Triathlon Minute, Episode 111 – 2 Tips to Control Your Breathing on Race Day

Learning to control your breath during a race is critical to your performance as well as your overall enjoyment.  Coach Alison has a tip for each the swim and run to help you bring your breath under control which will…

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Featured Athlete of the Month June 2018: Nic Cumings

This month’s featured athlete of the month Nic Cumings is like many triathletes- balancing work and family with the demands of training for triathlons when he can. The former Marine is married with three kids and has the physically and…

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Going Old School: Training by R.P.E.

Throughout the history of triathlon we have seen many advances in various aspects of our sport – equipment, apparel, nutrition, training protocols, racing formats, etc. With the onset of heart rate monitors, GPS devices, power meters (for both bike and…

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6 Aspects of Triathlon to Master for a Long Career

26 years in the sport is not that long compared to some, but at 72 years of age I am part of a rapidly shrinking number of old geezers. It made me think last year of how many of my…

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IRONMAN BOULDER 2017 – Coach’s Perspective: 16 Tips for Race Day Success

THIS HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH INFORMATION FOR THE 2018 COURSE (even though the title of the article says 2017). Boulder is the perfect place for an Ironman, of course!  It’s home to some of the fastest professional and age group…

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Did you know that we have limited evidence for a lot of mainstream applications such as taping, cupping and even stretching? Sometimes evidence is conflicting. Sometimes evidence is lacking because the “thing” is still in its infancy and needs to…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 110 – Transition Bag Must Haves

Do you have these in your transition bag?  Seasoned racer Coach Julie Dunkle includes these in her transition bag.

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Racing in Adverse Weather

The alarm goes off. It’s race morning. You’ve been training consistently for months your hydration and nutrition are dialed in, and you’re ready to go. Except for one slight hurdle, a cold front has moved in overnight, and it’s 42…

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Pick Your Perfect Training Camp

Kids camp is fun, no rules, staying up late, flashlight tag, eating crappy food, getting dirty, making new friends and creating memories for life….. Triathlon camp is all about rules, going to bed as early as you can because you…

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Featured Team D3 Athlete, April 2018 – Jay Klein

We get the privilege of coaching some very amazing athletes.  Athletes who dig deep in their training to reach their goals.  Athletes who overcome adversity to cross the finish line strong.  Athletes who juggle crazy schedules in order to make…

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Nailing Your Daily Nutrition

Now is the time to think about your sports nutrition. As you start to build into your base phase, add miles, or gear up for your races, it’s important to take note of the fourth discipline in triathlon, nutrition. I…

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Nailing Your Daily Nutrition

Now is the time to think about your sports nutrition. As you start to build into your base phase, add miles, or gear up for your races, it’s important to take note of the fourth discipline in triathlon, nutrition. I…

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3 Lessons I learned Watching the 2018 Winter Olympics

I really love watching the Olympics, I look past the politics and look at the essence of the sport and the sportsmanship. I look at what has allowed these amazing athletes to become so successful and what we can take…

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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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Oceanside 70.3 Course Preview

Race strategy is often dictated by the course itself- that’s why it’s important to know the course before race day. For athletes racing at Oceanside 70.3, Coach Julie Dunkle has some great pre-race knowledge for you. Coach Dunkle has raced the Oceanside…

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