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Hydration It is a very hot summer and it is very important to keep yourself hydrated. Aim at drinking half your body weight (pounds) in fluid ounces each day.  This does not include your morning cup of Joe or any other caffeinated beverage but… Continue Reading “Hydration”

Key Swim Drills for a Triathlete

Key Swim Drills for a Triathlete  written by Hector L Torres USAT Lv 2, USAC Lv 2, USAS and USATF & MS You have spent a lot of time in the water and you want to get faster. However, you need to focus on technique… Continue Reading “Key Swim Drills for a Triathlete”

Mental Skills Assessment

Mental Skills Assessment Sport success is determined in part by physical conditioning, skill, and preparation. But it is also influenced by psychological factors such as self confidence, motivation, concentration, and emotional control. We haven’t seen any Olympic athletes who succeed without doing the physical… Continue Reading “Mental Skills Assessment”

Spinach and Kale Salad

Spinach and Kale Salad with Sweet and Spicy Dressing  Spinach is a powerhouse vegetable, rich in potassium, folate, beta-carotene, and many other nutrients. You can easily incorporate more spinach into your diet with tasty spinach salads. 1 – 10 oz package or large bunch… Continue Reading “Spinach and Kale Salad”

Brick Workouts

Brick Workouts  Bricks are a very important part of triathlon (and duathlon) training and they are sometimes overlooked.  Bricks refer to training on two disciplines during the same workout, one after the other with minimal or no interruption in between, just as you would… Continue Reading “Brick Workouts”

Sleep Deprived & Hydration

Sleep Deprived Besides wreaking havoc on your overall health, a lack of sleep can slow reaction times, impair motor coordination, and deplete endurance. Skimping on sleep robs the body’s supply of glycogen—the sugary fuel that powers your muscles during workouts. Your body also does its… Continue Reading “Sleep Deprived & Hydration”

Bike Trainer Session

Tuesday Morning Trainer Session Every Tuesday at the Downtown YMCA at 5 am

Thursday night bike trainer session confirmation

Enclosed you will find a list of all of the athletes attending the bike trainer session on Thursday night March 7, 2013. Leslie Cain Judy VALERIE BARBOSA rafael oliver Toni Cuomo-Yokel Stephanie Danny Rice Jay Strates Laura Mikovsky Hector Torres

February 11-17, 2013

Hello Team, The recovery week is over… how exciting! Now it is time for the second phase. (Please read below) I will like to send a shout out to all of the athletes who participated at the brick workout at Lake Louisa and Clay… Continue Reading “February 11-17, 2013”



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