Get Creative when Going Long

May
23

Posted by Coach Mandi Kowal

There are lots of ways to "go long" on the bike and run while facilitating safety, access to nutrition, desire to stay close to home, family involvement, and motivation! Here are 8 options to mix it up and have fun while still getting in the time and distance! 

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My Psoas? WHAT Muscle?

May
23

Posted by Coach Patty Collins

The psoas muscle may be the most important muscle in your body. They are the primary connectors between your torso and your legs and as major flexors, weak psoas muscles can cause compensation resulting in low back and pelvic pain. These muscles also support the internal organs and are connected to our breathing and digestion. Here's how to tell if you have a psoas muscle imbalance along with some tips for getting things back in balance

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What to Look for in a Coach

May
16

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino

What should you look for in a coach? Whether you’re doing a triathlon, a mountain bike race, an ultra run, a long course open water swim or your first 5K race, here are some keys to think about when selecting the right coach for you.

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Where the Rubber Hits the Road

May
15

Posted by Coach Adam Sczech

There are many tire choices for our bikes. Learn how the durameter of the rubber and TPI of the casing should be factored into your selection.

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The Mental Side of Injury Recovery

May
8

Posted by Coach Jamie Brown

Injuries happen. How you choose to manage the mental side of the recovery is up to you. There are steps you can take to make the most of the time and come back strong. 

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Train Smart, Train Safe

May
8

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud

Triathletes often train alone due to scheduling needs or specific training requirements. Take precautions to do so safely and to be prepared should the unexpected happen. 

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Growing as a Triathlete

May
2

Posted by Coach John Murray

Perfect race days don't come all that often, and how we react to the imperfections in our race shows the real growth in us as triathletes. The sport gives us many opportunities to choose how to respond when things don't go right!

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Leave No Stone Unturned in Training

May
1

Posted by Coach Aaron Scheidies

As triathletes, we train to swim, to bike, and to run. But do we properly train all of the elements that comprise a race, do we train for the unique features of each of our races, and do we do so at race speed? Coach Aaron gives some examples of training approaches that leave no stone unturned.

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Mix Up Your Multisport Racing

Apr
25

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield

Do you find yourself racing the same types of events or the same distances? Challenge yourself to try something new - an odd distance race, a discipline specific race (5k, timetrial, or OWS), or new terrain (trails, off-road). Here's why!

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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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Get Creative when Going Long

Posted by Coach Mandi Kowal on May 23, 2017

My Psoas? WHAT Muscle?

Posted by Coach Patty Collins on May 23, 2017

What to Look for in a Coach

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino on May 16, 2017

Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Posted by Coach Adam Sczech on May 15, 2017

The Mental Side of Injury Recovery

Posted by Coach Jamie Brown on May 08, 2017

Train Smart, Train Safe

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud on May 08, 2017

Growing as a Triathlete

Posted by Coach John Murray on May 02, 2017

Leave No Stone Unturned in Training

Posted by Coach Aaron Scheidies on May 01, 2017

Mix Up Your Multisport Racing

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield on April 25, 2017

Navigating the Ocean Swim

Posted by Coach Jay Weber on April 24, 2017

 

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