Share the Road, Periodization, Portofino Sunset Tri Race #5

Jul
22

Coach Mark reminds us how to ride safely and courteously solo and in groups to promote mutual respect between cyclists and motorists. Coach Dustin expands on three types of Periodization approaches to keep us out of training ruts. Results, photos, and thanks from Portofino Sunset Tri Race #5 presented by Infinity Bicycles.

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Pre-Race Self-Talk, Sunfish Tri

Jul
15

Coach John suggests for top race performance, rehearse positive pre-race self talk! Results and photos from the Sunfish Tri. Upcoming races, Portofino Sunset Tri, new sale at Infinity Bicycles, and more!

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Make the Most of your Pool Time, Triathlon Urban Myths

Jul
8

If you are one who heads to the pool without a structured plan, read Coach John's advice for getting more out of your pool time. Coach Mark brings Part 2 of Triathlon Urban Myths covering music on the run, bike cadence, speed work, T1, and training monotony. Results and pictures from the Wesson Memorial 2-Miler.

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Heat & Humidity ITU Chicago Paratriathlon, Woolmarket Du#3, PST Race Report

Jul
1

Coach Allen discusses acclimation and adjustments for summer's heat and humidity. News, photos, and results from ITU Chicago Paratriathlon. Teresa Hess shares her race report from Portofino Sunset Tri by Infinitiy Bicycles race #4.

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Triathlon Urban Myths, Portofino Sunset Tri Race #4

Jun
24

Coach Mark debunks several Triathlon Urban Myths in this first installment. Photos, results, and volunteers from Portofino Sunset Tri Race #4. Joey Pocreva qualifies for USAT Jr. Elite National Championship.

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Data Dumps, Monitor resting Heart Rate, Casey Elkin's Grandman Race Report

Jun
17

Coach John recognizes the usefulness and importance of training data, but says data dumps do not tell the whole story; athlete feedback is important. Coach Dustin explains how resting heart rate can be used to identify periods of overtraining. Casey Elkins shares his Grandman Triathlon racing report. Photos, race results, more!

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No Courage Without Fear, Rising from the Ashes, Portofino Sunset Tri Race #3

Jun
10

There is no courage without fear - consider that as you ready yourself for your next race. Coach Mark says to embrace that. Coach Dustin shares a tremendous documentary film on the first Rwandan National Cycling Team. Full recap of Portofino Sunset Tri #3 presented by Infinity Bicycles - A race report by Angie Mellen, photos, volunteer thanks! Pics from Jacqueline Sasaki's IM 70.3 Boise where she earned a spot to the World Championship!

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Belief, Short Course is Hard, The Grandman Triathlon, Race Reports - XTERRA and IMTX

Jun
3

Coach John shares an athlete's pre-race affirmation. Coach Mark explains that short-course racing requires a different mentality and different preparation. Read race reports from XTERRA with Scott Boulton and IMTX with Chad Westmoreland.

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Open Water Drills in Pool, Easy Does It, Woolmarket Du

May
27

Coach John suggests ways to simulate open water training in the pool. Coach Mark explains that easy training sessions should not be dictated by pace but by feel, and be a truly easy effort. Lots of results and photos from Woolmarket and more!

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CAF Camp, Smoothies, Race Results from TX, FL, UT, AL, MS, Japan

May
20

Photos from the CAF Paratriathlon Camp with Coach Mark and Coach John. Smoothie ideas from Coach Dustin. Welcome Allison Gray to Team MPI. Athlete Quote. Race results & more!

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