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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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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