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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.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

From Couch Potato to a 70.3 Tri Race Finish in 12 Months—And Still the Biggest Loser

From Couch Potato to a 70.3 Tri Race Finish in 12 Months—And Still the Biggest Loser

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Monday, March 7, 2011

Tri Smarter

Last week, AASP-certified sport psychology consultant Dr. Alison Rhodius taught us how to set goals and train SMART. This week, we’ll learn how to train SMARTER.

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Why Goal-Setting is Important for Triathlon and Life and How to Do It Right

Why Goal-Setting is Important for Triathlon and Life and How to Do It Right

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Monday, February 14, 2011

The Real Deal with Training Plans

Surely, by now most triathletes have picked at least one race for their upcoming triathlon season.

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Monday, February 7, 2011

Self-coaching vs. Hiring a Coach Can be a Tricky Choice

For many triathletes the decision between self-coaching vs. hiring a coach is a no-brainer.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Mental in Triathlon

At this time of the year, most triathletes are busy planning out their coming racing season. The one thing we can all count on are the unplanned events: A job change, a family event, an injury, missed training days, rain.

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Getting Ready for Your First Tri Race? USAT Level III Coach Justin Trolle Talks About Base Training

Justin Trolle has been coaching youth elite ITU distance triathletes to the highest level for the past 18 years. Now the owner of Colorado-based Vanguard Triathlon has expanded his coaching services from the elite short-distance athletes to include longer-distance amateurs looking to gain a competitive edge.

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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Pro Triathlete Lesley Paterson Talks About the 'Off-season'

Professional triathlete Lesley Paterson is somewhat of a ‘trickster:’ With her tiny build, electric smile, and striking good looks, she seemingly fits perfectly into the world of her other career as a writer-producer/actress/coach.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The Good and Bad About Aging Up

For many triathletes the prospect of “aging up” into a new age-group, which happens in five-year increments, typically calls for more celebration than experienced by non-triathletes.

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Functional Training for Triathletes

‘Tis is the season for Holiday treats, family time, and strength-training.

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