Tag Archives: push through pain

Tuesday – Crush It

Warm up: 1 mile or 10 min cardio Foam Roll Dynamic Warm up: 6 – reverse lunges with a twist 6 – knees with a knee hug Main Set 6 rounds 1 min of battle ropes – ripples 8 Front Squats 8 shoulder presses 6 rounds 1 min of battle ropes – doubles 10 weighted […]

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May 11 – 15, 2015

Countdown to races!  Heartland Triathlon – Sebring, FL – Youth Championship – June 20 – 21, 2015 – www.heartlandtri.com/ Huntington’s Disease Triathlon – Club Championship – July 26, 2015 Registration: http://www.huntingtonsdiseasefl.org Clydesdale and Athenas National Championship – June 14, 2015 http://www.usatriathlon.org/events/usat/2015/06/clydesdale-and-athena-national-championships.aspx Six Gap Century Ride – September 27, 2015 http://www.6gap.com/index.php/the-rides/three-gap-fifty  We are going to be doing a […]

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March 4 – 10, 2015

Countdown to races! Gulf Coast Triathlon – May 9, 2015 Website  Heartland Triathlon – Sebring, FL – Youth Championship – June 20 – 21, 2015 – www.heartlandtri.com/ Huntington’s Disease Triathlon – Club Championship – July 26, 2015 Registration: http://www.huntingtonsdiseasefl.org Healthy Weight – Loss Guidelines! A healthy weight for an athlete is about how you feel and perform, not just […]

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USA Triathlon Florida Region – Long Course Regional Championship

Can’t wait for tomorrow’s Long Course Regional Championship with the 31st Annual Florida Challenge Triathlon – The Intimidator on March 21, 2015. The race will consist of 1.2 mi swim, 56 mi bike and a 13.1 mi run. If you are not up for the distance, there will be several other distances on the same […]

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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 skip the active recovery and start packing your stuff. You immediately […]

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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 into increasing aerobic capacity by building muscles enzymes, capillaries that deliver […]

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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 diagonal arm lift 3. Single Leg Lowering (Lie on your back […]

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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 will check Facebook during the morning and I see the following […]

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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 and a pound of cheese for garnish — oh and you […]

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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 of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences analyzed eight different fruits and vegetables […]

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