Tag: tapering

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 –… Continue Reading “May 11 – 15, 2015”

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… Continue Reading “USA Triathlon Florida Region – Long Course Regional Championship”

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”

Race Week Tips – Arriving at Race Site

Arriving at Race Site Arrive a few days in advance of the race so you can become familiar with the venue. Swim start – Review the swim start area; early morning is best as winds and chop are more likely to be light. Review the… Continue Reading “Race Week Tips – Arriving at Race Site”

Awesome Granola

Awesome Granola! Makes 10 servings (1/2 cup each) While many store bought granolas contain a lot of added oil (which significantly ups the calorie and fat content), this recipe uses just a small amount of canola oil, keeping the nutrition stats in check. Store… Continue Reading “Awesome Granola”

Overcoming the Fear of Water

Overcoming the Fear of Water by Hector L Torres  This might sound familiar, a new athlete shows up onto the pool deck and tells you that they have signed up for an Ironman and ask for your help to learn how to swim. You… Continue Reading “Overcoming the Fear of Water”


Tapering Tapering is the final few days to few weeks before the race. Here you continue to do little snippets of reminder training to keep our form in good shape but at the same time drop the volume of training to freshen up so… Continue Reading “Tapering”



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