8th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series for Hurricane Relief

It is time to think about your goals for 2018 races. If it include triathlons, the 8th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series for Hurricane Relief are perfect to test your endurance or check out what triathlons are. Save the dates: January 20th, February 10th and March 3rd. Sign up early to get your t-shirt. More information andContinue reading “8th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series for Hurricane Relief”

My Running Music for Today’s Run

When I run on the roads and trails, my music is my mind. The past couple of weeks news,  made all our heads spin with many emotions. But today’s run, I couldn’t stop thinking about the senseless Las Vegas shooting. My warm-up typically I run down hill checking out calmness of the lake and fall foliageContinue reading “My Running Music for Today’s Run”

Lessons Learned

Last Sunday, I was to compete in the Pumpkinman Olympic Triathlon. Got my number and swag bag Friday night. Pack the car with bike and tri bag. But the strange thing was the weather, we had October fall weather at the end of August. The lakes dropped 10 degrees to 62 degrees. The last timeContinue reading “Lessons Learned”

Back on Track For The Next Race,

  Dam Triathlon July 8th Training with these ladies has made triathlon training fun this year and less stressful. We all support each other with each one having different goals. Last Sunday, I was to compete in Tri For Y in Kingston, NH with more triathlon friends but had a freak accident the Friday. IContinue reading “Back on Track For The Next Race,”

What Did I Learn Today?

Not every workout is going to be good, as I explain to Dan. I am coaching Dan to train for his first triathlon, Eagleman Half Ironman. Checking in, he said yesterday he felt tired and slow running 4 miles. So today he took as rest day, which is okay. My point not all workouts will beContinue reading “What Did I Learn Today?”

Be Smart on the Bike

Spring is here in New England with warmer weather coming which more people biking. Safety should be on the mind of all cyclists and everyone on the road. A friend and I are having this argument: he doesn’t believe in bike helmets and likes to listen to music with his iPod. He lives in NewContinue reading “Be Smart on the Bike”

What Inspires You!

Every endurance athlete has found someone or someway to be inspired to get through tough workouts. On Sunday, my long bike ride was getting tougher at mile 45 then thought of EJ going through 6 months of chemo for stage 4 cancer. Yesterday, Sue, battling breast cancer,  was my inspiration to push me to surgeContinue reading “What Inspires You!”

Kick at the End and Improve Leg Speed

I am always asked how to do negative splits in road race or/and create more spin (cadence) of legs. Most of our runs are done at conversation pace especially long run. What I like to do at then end of long, around 2-3 miles from end, pick up the pace. This can be at goalContinue reading “Kick at the End and Improve Leg Speed”

Are You Adding This to Your Training?

The buzz word with coaches today is Rest. We all have busy lives: family, work, and training. But are you adding Rest? We worry about getting those miles and time in every week but cut short our sleep. Most injuries are from over use and over training, just not listening to our bodies. Cutting workoutsContinue reading “Are You Adding This to Your Training?”

Latitude Indoor Triathlon Series Race 2 Results

Yesterday’s weather was perfect for Latitude Indoor Triathlon Series Race #2. Results are posted: https://gearupforfitness.com/2016-indoor-triathlons/ Last race in the series is in 2 week. You can still register, registration form is: 2016IndoorTrisBrochure Here are some pictures at the race of couple triathletes from one my swim classes: