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With a power meter, you’ll know exactly what the intensity demands of the event are so that you can replicate them in training. Then over the course of a few weeks, you can make your workouts increasingly like the goal event by training at the precise intensities needed. On race day there will be no surprises. Your body will be ready to meet the demands of the event. Pace Steady-State Races To be successful in steady-state events such as time trials and triathlons, you must expend your energy in a well-calculated manner.