Should you race while sick? – One coach’s perspective

Sunday, November 12, 2017 by Coach Tommy

Is racing while sick a good idea? Read one coach’s perspective on racing while sick. His answer may surprise you….

Josh Becker “You Are An IRONMAN!”

Monday, February 20, 2017 by admin

Have you ever done an Ironman? Here’s one person’s journey going the distance while overcoming some difficult obstacles along the way.

“A” Race Selection

Sunday, February 5, 2017 by Coach Tommy

Have you ever wondered how many “A” races is good to have in a season or what type of “A” race is good for me? Read to find out what criteria or factors goes into choosing your optimal “A” race.

How to Avoid Burn Out

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by Coach Denise

I’ve always had a “if some is good, then more is better” attitude. While fun, this has not always served me well. I did my first Ironman in 2011 and enjoyed it so much that I proceeded to do another one the following year and then another one the year after that. While fun, that […]

Improving Your Swim

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by Coach Kevin

It seems that the biggest struggle for most triathletes is the swim. This is not surprising since swimming requires much more technique than biking or running. Adding to the difficulties of the technique requirements is that that athletes have to be in an aquatic environment that they are not used to—no wonder people struggle. I […]

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How to plan a group workout…

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 by Coach Kristen

When designing a workout for a group, finding some random set off of the internet, in my opinion, just doesn’t cut it. Of course you can use something online as a template, but to succeed as a workout leader, you need to take into consideration a few things: 1) What is your ultimate goal/outcome for […]

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Are you afraid to swim?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 by Coach Kristen

In my years of coaching, I have come across many adults that have said they could never learn to swim.  I have worked with all types of non-swimmers coming from different backgrounds.  They didn’t grow up around water.  They had a near death experience.  They didn’t have the time to learn.  They played some sport […]

Swim Terms

Sunday, May 12, 2013 by Coach Tommy

If you are new to swimming with a training group there may be some nomenclature that is unfamiliar to you. Even if you are an experienced swimmer, coaches often use different nomenclature and terms. I’m going to write out the terms we typically use for Triple Threat workouts.

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Economy and the Athlete

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by Coach Tommy

Improving economy can provide significant benefits to your performance. Coach Tommy explains what it is and how to do it.

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How to Incorporate Athletic Events into Your Triathlon Training Plan

Saturday, July 7, 2012 by Coach Kristen

Coach Kristen shows how you can incorporate other athletic events into your triathlon training plan while still focusing on your A race.

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