Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

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A Spinning Playlist to Beat the Winter Training Blahs

Author: Chrissy Balz

Date: 03/24/15

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town Updates

You know the promise of outdoor training is just around the corner, but the frigid temperatures and arctic blasts keep reminding you that it’s just not here yet…

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Triathlete Magazine Training Camp!

Author: Events DC Nation's Triathlon

Date: 02/26/15

Category: Training

Looking to escape the cold & snow? Join Triathlete Magazine at their Spring Training Camp in sunny San Diego! Triathlete Magazine is hosting a five-day training camp and when you register with code HAPPYCAMPER, you’ll save $200 on registration! At training camp, you’ll receive guided workouts from Triathlete editors and professional triathletes, a one-year subscription Read More

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You Signed Up For WHAT?!

Author: Cynthia Steele

Date: 02/25/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training

Cynthia is the newest addition to our Nation’s Triathlon Blog. She is a working mom of three little kids, who is obsessed with triathlons in her spare time. She lost 50 pounds through running, triathlon, and healthy eating, and achieved a longtime goal of doing a triathlon by age 40. She was instantly hooked and is Read More

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Planning Your Race Season

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 12/10/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training

It’s time to set your goals for the upcoming race season. Read about what can you do to ensure you have a fun, healthy and affordable season while reaching those goals.

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Join a Triathlon Club and Thank Me Later

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 11/11/14

Category: Training

“…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.