Triathlon

Save the “Push,” Focus on the “Pull”

                                                  Save the “Push”, Focus on the “Pull” As an athlete and a Triathlon coach for … Continue reading

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Peak Over the Edge…

Today I had an athlete I am coaching ask if she should take Tylenol, acetaminophen (ACT), before the start of an Olympic Distance Triathlon. Her reasoning being is that she had read a study that taking ACT boosted performance by masking the perception … Continue reading

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Lose Weight, Get Faster with Heart Rate Training

  If you want to lose weight, get a heart rate monitor and get moving. The best way to utilize body fat is exercising at an aerobic maximum heart rate. This can be achieved with a simple formula. Take 180 and … Continue reading

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Total Immersion/Triathlon Skills Camp, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii- 11/18-23

Location: Kailua-Kona, HI.Schedule: November 18 – 23, 2013Tuition: $1595 –  *($1,495 early registration before September 1, 2013) – (please note, meals/lodging are not included)Registration closes November 1, 2013Payment type: mail-in or pay palContact: For more information please contact Celeste – admin@TriathlonSkills.com Swim better … Continue reading

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Daring Greatly (guest post)by Jane Bridges

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Avoid Freaking out, Practice!

  Ah Spring!  Time to get out of the pool and into the open water to practice your swim skills.  Triathletes of all level of skill and fitness really need to get in the open water prior to their first … Continue reading

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No “Athlete Pass” To Nutrition

During my USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach Certification at the Olympic Training Center in San Diego in early 2000, our class was told that a “calorie is a calorie.” The nutritionist who was scheduled to speak was not able to … Continue reading

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Couch Potatoes Rule

The snow is falling, and I am still in my PJs on Sunday afternoon at 1:30. I haven’t done any physical activity except sit-up straight at my desk as I write and work on my computer. I am not in … Continue reading

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Making the Podium-USAT Sprint Nationals 2011

For the past 20 summers (it’s crazy to write it let alone live it!) I have been racing triathlons.  It’s been a great experience filled with unique surprises all viewed by me as omens that I was in the right … Continue reading

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From Sprint Tri Beginner to Half Iron Champion

My name is Sarah Crane. I am a personal trainer and professional bodybuilder. So why am I doing triathlons? The challenge! Just beingin shape will not make you have a great experience doing a new sport, but meeting Celeste St. … Continue reading

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Fueling for Training and Racing

There are so many options for athletes regarding fueling for training it can be overwhelming. It is often a top 10 question for the athletes I work with. One can have a VO2 max test which tells you how many … Continue reading

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What Were You Thinking?

The body follows the mind, so what you think about with emotion is what you get. It’s not just what you think about, it is what you feel about. There are two emotions: one feels good and one feels bad … Continue reading

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Bull Moose Challenge

It had been two summers since I last did the Mooseman. In 2007, I did two sprints races as opposed to the 6 or 7 races I usually do, so I was looking forward to this challenge of doing an … Continue reading

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