a race in which competitors are timed individually on a set distance over a course or track, especially to qualify for a successive event.
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How to use time trial in a sentence
The best option is probably a series of time trials at relevant race distances, but that’s a very slow and painful way of collecting data.
Both approaches have been shown to improve time trial performance, but Rosenblat’s goal was to figure out how to fine-tune the details of each style of workout.
He and his colleagues crunched the data from 29 different studies to determine the best workouts to enhance endurance time trial performance.
He only included studies that directly measured performance in a time trial, instead of looking at indirect measures like changes in VO2 max.
All of Project PR’s participants followed a training program designed by professional runners Nick Willis and Mary Cain, which began with a baseline 5K and culminated in a final time trial.
That summer, Hamilton won the gold medal in the time trial at the Athens Olympics.Lance Armstrong’s Teammate Tells All: ‘The Secret Race’ By Tyler Hamilton | The Daily Beast | September 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for time trial
(esp in cycling) a race in which the competitors compete against the clock over a specified course
- time-trialling, noun
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