Tag Archives: Triathlon Training

Top Ten Things Every New Runner Should Know

If you are new to running, I hope you find the following top ten list to be useful in making your new endeavour a safe and enjoyable one. If you are a more experienced runner that has experienced frustration in the form of injuries or lack of progress or if you have been running for…

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How Swimming can affect your Triathlon

The following blog is from Total Immersion founder and Head Coach Terry Laughlin.  In this post, Terry talks about why swim training (specifically for triathlon) is different than training for running or biking.  In running or biking, your main goal is training to become more fit for that discipline whereas in swimming your training should…

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The Kitsap TriBabes

There is a group of triathletes in the Kitsap county area (on the Olympic Peninsula across the sound from Seattle for those that don’t live here) that simply amazes me more and more each time I have the opportunity to come in contact with them. They call themselves the Kitsap TriBabes and they are fearlessly…

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Run Less, Lift More, Race Better…do P90X?

For all of you triathletes out there, there is an article on P110 of the August issue of Triathlete magazine entitled “Run Less, Lift More, Race Better”. Unfortunately, the article is not available online without a subscription…but it is available at your local news stand or in digital format online with a subscription. They have…

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Seafair Sprint Triathlon 2010 Race Report

So, I completed the Seafair Sprint Triathlon for the second time. It has been five years since I completed this race as my first triathlon following a weight loss contest in 2005. I was excited to get to race in this event again because I knew that the last 5 years of training have helped…

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The Perfect Plan…is one that you deviate from regularly

So you have spent hours planning out your triathlon training plan for every month and every week and every day from here until your goal race and you are going to execute every single workout on the day it is planned without a single deviation…and then you will have the race of your life, right?…

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Swimming in my Swim Spa – No turns, no lanes

Hey everyone, I was swimming in the swim spa this morning and the wife came out and took some video so I thought I would post it here on my blog. I am loving the swim spa…what a great training tool. If you want to get some swim instruction in my swim spa, just email…

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Yoga for Triathletes (or anybody for that matter)

OK…so no matter how much I love P90X and Tony Horton’s fitness model, my ultimate fitness goals still come back to triathlons. If P90X didn’t help my triathlon performance, would I still do it?…probably not. I am a triathlete through and through now…I simply love crossing that finish line after pushing my limits in three…

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