When life knocks you to the ground, it’s tempting to give up on your goals and just stay down. Here are three things that Coach Kevin recommends you try when life tries to push you around.
A triathlon training camp is hard-core training at its best and most enjoyable. But the rewards you reap go far beyond getting your butt kicked by the workouts. Here are seven reasons why you should attend our Triathlon Training Camps or any tri camp for that matter.
The primary goal of post-training block recovery is to unload the fatigue that has built up during the previous weeks of training. In fact, you should be feeling refreshed, energized and stronger. If not, this follow these tips from Coach Tommy.
What do you think is the number one, most important thing you can do to improve your health and fitness? Cardio? Mental focus? Nutrition? All of those play a role, but there is a very important element that almost all of us over look. Are you?
When a dog gets the opportunity to run off leash, it’s full of joy and abandonment. Ever train like that?
Are we born to run? Author Christopher McDougall explores the mysteries of the human desire to run.
I often ask myself “Why do you do what you do?” This is just my way of reminding myself why I get out of bed at 5 a.m. for swim practice, or run in the cold and dark after work, or head out on a long ride on Saturday. Understanding why I do what I do is my motivation.
You know the feeling. You go out for a run, a ride, or a swim and you can’t seem to get into a rhythm. Your heart rate may not be where you want it to be or you just feel like you want to stop. And its only the beginning of your workout. Now what? As a triathlete you’ve been in this place more than you might like, and it is important to know when to push through and when to rest.
Triathlon is an exciting sport. It’s addicting! You do one race and you want to do another one because you just know you can do it better. What people fail to think about is how training can injure them. Injury that comes from doing too much distance, too soon.
For any beginner, triathlon has many challenges. Finding a pool, getting a bike, figuring out how often to swim, bike, and run. These type of situations can be difficult for many athletes to figure out. Does adding one more task to your long list help or is it more of...
Imagine training 20 months for a triathlon. You endure grueling bike rides, blistered feet, and swallowing more lake water than you care to think about. Then a month before the race, you injure yourself while playing flag football with friends and eliminate your opportunity to compete.
You’re bound to be disappointed. But let’s be realistic. It’s not like you’re missing a chance to take a spacewalk.Imagine training 20 months for a triathlon. You endure grueling bike rides, blistered feet, and swallowing more lake water than you care to think about. Then a month before the race, you injure yourself while playing flag football with friends and eliminate your opportunity to compete.
You’re bound to be disappointed. But let’s be realistic. It’s not like you’re missing a chance to take a spacewalk.
You’ve just finished a tough, long workout. Now what? It’s time for recovery. We hear a lot about ‘recovery’. But what exactly is recovery and why do we need to recover? In the first of a three-part series, Coach Tommy takes a look at the importance of post-workout recovery.