December:)

November 29, 2019

A DECEMBER CHALLENGE…Coming soon…Who is in??? Will you commit without knowing??? Happy day after Thanksgiving!

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4 Ways Triathletes Should Train in the Off-Season

November 5, 2019

OCTOBER 22, 2019 · BY CONRAD GOERINGER Use the off-season as an opportunity to address aspects of training that are often ignored, such as overall strength, resiliency, and limiters. As the racing season wraps up for most triathletes in the northern hemisphere, many are wondering what to do with themselves over the next few months. [...]

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At the races in August…

August 8, 2019

Well, the dog days of August are upon us:) We have been blessed with some very warm weather as of late here in the mid-atlantic!!! The beginning of August saw Hillary Hertler crush her old PR at the Lake Logan Aquavelo and land on the podium! Start-tri alum Patty MacNaught and Jen Palombo crushed the [...]

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Training in the heat…

July 21, 2019

It’s uncomfortable, but science says training in the heat is worth the trouble: Hot-weather workouts teach your body to sweat more (which keeps you cool), increase your blood-plasma volume (which benefits cardiovascular fitness), and lower your core body temp—all adaptations that help you perform better in any weather. But how hot is too hot? “I [...]

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Learn how Gwen Jorgensen (our first Triathlon gold medalist) got her start

March 7, 2019

In 2009, Gwen Jorgensen didn’t even know triathlon was in the Olympics. Now she is one of the best triathletes in the world; Olympic Gold Medalist, two-time World Champion and holds a record 17 career ITU World Triathlon Series gold medals. Here’s how the driven and talented athlete made her way to Olympic Gold Medalist. [...]

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New Challenges…

January 22, 2019

Well, we are three weeks into the NEW YEAR…Have you kept your resolutions? Did you make any? Do you need any? These are all timely questions and good questions for triathletes. As an athlete (and coach) I like to set some challenges for the NEW YEAR. They vary from year to year depending on my [...]

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Bring in 2019!!!

December 31, 2018

As I finished my last ride (in the RAIN again) exploring town on my crossbike…time to reflect. Time is a precious commodity that we cannot buy. Don’t take it for granted, cherish it and those you share it with♥ !!! I look forward to 2019 and hope to spend more time with/see more of the [...]

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December “Advent” Challenge

November 30, 2018

Tomorrow marks the beginning of December:) For many children, this marked the Advent Calendar Season. This year, Start-tri will mark December as get fit (or simply “do something” month). So the Advent surprise will be different activities every day:) Some that are Swim/Bike/Run specific and others…just 5-10 minutes of moving/raising your HR. If you are [...]

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Triathlete of the Month: September Spotlight-Alminda Brundyn

September 3, 2018

Triathlete of the month spotlight: Alminda Brundyn What type of sports (if any) did you compete in during HS/College? Growing up in South Africa, we did a bit of everything – I did some track and field, as well as played field hockey. In college I continued playing field hockey. When did you start in [...]

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Running Etiquette

August 28, 2018

When running on trails, paths, a track, or roads, it’s important for runners to follow a basic set of rules to keep those areas safe and enjoyable for everyone, including non-runners. Below are some basic safety and etiquette guidelines to follow if you’re running along a multi-use path, your local track or trails, or on [...]

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