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What, Me Worry? It’s Race Day!

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It’s race day. You’re anxious to get started, maybe even a little frightened of what’s ahead of you in the race. You find yourself worrying about so many things. Will you kicked in the swim? Will you get a flat tire on the bike? Will it rain? Will you have the energy to pull off a PR
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Cycling Primer – Some Basics

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There are lots of fancy & expensive bikes on the market. Weight is a big factor. Usually the lower the weight for a bike or a bike part – the higher the price. The most important component for riding fast isn’t the bike. It’s YOU the rider – the engine that turns the cranks. Two i
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Running Primer – Some Basics

There are four essentials of good and efficient running: Establish comfort with a stride rate of 90 cycles (right-foot strikes) per minute. 90 strides per minute (spm). If your stride rate is less that 90, run drills of 30 seconds at 90 or more spm with a recovery of 30 seconds joggin
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Swimming – Some New Basics

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Unlike many other sports, swimming is heavily dependent upon proper technique. You can muscle your way through a bike ride or a run, but muscling through the swim without good technique will probably have the reverse effect and slow you down. Following are some updated techniques for
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Energy for your muscles in exercise and racing

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There’s truth in the old adage: “You are what you eat”. If you want to exercise and compete in top form, you have to eat well before, during and after exercise and racing. During exercise, muscles get fueled from nutrients (glucose) carried in blood. This fuel comes from either ingest
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Training and Resting in The Off-Season

For many of us, November and December are the off-season months. There are very few races scheduled in most states, and we’re all celebrating one or more holidays and getting ready for New Years. It’s cold, it’s dark, we’re training less and we’re eating too much. Here are some though
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Rank the Quality of Your Workout

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We all know the satisfaction of a good quality workout, and the frustration of a poor workout, when you just can’t get your act together. Here’s a simple method to rank the quality of your workout, and if you keep a training log, you can determine what you need to do to train …and mor
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