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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 […]



Running Training

Monday, May 2, 2016 by Coach Kevin

Training for the run is probably the easiest of all three disciplines for Triathlons. We grab our shoes and go!  And running—any running—is great for training.  However, we should all think about what we can do from a training perspective to improve our running.  The good news is we have lots of alternatives to choose […]



Run Workouts

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by Coach John

Here is a quick breakdown of the different types of run specific workouts including the benefits and why we have you do them in your training plans. Warm-up: A period of walking or easy running or any light activity that is done for 10 to 20 minutes before a workout. It gradually increases heart rate, […]


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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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The Value of Muscle Memory Training

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by Coach Kevin

Muscle memory makes sense for a basketball player, but how does it make us a faster triathlete? Coach Kevin explains how it can.


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Off the Bike into the Run

Sunday, February 26, 2012 by Coach Kevin

Coach Kevin breaks down his T2 strategies for short course races.


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Beware the Training Plan Downloaded from the Internet

Sunday, February 26, 2012 by admin

When downloading a canned training plan off the Internet, be aware that you can be led astray. Here are six things often lacking in a generic training program that should be a part of a quality training program.


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Race Like You Train

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 by Coach Kevin

A guiding philosophy for Coach Kevin is that you race like you train. Training for maximum performance is different for a Sprint than it is for an Olympic. Then why do we sign up for different length races?


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Usain Bolt Can Get His Butt Kicked by a Squirrel

Monday, February 14, 2011 by admin

Are we born to run? Author Christopher McDougall explores the mysteries of the human desire to run and explains why a squirrel can kick Usain Bolt’s butt.



Wintertime Triathletes

Friday, January 14, 2011 by admin

Well, with the doldrums of winter upon us, there no doubt will be a variety of triathletes with very different outcomes of the off-season. Let’s talk a bit about how to take on the winter and my personal opinion of indoor dislike compared to potential benefit factors for some of those options.