Prepare for Wetsuit Swims, Recipes for Training, Sign up for Final Portofino Ladies Race

Aug
29

With fall approaching, it's time to dust off the wetsuits for fall races. Coach Jamie has tips for how to train in your wetsuit to maximize your performance. Coach Mandi shares a favorite pumpkin pie recipe and relates it to following a your training plan. The final Portofino Tri Series races is fast approaching with the September 23 Ladies Only Race. Welcome to the new athletes who joined us this summer!

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Bubble Wrap Yourself, Mental Fitness, Portofino Tri Series Race #3

Aug
22

The race taper is important for having our best performance and Coach David urges us to resist activities that jeopardize the intended race-readiness! Coach Liesl discusses the topic of mental fitness and how to inventory our current state. The final open race of the Portofino Tri Series is recapped. Mike Mendoza completes his 17th 70.3 race! 

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Rest, Coach Allen's Favorite Triathlon Bookmarks

Aug
15

With so many online triathlon resources, it can be difficult to separate good information from bad. Coach Allen gives guidelines for evaluting information and provides lists of his favorite go-to websites. Coach John reminds us of the importance of rest for training adaptation and discusses several ways we can accomplish this. 

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Hips Don't Lie, From Got to Get to, Triathlon Essentials

Aug
8

Coach Amanda shares three exercise to strengthen our hips and glutes for our best run performance. For those new to the gear-happy sport of triathlon, Coach April provides a list of essentails. Coach MarkT reminds us that training should be a "get to" not a "got to," and we should reframe if necessary to get the best benefit from our sport! Results from IM 70.3 Boulder, and more!

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Fear as Intelligence, Post "A" Race Malaise, WPS Edmonton

Aug
1

Coach Mark explains that that fear can have a purpose, and if we can learn to avoid panicking, it allows our intellect to work rapidly to make a decision on a course of action. Coach MarkT addresses the topic of mental fatigue and lack of motivation that often follows a big race. Final Portofino Tri Series races are coming. WPS Edmonton Results. 

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