Etiquette in our disciplines. Part one: Swimming

August 21, 2018

Well…it is late August and I just jumped into the pool last week for an early morning session only to have the swimmer in the lane ignore me for more than 5 minutes. This (along with a few other incidents) prompted me to remind everyone about proper etiquette in the different disciplines that we practice. [...]

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7 Rules to Fuel Properly When Short on Time

July 11, 2018

Special Thanks to fellow coach DANIELA VILLEGAS Balancing triathlon training, work and family is inherently challenging, but as athletes we sometimes drop the ball on nutrition — often referred to as the “fourth discipline.” Failing to follow a good nutrition routine can severely impact your training and performance. Nutrition is crucial when it comes to [...]

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Triathlete of the month spotlight: Doug Scott

June 8, 2018

Interview with Doug Scott Sports in high school: In high school I played a variety of sports ranging from baseball, and football to swimming. In college I competed in powerlifting and Olympic style weight liting. After college I got into martial arts and practice for almost 10 years. I studied various arts including Karate, Ju-Jitsu, [...]

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Triathlete of the month spotlight: Leon Herszon

May 9, 2018

What type of sports (if any) did you compete in during HS/College? Tennis and rowing When did you start in the sport of Triathlon? In September 2012, I did the Skylands sprint race. What attracted you to the sport? I wanted to do something challenging and racing three different sports together had a great appeal. [...]

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Post-workout YOGA poses

March 21, 2018

9 Post-Run Yoga Poses to Relieve Lower Back Pain By Dana Meltzer Zepeda Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest You’ve logged your miles for the day, so why is it that you feel worse than you did before you started? Despite the physical and spiritual benefits of running, there’s no denying that [...]

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8 Core Exercises to improve your SWIM

March 9, 2018

Please see this article fro Active along with videos to strengthen your core (specifically your swim core). https://www.active.com/triathlon/articles/8-core-exercises-to-improve-your-swim?cmp=18N-PB2000-S20-T9-triathlon-AR3&eps=title_529102 Best, The coaches

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Are You Eating Enough?

January 25, 2018

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 BY LINDSAY ZEMBA LEIGH The majority of triathletes and runners are always striving to be leaner and reach their fastest “race weight,” both within the season and in the off-season. It is absolutely true that the leaner you are, the faster you can run and bike—at least to a point. But eating [...]

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2018!!!

December 31, 2017

As many take this time to set goals for the new year…don’t forget to reflect back on the year we leave behind. As triathletes (and TYPE A athletes) we focus on goals, numbers, statistics, etc…I was thrilled to punch in my Training Peaks chart yesterday to see that I swam, biked and ran enough miles [...]

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Accountability in 2018 (Repeat of December 2016 post)

December 1, 2017

accountability [uh-koun-tuh-bil-i-tee] noun 1- the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable. As triathletes are often type A personalities or self starters, at times, they need accountability. That “accountability” can take many forms. For some, it can be performance in a race, for some it can be answering to a coach or training partners and [...]

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Season ending and recap

September 4, 2017

Happy Labor Day! The 2017 season is coming to a close and Start-tri athletes as well as training friends/partners had a great summer with a few more races to finish out the season. This summer brought numerous finishers at sprint triathlons, half-ironman and ironman races as well as the world championships in Penticton, British Columbia. [...]

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