Navigating the Ocean Swim

Apr
24

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

There is something magical about training and racing in the ever-changing ocean but it does require a slightly different set of skills. Athletes must learn to read the waves and currents and work with their energy when entering, swimming straight, and exiting. Here are some tips to enjoy a swim in the sea!

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RESET for Success

Apr
17

Posted by Coach Amanda Leibovitz

In life and in sport, things don't always go as planned. If we can accept unpredictability, we can shift from trying to control things and prevent challenges to recovering from setbacks and adapting to the new situation. A simple 3-step resetting can help us take in new information, determine a new course of action, and stay engaged in the present. Here's how.

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Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Apr
17

Posted by Coach Becky Piper

Looking for a convenient and healthy breakfast that is a great source of protein, healthy fats, complex carbohydrates, and fruits to get your day started right? Wish you could have cookies for breakfast? Well you can with this delicious blend of oats, peanut butter, nuts, bananas, and dark chocolate!

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Coach Mark Sortino Named 2016 USAT Paratriathlon Coach of the Year

Apr
17

Posted by admin

Coach Mark Sortino was named USA Triathlon's 2016 Paratriathlon Coach of the Year. He coached the first-ever U.S. Paralympic Triathlon Team in the sport’s debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Sortino was also the personal coach of three 2016 Paralympians in Mark Barr, Hailey Danz and Krige Schabort. Danz earned a Paralympic silver medal in Rio as part of a U.S. women’s podium sweep in the PT2 division. Barr, who placed fourth in the men’s PT2 division in Rio, was named 2016 USA Triathlon Men’s Paratriathlete of the Year earlier this week.

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The Portofino Tri Series Presented by Zarzaur Law

Apr
10

Posted by Coach John Murray

Join us in Pensacola for a Portofino Tri Series presented by Zarzaur Law Super Sprint Triathlon on May 20, June 24, or August 19 or for our Ladies Only Race on September 23. Whether you are a first-timer, an experienced athlete wanting to race all-out, or looking to pair a fun race with a destination vacation, you will enjoy this race! Sign up and see for yourself!

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USAT Multisport Zone: Energy Systems, Lactate, and What Age-Group Athletes Need to Know

Apr
10

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

ATP, ADP, Krebs, glycolysis, phosphorylation, lactate, pyruvate. Is your head spinning? Here's what endurance athletes actually need to understand about how the human energy system works.

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Banish the Chafing Woes

Apr
10

Posted by Coach April Corey

Raise your hand if you have ever let out a blood curdling scream when you hit the shower after a race or long training session! When that water from the shower hits the chaffed parts of your body, it is not a pleasant experience. But rest assured, there are several ways to help prevent gear chaffing.

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In Praise of RPE

Mar
31

Posted by Coach Chris Palmquist

Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is a holistic self-reported measure of intensity that naturally accounts for environmental conditions, fatigue, and cumulative training stress. With practice it will enable you to complete your training or racing optimally – neither too hard or too easy for the goals and conditions of the day. Here's how to incorporate it.

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Race Report: IM 70.3 Puerto Rico, by Brent Larimer

Mar
31

Posted by admin

Brent Larimer finished his first 70.3 on March 19 in 5:05. He wrote a race report to reflect on his race, identify areas of improvement, and to communicate with his coach, Allen Stanfield. Learn about his race and how to write a good race report!

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Hooray for vacation! But what about my training?!?

Mar
28

Posted by Coach Patty Collins

A family vacation doesn't have to cause a total disruption to fitness. Plan short workouts into the vacation, and be flexible and creative to find ways to involve friends and family in the fun! Stay active and come away with great memories, feeling refreshed!

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Navigating the Ocean Swim

Posted by Coach Jay Weber on April 24, 2017

RESET for Success

Posted by Coach Amanda Leibovitz on April 17, 2017

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Posted by Coach Becky Piper on April 17, 2017

Coach Mark Sortino Named 2016 USAT Paratriathlon Coach of the Year

Posted by admin on April 17, 2017

The Portofino Tri Series Presented by Zarzaur Law

Posted by Coach John Murray on April 10, 2017

USAT Multisport Zone: Energy Systems, Lactate, and What Age-Group Athletes Need to Know

Posted by Coach Mark Turner on April 10, 2017

Banish the Chafing Woes

Posted by Coach April Corey on April 10, 2017

In Praise of RPE

Posted by Coach Chris Palmquist on March 31, 2017

Race Report: IM 70.3 Puerto Rico, by Brent Larimer

Posted by admin on March 31, 2017

Hooray for vacation! But what about my training?!?

Posted by Coach Patty Collins on March 28, 2017

 

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