Archive for the ‘Triathletes Around Town’ Category

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Because We CAN

Author: Todd Lawless

Date: 07/28/14

Category: Get In The Race The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town Updates

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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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.

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AGE Africa’s 4th Annual Tri for Malawi Team Challenge

Author: Claudia Gonzalez

Date: 07/14/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa’s (AGE Africa) has put together the Tri for Malawi Team Challenge as part of their largest annual fundraising initiative that promotes awareness and provides an opportunity to support girls’ education in Malawi. Find out more about their program.

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A.R.T.: Your New Secret Weapon to Any Roadblocks in Your Nation’s Tri Training

Author: Erin Stephens

Date: 07/07/14

Category: Injury Prevention Triathletes Around Town

When the cold hand of injury strikes down on an athlete, the punishment is usually the same: cross-train. Hawaii triathlete Erin Stephens has had good luck with another option: A.R.T. Find out how she keeps injuries at bay!

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Training Hard, Dreaming Big

Author: Ashley Ahner

Date: 06/30/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Most people can swim, bike OR run but how many people can swim, bike AND run? That is why Ashley Ahner from Georgia enjoys triathlon: because of the challenge.

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Triathletes Around Town: Race Report

Author: Michael Morris

Date: 06/23/14

Category: Triathletes Around Town

One of our Triathletes Around Town, Michael Morris, took part in the Bath County (VA) Triathlon this past weekend as part of his training for The Events DC Nation’s Triathlon. Here’s his report!

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My Favorite Places to Train

Author: Matt Howard

Date: 06/16/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

One of our local Triathletes, Matt Howard, shares his favorite places to train. He has some great ideas!

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Incorporating Weight Training for Triathlons

Author: Nancy Burnham

Date: 06/09/14

Category: Injury Prevention Training Triathletes Around Town

Our Featured Athlete and trainer at Vida Fitness Nancy has some tips for adding weight training into your triathlon training.

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Tri It This Way: How to Train Smart

Author: Sean Lorenz

Date: 06/02/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

How do you successfully train for 3 different endurance sports, hold a job, spend time with your family and have a life? Amateur Triathlon training can be a very confusing and daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.