Tag: activity

Race Week Tips by Hector L Torres

With the past couple of months on waking up at 4 am, be at practice at 5 and be at your best attitude every day has paid its benefits. You look great, feel great and are at your best for race day. However, many… Continue Reading “Race Week Tips by Hector L Torres”

Rest and Recovery

Rest and Recovery The workouts you do are as good as the recover that follows. How can you get the best out of each session? If you are like every single triathlete as I see, the coach tells you to cool down and you… Continue Reading “Rest and Recovery”

Getting ready for your long runs during Ironman training – Hector L Torres

During triathlon training, especially during Ironman training, it is very important to prepare yourselves for your long day of trainings. You have to think your body as your engine aka “motor”.  During your training you have been spending time on your feet; which leads… Continue Reading “Getting ready for your long runs during Ironman training – Hector L Torres”

Core Exercises

Core Exercises! How to do it: Warm up: 15 min elliptical You will do 4 sets of 30 reps on each exercise. Make sure you exhale and hold the contraction for at least 1 – 2 seconds. 1. side Bridge reverse crunch 2. Plank with… Continue Reading “Core Exercises”

Go to Bed!

Go to Bed! The average american will sleep 5- 6 hours a day. However, when we are training and want to improve our performance we need to take quality time in our sleep.  Catch more quality sleep  can make you stronger. Countless time, I… Continue Reading “Go to Bed!”

Healthy Taco Salad

We like the spices of the Mexican culture; however, when we go to order  a taco salad it is full of greasy and unhealthy ingredients. In my experience a taco salad is nothing but greasy taco meat piled high on nutritionally void iceberg lettuce… Continue Reading “Healthy Taco Salad”

Fresh or Frozen Vegetables

We are always in the rush and want to eat fresh vegetables. However, many people don’t believe that Frozen vegetables have the same nutritional value.  Eat your (Frozen) vegetables. Well, you might need to re-evaluate your choices. Researchers at the University of Georgia’s College… Continue Reading “Fresh or Frozen Vegetables”

Excuse me??? Oh…. another excuse!

From the Coach… I might have heard this several times: slept in watch another episode of the Biggest loser read three days’s worth of backlon on our Twitter feed finished work had dinner with friends hit Target for some “essentials” stared at the walls… Continue Reading “Excuse me??? Oh…. another excuse!”



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