When I first started in triathlon, each year there was a great race series in Ohio (it’s still going on today, 25 years later). They held races in state parks across the entire state. The distances were pretty much the same at each race, but the terrain was different, depending on what part of the…

In the sport of triathlon, the training isn’t simply swimming, biking and running.  The foundation of your tri-training needs to be a well-rounded strength training program centered on functional strength movements. I touched on functional training in my article last month when I talked about staying injury-free during training.  Functional strength not only gets you…

The term core has become very common when talking about any sort of workout in the gym. But, not everyone really knows what this term means or refers to the same thing when they use it. Many people also don’t know or don’t understand how training the core can help you outside of the gym….

No matter what part of the country you live in, including here in Northern California, it can get cold while you’re training outside and you’re going to want to be as prepared as you can before heading out.  Here are a few tips for keeping yourself dry and warm while training this winter! Layers! Use…

Don’t Forget That! How frustrating is it when you forget a key piece of clothing or equipment and, because you literally can’t workout without it, you CAN’T get your workout in. UUUGGHH!!! As triathletes, we have all kinds of equipment and things we use during training… swimsuits, bike shoes, run shoes, socks, sunglasses, etc. etc….