Training for this transition is as much psychological as physiological. Running after putting out a big effort on the bike is difficult. The harder or longer the bike effort, the more difficult the transition becomes. Enter the “brick” workout.
When the average person hears “triathlon,” most think of Ironman: a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run. In the world of endurance sports, there’s more to life than just going longer.