Tag: training

Changing up the workout

As triathletes, you practice a multi sport lifestyle, it is very important to implement strength training for injury prevention, muscular endurance and power to the disciplines you practice. However, many athletes tend to do the same strength workouts over and over. They don’t realize… Continue Reading “Changing up the workout”

Keep yourself lean…. with sleep!

If you are one of those Type A athletes that is always on the go and try to fit everything in one day. Then you are only taking 4-5 hours of sleep… however, you might realize that now matter how much you train you… Continue Reading “Keep yourself lean…. with sleep!”

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… Continue Reading “Rest and Recovery”

Dealing With Stress

Stress… your worst enemy! As you all are aware, stress can be caused by many things, such as work, family, friends and training. Training? Why training? Exercise is stressed caused to the body… however, it is a good stress; moreover it can cause damage… Continue Reading “Dealing With Stress”

Running Unnecessary Long Runs

Running Unnecessary Long Runs by Hector L Torres “Practice makes perfect”, how many times have you heard that. However, many people take that to heart and believe that when training for an Ironman they have to spend countless of hours on the run and… Continue Reading “Running Unnecessary Long Runs”


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”

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”

2013 Paratriathlon Florida Regional Championship

USA Triathlon’s Florida Region Paratriathlon Championship Clermont, FL – On Saturday, March 23, 2013, the Great Clermont Triathlon will host the Florida Region’s third annual Paratriathlon Championship. Held at Lake Minneola in Clermont, Florida, the event is expected to contribute to the growth of… Continue Reading “2013 Paratriathlon Florida Regional Championship”

Stay Focused

Set your mind prior to practice. What is your purpose when you wake up each morning to practice. The sky is the limit. I read today: “‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able… Continue Reading “Stay Focused”



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