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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Start-tri Athlete of the Month August Spotlight:Mike Tropea

August 9, 2017

Mike just completed Ironman Lake Placid several weeks ago on a journey with a very good friend of his…Bernie Garruppo. What type of sports (if any) did you compete in during HS/College?: Soccer and Lacrosse in High School; Lacrosse in College When did you start in the sport of Triathlon? 2013 What attracted you to [...]

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Start-tri Athlete of the Month

July 12, 2017

Triathlete of the month of July spotlight: Pete Kavalus Pete is a long-time Start-tri athlete who has many great races at the 70.3 and 140.6 distances. This year he was awarded a 70.3 World Championships spot at California 70.3 and ended up on the podium at Raleigh 70.3. We are super proud of Pete’s drive [...]

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Spring Updates

May 29, 2017

Happy Memorial Day to everyone! Many of us think of this day as the unofficial start of summer, but I would ask you to pause to remember our veterans and those who have passed on… Many of us took advantage of this fine weekend to race in the some classic swim races. Stephanie Mitchell took [...]

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