February 28, 2022

Is Caffeine Part of Your Race Nutrition Plan?

Melanie Clark (Battaglia), MS, RD, CSSD Sports Dietitian How many hours per week do you spend training leading up to an endurance event? As you put in countless hours of training make sure you also have a nutrition strategy as this is a component of race and training success. One example of a race…  Read more »

February 2, 2022

Get Your Gear in Check

Sharone Aharon, USAT Elite Level III Coach Race day is coming faster than you think, and before you know it, you will be standing in line for packet pickup. It’s time to get started with a consistent training program that will peak your performance on race day. In addition, you need to get the right…  Read more »

December 21, 2021

The Goal is the Journey

–Sharone Aharone, USAT Elite Level III Coach A minute after I crossed my first Ironman finish line back in 1998, I couldn’t escape the thoughts of what now? Is it all over? Is this it? I struggled with that thought for weeks, but I still started to train for my next event without putting more…  Read more »

November 4, 2021

Why Group Training?

–Sharone Aharone, USAT Elite Level III Coach   Triathlon is a complex sport that can take a few seasons to master. The options for gear, training techniques, and nutrition are endless—and often cumbersome to tackle on one’s own. There are a few ways to make the process easier, and each has its purpose.  For beginners,…  Read more »

July 12, 2021

Heat Acclimation for Happy Summer Running

-Sharone Aharone, USAT Elite Level 3 Coach   Heat acclimation is a topic that comes up every Summer. Most athletes are concerned with acclimation for a race and how the heat will affect their pace and finish time. Acclimation training will produce better results on a hot race day, make your summer running more pleasant,…  Read more »

June 17, 2021

Less Time, Better Results:

Altitude Training Will Help You Train More Efficiently –Sharone Aharone, USA Triathlon Elite Level III coach Let’s assume for a second that there is a better and more efficient way to get faster. A change from your normal routine that will get you to Boston, hit a 20-minute 5k or break the coveted 3-hour marathon.…  Read more »

June 7, 2021

5 Ways to Prevent Gastrointestinal Issues on Race Day

Melanie Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, Well-Fit Sports Dietitian Imagine not having to worry about GI issues on race day. Exercise induced gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms include bloating, gas, abdominal pain, vomiting or diarrhea.  Even minor GI symptoms can impact performance. As soon as they occur, the symptoms take your focus off racing/training. There are several…  Read more »

May 13, 2021

Strength Training For Marathon Runners

Want to avoid injury when training for a marathon?

March 23, 2021

Evolution or the Aero Position?

By Coach Ted Ramos Ever since aero bars were clipped onto the handle bars of a road bike in the 80s, the aero position on the bike has greatly evolved over the last 30 years. The main idea behind being aero is to get your head and shoulders as low as possible, and move your…  Read more »

January 7, 2021

Goal Setting with Coach Ted

– Teodoro Ramos, 1/05/21 Don’t Make Resolutions in 2021, Make Goals As the year ended, it seemed like everyone was lamenting this was the worst year ever. It was definitely a tough year for many reasons, but I found a lot of positivity from 2020 as well. Even though I lost a lot of business,…  Read more »

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