Hard Lessons Learned of not Warming Up Pre Race – Why a Warm Up is Important

Recently along the Front Range we had our first outdoor Triathlon of the season. Temperatures had been in the 80‚Äôs earlier in the week but Friday night the mercury plummeted and the wind started to blow hard from the North.…

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What’s in your Race Bag? 4 Components to a Well Packed Gear Bag

Training for an event starts months before you toe the line. Preparation, hard work, focus ‚Äì these are all things that get you to race day. The logistics of race day shouldn‚Äôt be any different, and preparation is important to…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 29, Train Like you Race

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. Train Like You Race! Coach Mike shares a tip to help you think more strategically…

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Learning from the Pros in Kona

This month I was lucky enough to be in Kona covering the race for some magazines. As such I was able to watch the race all day and be in Pro press conference after the race. Listening to some athletes…

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9 Tips for Effectively Managing Race Week

Your ‚ÄúA‚Äù race is knocking on the door.  Your body is absorbing the work you have completed.  You find yourself getting a little jumpy with excited nervousness.  Here are some simple tips to help you manage the final days leading…

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Post Race To Do List

We train and prep so deftly for our races, that sometimes, we forget the fun that can be had in the destination we are traveling.  And thus, in addition to a pre-race checklist, I‚Äôm advocating that you create your own…

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Recipe for Completing the Perfect Workout

Sometimes coaches and athletes have different ideas about what makes for a great workout. As a coach, the easiest part of my job is posting a workout. As an athlete, the easiest part of your job should be doing them.…

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Racing During Triathlon Base Training

Last month I talked about the ‚ÄúMyth of LSD‚Äù and how base training was essentially your chance to set yourself up to have a good race season while improving your aerobic fitness. Now that you are into your base season,…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 6, “Racing in the Heat”

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and I promise you’ll learn something you didn’t know. Please follow us on twitter: D3_Multisport and / or facebook.com/d3multisport. If you like our…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 4, “Race Day Routine”

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and I promise you’ll learn something you didn’t know. Please follow us on twitter: D3_Multisport and / or facebook.com/d3multisport. If you like our…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 72, Mantras for Training and Racing Success

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Coach Jim shines some light on the power of training or race-day mantras. Get ideas…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 50, Keep your Transition Area Clean

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. D3 Head Coach Mike Ricci, also the USAT National Coach of the Year, has a…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 47, Variety is the Key to Race Day Nutrition

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Your nutrition during training and racing can be challenging to figure out. Coach AJ Johnson provides…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 45, Remember to Check Your Gear

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Coach AJ Johnson reminds us to check our gear early – and not the night…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 33, The Number One Rule of Transition

What is the #1 rule of transitions? Learn more about Coach Dave Sheanin and how he works with triathletes to understand what’s going on in an athlete’s life beyond triathlon in order to build a plan that is smart, fits their lifestyle,…

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