Nation's Tri blog

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Warming up for a race

Author: Lyle Ganz

Date: 08/13/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training

One of the more overlooked parts of the race morning ritual is the warm up. If you haven’t thought about it yet, now is a good time!

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What to Eat to Get Strong, Fit, & Fast for Endurance athletes

Author: Dr. John Heiss

Date: 08/11/14

Category: Nutrition Triathletes Around Town

We’ve got some nutrition tips from our partner Herbalife. While there is no one size fits all plan for sports nutrition, there are some general guidelines to follow at each stage of your workout.

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Getting your bike race ready!

Author: Lindsay Herbert

Date: 08/08/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Don’t be embarrassed on the course with a squeaky chain…now is the time to make sure your bike is RACE READY!

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Brick Workouts 101

Author: Heather Butler

Date: 08/05/14

Category: Training

If you have recently joined the ranks of the triathlon world you may have heard the term “Brick Workout” thrown around. Brand Ambassador Heather has a Brick Workout 101 for you.

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Creative Training Schedule

Author: Jake McDermott

Date: 08/04/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

It is easy enough to set a training plan, significantly harder to follow it. Sometimes you need to be creative to fit everything in.

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Because We CAN

Author: Todd Lawless

Date: 07/28/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Since its inception in 1988, Team in Training has grown to include more than 600,000 talented and dedicated athletes and raised more than $1.4 BILLION to fight blood cancers and support patients going through treatment. People have joined TNT for many different reasons. Whether it’s a direct connection to the mission, checking off a bucket-list item, or training for specific competitive goals, TNT has a place for you.

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There is No Half Time in Triathlon

Author: Adrianne Brakefield

Date: 07/25/14

Category: Training

As you are training for your triathlon, of course you will focus on the three sports–swim, bike, run — but there is the so-called fourth sport “transitions” that one must remember. Brand Ambassador Adrianne runs down some key points to keep in mind.

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Race Day Simulations

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 07/22/14

Category: Training

While preparing for Nation’s Tri, and for all races for that matter, you want to train so as to avoid any surprises on race day. The best way to plan? Try everything out!

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Training Diaries of a Newbie

Author: Lauren E. Klumpp

Date: 07/21/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training Triathletes Around Town

Longtime runner Lauren has recently added both cycling and swimming to her training routine. She writes about the big adjustment and the new challenges as she prepares for her first triathlon at Nation’s Tri!

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Why I volunteer, and why you should too!

Author: Gabi Torres

Date: 07/18/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Volunteers make races happen. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Gabi Torres has a great perspective on why you should consider checking out a race from the other side of the fence.