Entries Tagged as 'Training Tips'

How to Change a Flat Tire

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How to Change a Bike Tire

Cliff Notes:

Release brake lever.
Release skewer and loosen if necessary. (Leave the skewer in the wheel)
Remover the wheel from the fork.
Use tire levers to remove one side of tire from the wheel rim.
Remove tube.


Things I Wish I Knew Before Swimming From Alcatraz

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My contact with the world of endurance sports began 5 years ago, as a volunteer at Wildflower, making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for other volunteers. I did that for several years, then decided to get more involved with Tri-California by working Aid Stations at the Inaugural San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz.


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

Professional Triathlete's , Training Tips 1 Comment »


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!