Key 3: Focus on posture.
For some triathletes, flattening the back and turtling the head downward can make a big difference. This change frequently saves athletes drag equivalent to as much as 90 seconds in an Olympic-distance race. These tweaks can make a position more demanding, so try them on the road and see if your hips feel impinged or breathing constricted. Practice this posture during every ride. After a month of acclimation, it might become your secret weapon.
Aaron Ross is a biomechanic and aerodynamic fit specialist at Faster (Ride-faster.com)
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