Category Archives: Strength Training

Survey: Triathlon Training Solutions


One thing that is near and dear to my heart is analytics.  The second thing that is near and dear to my heart is triathlon.  What happens when you put the two together?  Triathlon analytics that can be applied to … Continue reading

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Triathlon Training Update – January 2011


It has been a while since I gave an update on my triathlon training.  Seems like after last year’s Carpinteria Triathlon, I went into hibernation.  For one reason or another, it was simply time to slow down, deal with life … Continue reading

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The Pyramid That Was Meant To Be


This was my second workout back at the gym after a few week hiatus. There was something new in store, but before we get to that, I must mention that this workout was in jeopardy of not happening. Being just … Continue reading

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Invest in Winter Training


Yeah, winter training is hard.  Its cold, dark, wet, and miserable outside.  Our daylight hours are reduced, making it difficult to be safe and get workouts in before and after work.  We have to buy expensive winter gear to stay … Continue reading

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Keep Moving Toward Those Goals


Every workout is a step toward the ultimate goal.  My ultimate goal is to be an Ironman.  It won’t happen tomorrow and it won’t happen next year, but I will be an Ironman. As I shake the last bit of … Continue reading

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How My Busy Afternoon Screwed a Great Workout


There are afternoons that just fly by like like the clock has had too many grande red-eyes from Starbucks.  It is that situation where you start working on something at 1pm and then suddenly realize that it is already 4pm … Continue reading

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How Basketball Drills Can Make You a Better Triathlete


Just when I was getting complacent with the strength workouts of late, my trainer decided to spice things up a bit.  When he said he was going to get a basketball and will be right back, I knew he had … Continue reading

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