Spring Cleaning for Triathletes

Spring is a time of renewal, cleaning, and for many athletes, the start of race season. As you enter the race prep phase of your training, it’s never too early to start organizing your gear and make sure everything is…

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The D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 106, Study the Course Conditions of Your Race

How prepared are you for race day? Did you study the weather elements for the course you’ll be racing and look for opportunities to simulate those during training? Coach AJ explains in this Triathlon Minute video tip.

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Guide to Racing the Ironman World Championship Race in Kona

D3 Coach Simon Butterworth will be racing in the Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii for his 13th, YES THIRTEEN, times!  He has seen a number of race conditions to give him a solid perspective about how best to prepare for everything…

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Looking for Redemption?

As we approach fall, many triathletes have completed their “A” races for the season – or at least the first of them. Maybe you had a great day and are working to identify those minor tweaks to make your next…

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Don’t Doubt That You Belong

You look around and see all these superior athletes surrounding you.  At the pool, you notice ripped swimmers as they saunter across the deck, slip into the water and motor back and forth at speeds such that you can’t imagine…

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Ironman Boulder 70.3 Course Strategy

Get ready for some key intel from Coach AJ Johnson for the IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder course.   It’s time to strategize.  Pay attention because he even suggests some key spots on the bike course where you can fuel up!

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 99 – Pre Race Warm Up When You Cannot Get In the Water

How do you swim warm up before a race when you cannot get in the water?  It’s a dilemma Coach Julie is prepared for and her tip will get you ready if you find yourself in this situation.

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The D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 104, Never Give Up

In this week’s D3 Triathlon Minute, Coach Mike talks about digging deep in a race and how to never give up.

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 78, Race Simulations

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, ‚ÄúThe Triathlon Minute‚Äù. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn‚Äôt know. Long course racing needs ‚ÄòBig Day Training‚Äô. In fact, up to 80% of your race…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 76, Have a Plan

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, ‚ÄúThe Triathlon Minute‚Äù. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn‚Äôt know. Sage advice: when things seemingly go wrong, the one thing you can affect is your…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 63, Race Simulation

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, ‚ÄúThe Triathlon Minute‚Äù. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn‚Äôt know. Every once in a while, it‚Äôs important to put all the training pieces together and…

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I am Invincible, Part Deux

I almost followed in my nephew‚Äôs footsteps this morning. Remember, he was the main reason for the first article, I am Invincible. I recently joined a typical group of Boulder triathletes and swimmers for a few laps (1000m) in the…

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Triathlon Race Week Trips

Here are a few race week tips that may help you in your upcoming race: Equipment: Swim Wetsuit ‚Äì Make sure the zipper works and add a little lubricant to make it zip and unzip easier. See if there are…

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Perfect Practice: Train to Race

Vince Lombardi once said, ‚ÄúPractice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.‚Äù When applied to triathlon training, you might ask yourself, ‚ÄúAm I preparing myself to race my best? Am I doing workouts in practice that train my…

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Being Race Ready!

Your ‚ÄúA‚Äù race has arrived! You are so excited you try everything to calm yourself down and focus on your race. You have done the training. You have eaten a wide range of nutrient dense foods, drank lots of water…

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