Entries Tagged as 'Training Tips'

Heat Wave: Tips for training in high temperatures

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Hot Temps

A heat wave has hit the states this week; the weather map is bleeding red and orange. For a lot of the country, these temperatures are not unusual, however we have seen some strange weather patterns this season and that is what makes training/racing in this heat so difficult. It seems that we change season every couple of days. From perfect 70 degree mostly-sunny days to freezing wind and rain storms to 100+ degree frying pan days.


Nutrition, Nutrition, Nutrition

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Where do I start regarding nutrition? There is so much to it and everyone has a different opinion on what works. Let me start by saying that I am not an expert when it comes to nutrition. I know what works for me. I have tried almost everything there is to try regarding daily nutrition, race day nutrition, supplements, vitamins, minerals, fads, etc. I have found several things that work well and several things that are gimmicks.


How to Stay Motivated for Early Morning Workouts

Scott Tinley's Triathlon , Training Tips 1 Comment »


As training progresses and gets harder, it is common to feel tired and unmotivated…especially in the morning. These basic tips will help get you out of bed and out the door, ready to conquer your workout and the day!


The Mental Side of Injury: Staying Positive When You’re “Down and Out”

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Kari Hamilton

It happens. Injuries can sneak up on us, even when we think we are taking every precaution to avoid them. Luckily, most injuries require that we take some time off to heal, which can range from a week to a month or so, which to the A-type athlete may seem like an eternity, but if adhered to, can mean you’re back in the game before the season winds down to a close.


How To Run Downhill At Wildflower Triathlon

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Last week, I gave you my Top Three Tips to Get You Ready for the Hilly Wildflower Run Course.

You should go back and read that article, but in this post, we're going to go above and beyond running up hills and talk a bit about running down hills and cycling down hills, two other activities you'll find ...