Tag Archives: Training

The First Ride of 2011!

First, Happy New Year!  What better way to welcome the new year, than with an awesome bike ride through Goleta, Ca.  While the weather was a tad on the chilly side, the brilliant, bright sun and clear weather made for … 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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My Fifth Triathlon Is A Week Away!

I set the goal of finishing my first triathlon for two reasons:  1) to prove to myself that I can do something that I never thought I could do, and 2) to get myself to lose weight and get in … 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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My Race Report: UCSB Triathlon

The UCSB Triathlon has been one of those important races that every triathlete, athlete, and runner must encounter at one point in their racing careers.  Setting the goal to compete in it last November, I knew I had a lot … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Journey

When I started training for triathlons more than two years ago, I wasn’t sure what to expect along the way.  My journey had pain, lots of surprises, fantastic milestones, fabulous support from so many, and countless memories.  The thrill of … Continue reading

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Week 52.2009 Training Summary

Triathlon training summaries are a double-edged sword.  On the one hand, you get to see your progress and gloat about your accomplishments.  On the other hand, you often start to see bitter realities that don’t make you so proud.  However … Continue reading

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