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Triathlon Training Blog

Triathlon Training Always dreamed about doing a triathlon race (swimming, cycling and running), but don’t know how to get started? Wondering where to find the time, how to prepare or where to find friends to train with for all three sports? Are equipment costs holding you back? Is fear a factor for you? None of these issues should hold you back from getting into this exciting multisport. Take it from someone who has experienced all of these emotions and asked all of these questions.

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Friday, February 3, 2012

Meet Triathlon Coach Sergio Borges

This week, I talked to triathlon coach Sergio Borges, owner of Sergio X Training, about his training philosophy. For full disclosure, Sergio was my first triathlon coach back in 2004. I returned to his program last year and had my fastest half Ironman ever at the tough Wildflower 70.3 distance (2nd place age-group win in 50:30:36. With Sergio’s expert advice and my training partners, some of the best people you’ll ever meet, I hope for more highlights this year.

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Finding “Mr. or Mrs. Right”

If you’re looking for a triathlon coach to guide you this upcoming triathlon season, you will find no shortage of suitors.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

There are two Types of Bicyclists….

The ones who have crashed and the ones who will, the prophecy goes.

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Seven Days of Training on My Way to ITU Worlds in Henderson, Nev. on Nov. 5 -- Day 5

As anything in life, triathlon is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. With my “A” race now being less than 3 weeks away, I’m starting to feel the pressure. As a tribute to my friends and training partners and supporters at ACE, here is Day 5 in my 7-Day blog documentary of a typical/not-so-typical training week to tackle the 2.49 mile-swim; 74.6-mile bike ride; and 18.6-mile run.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Seven Days of Training on My Way to ITU Worlds in Henderson, Nev. on Nov. 5 -- Day 4

As anything in life, triathlon is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. With my “A” race now being less than 3 weeks away, I’m starting to feel the pressure. As a tribute to my friends and training partners and supporters at ACE, here is Day 4 in my 7-Day blog documentary of a typical/not-so-typical training week to tackle the 2.49 mile-swim; 74.6-mile bike ride; and 18.6-mile run.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Seven Days of Training on My Way to ITU Worlds in Henderson, Nev. on Nov. 5 -- Day 3

As anything in life, triathlon is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. With my “A” race now being less than 3 weeks away, I’m starting to feel the pressure. As a tribute to my friends and training partners and supporters at ACE, here is Day 3 in my 7-Day blog documentary of a typical/not-so-typical training week to tackle the 2.49 mile-swim; 74.6-mile bike ride; and 18.6-mile run.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Seven Days of Training on My Way to ITU Worlds in Henderson, Nev. on Nov. 5 -- Day 2

As anything in life, triathlon is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. With my “A” race now being less than 3 weeks away, I’m starting to feel the pressure. As a tribute to my friends and training partners and supporters at ACE, here is Day 2 in my 7-Day blog documentary of a typical/not-so-typical training week to tackle the 2.49 mile-swim; 74.6-mile bike ride; and 18.6-mile run.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Seven Days of Training On My Way to The ITU Long Distance World Championship on Nov. 5

As anything in life, triathlon is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. With my “A” race for this year now being less than 3 weeks away, I’m starting to feel the pressure. At the same time, I’m excited about revisiting the Silverman and seeing old friends.

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Friday, May 13, 2011

The Secret Behind Coach Gordo’s Name—And Nutrition Tips You can Use

With his slim, sculpted physique, 43-year old Coach Gordo (Gordon Byrn) certainly looks the part of an elite triathlete. But peel back the layers, and you’ll discover that even a smart finance guy crowned Ultra Distance World Champion, turned full-time coach, had to negotiate nutritional barriers.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

How One Man's Lifestyle Change Inspired a Now Entire Family of Triathletes

It’s been four years since Cameron Zolghadri has frequented Burger King and he has no plans to visit this particular restaurant or any other fast food venue ever again.

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