Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

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Join a Triathlon Club and Thank Me Later

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 11/11/14

Category: Training Updates

“…in 2012, I made a decision that has been extremely fulfilling to me…I joined the Annapolis Triathlon Club.” Davy explains why you might enjoy being part of a club as well.

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Race Day Preparation for Newbie Swimmers

Author: Ryan Bohlander

Date: 08/27/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

New to open water swimming? Triathlete Around Town Ryan has been there and has some good points. Our favorite? Remember that the other competitors are your friends.

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Last Minute Considerations Before the Big Day

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 08/20/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training

The big day is approaching. You are mentally and physically ready, so let’s make sure you take care of the small details of the race to ensure success.

The author with some YMCA National Capital Tri Teammates at Tri Rock Philadelphia this year. From the left: Dustin Renwick, Michanda Myles, Rhonda Sincavage.

A little off course

Author: Dustin Renwick

Date: 08/15/14

Category: Training

Your first race might not play out perfectly but everyone on the course — fellow competitors, race officials, volunteers, spectators — wants you to finish. Your reward at the end of the day is a good story and the title of triathlete.

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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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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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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!