MRT in the Media
June 12th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine
In this article, Coach Clint Lien looks at swim sets for the sprint distance up to the standard distance – so that’s anywhere from 500 metres to 1,500 metres.
April 17th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine
Another season of open water swimming is fast approaching, and it won’t be long before it’s time to dig out the wetsuit. But, before you put a toe into any open water, there are several things you can do in the pool to make the transition a smooth and satisfying one.
January 15th, 2019 by The Habit Podcast
Clint Lien is the head coach of Mercury Rising Triathlon Club. In this episode he talks about the early days of triathlon in Canada and his time in LA chasing the movie industry as a screenwriter.
February 6th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine
“Boring training makes good athletes.” That was the mantra of my old coach and, for the most part, I have found it to be true. But I’ve also found that a little spice, now and then, also helps make good athletes.
January 30, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine
There’s an old mantra out there that boring training makes good athletes. The majority of the time, swim training is just that – you stare at a black line and perform the same movements over and over again. However, breaking the routine and adding a little spice into your swim week is always a good idea.
May 31st, 2016 by Triathlon Magazine
Clint Lien is the head coach of Mercury Rising Triathlon Club. In this article he talks about how having a weak, inefficient kick or overkicking will cost you in a race.
September 16th, 2016 by Triathlon Magazine
The fall should be a bit of a down time for athletes, though. The way to view this period is not to see it as a time for decay, but as an opportunity for development — a time to focus on weaknesses. In the pool that usual means working on your technique.
August 17th, 2017 by Triathlon Magazine
Meet elite para-triathlete Jon Dunkerley and MRT professional triathlete James Cook as the duo eyes Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
March 27th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine
You need to be swim fit to execute a good triathlon, so obviously you have to do enough work in the pool. But, if you’re just swimming to finish, you’re not realizing your full potential as a triathlete.
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