As triathletes we are so focused on swimming, biking, and running that we overlook the importance of transitions. In shorter distance triathlons just a few seconds can separate the top finishers. Taking that extra minute in transition can mean the difference between first and fourth place. This is a lesson I learned long ago and … More 6 Simple Tips to Improve Your Triathlon Transitions
Setting up a training plan for a triathlon on your own is not easy. For a beginner or competitive triathletes it can be confusing to figure out what training plan is right for your ability and goals. Heck, even professionals have coaches to help them establish a training plan! There is always the option to … More The 2x Method to Creating Your Own Triathlon Training Plan!
All triathletes have felt those wobbly legs when you jump off the bike to head out to your run. Your legs feel weak and heavy and you cant get them to move fast enough! This can be a surprising and very frustrating experience for the inexperienced triathlete. There are many factors that contribute to the “wobbly … More 4 Types of Brick Workouts to Mix up Your Triathlon Training
As part of my Fitness Reports series I decided to try out my first Zumba class this week! This is not the type of class that I would typically be attracted to. I have never been big on dancing (unless it’s in my living room) and I have never tried a dance based fitness class before. This … More Fitness Report No. 3 – First Thoughts on Zumba!
As I mentioned in my First Thoughts on Pilates article I have been given the opportunity to try out a bunch of new exercise classes and I am doing reviews on them all! This week I am giving my first thoughts on Tabata! I have been able to take several Tabata classes and this quick, intense, fast … More Fitness Report No. 2 – First Thoughts on Tabata
As I sit here writing this I am still sniffling and sneezing from a head cold I picked up more than two weeks ago! It’s hard not to feel like this cold is a setback on the progress I have been making on my training and goals. However, there are some simple steps to keep a cold from … More Is Getting Sick a Setback?
I have recently been given the opportunity to join a new gym where I can try out a bunch of group exercise classes for free! Although I have never been interested in group classes I have been taking full advantage of this chance to explore some awesome new workout options. Yesterday I was able to try … More Fitness Report No. 1 – First Thoughts on Pilates