THE OFF-SEASON IS ENDING, NOW WHAT?

This is your alarm clock, the off-season is ending!   From Thanksgiving through the New Year, many of us are in the “off-season” and with that comes a license to eat, drink and not train as much.  While I am a…

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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR MANTRA

Mantras have become popular with triathletes, but as simple as they are, mantras can be a help or a hindrance.  To get your mantras to be as effective as they can be, there are a few simple ideas that can…

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10 TIPS FOR EFFICIENT TRAINING

We want to do it all, and we want to do it well.  But finding time to fit everything into a day including a productive training regimen can generate some unnecessary stress but with these 10 tips, you will not…

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HOW TO CONNECT EVERYTHING TO TRAININGPEAKS

How to Connect Everything to TrainingPeaks New to TrainingPeaks? Wondering how to get your watch and other training apps to magically communicate with your schedule, because if you work out and don’t have data – did it really even happen???…

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ZWIFT / TRAINERROAD PRIMER

Zwift / TrainerRoad PrimerDid you just get a smart trainer?* Are you excited to check out the wonderful world of indoor training apps, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. *Don’t have a smart trainer?…

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DECIPHERING TRAINING PEAKS DATA

Deciphering TrainingPeaks DataFor Premium account holders, Training Peaks provides an incredible amount of data on your workouts and training trends – an almost (or actually) overwhelming amount. Rest assured, I am paying attention to this so you don’t have to!…

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FEATURED ATHLETE, DECEMBER 2019 – MATTHEW BUONGIORNO

Matt and started working with D3 Coach Dave Sheanin a little over a year ago and Dave shared that Matt has made huge gains as a triathlete during that time.  He came in with a goal to go sub-5 at a 70.3…

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EUROPEAN DESTINATION RACES

Having come to the U.S. from Europe over 50 years ago, going “home” to race has a growing special attraction for me.  I hope these short race descriptions that I find interesting will spark some hops across the pond.At the…

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BENEFITS OF POST-RACE AND POST-SEASON ANALYSIS

One way to get the same results, race in and race out, season in and season out, is to continue doing the same thing.   While this may be great if you have the perfect race every time, more often than…

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Advice on Constructing a Yearly Racing Calendar

When the snow shovel comes out of the shed and fines its winter home on the hook next to the front door, it can mean only one thing “it’s the off-season.” For many of us, it’s time to recharge and…

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Featured Athlete, November – Elyse Sitomer

This story will amaze you with examples of desire, determination, and discipline.  The life lessons we learn from training and racing are incredible in and of themselves, but when you overlay that with a car accident and subsequent major trauma,…

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A Case for Zone 1

Zone 1 is commonly known as the recovery zone. We don’t think of it as a “training zone” like the rest of them. Usually zone 1 is described as “extremely easy”, “embarrassingly easy”, “gentle”, and “slow”. It’s basically one step…

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When the Going Gets Tough

QUESTION FROM ATHLETE:I’ve noticed lately—with the exception of track work, which I’ve been rattling off just fine and have been happy with my performance—that longer runs feel like a slog.  It isn’t an issue of being unable to get HR…

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Featured Athlete, October 2018 – Phillip Lemmons

Throughout his triathlon journey, Phillip has embraced ‘the process’ with great energy and enthusiasm shares his coach, Brad Seng.  From his early years racing with the CU triathlon team to the present, Phillip has always been a true “team” player…

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INTRODUCTION TO REGENERATIVE MEDICINE FOR INJURIES

Humans have over 10 trillion individual cells. Some regenerate faster than others and some do not regenerate at all. As we age the regeneration process slows down. With time the cells die at a faster rate than the new ones…

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