Triathlon 101: part 3

Today is the third and final installment of a 3 part series, “Triathlon 101.” This content has been generously provided by Training Peaks, a valued sponsor of the Timex Multisport Team. I use the tracking technology provided by Training Peaks on a daily basis to track all of my workouts. RIDING ALONE VS RIDING IN A […]

Triathlon 101: part 2

Today is the second installment of a 3 part series, “Triathlon 101.” This content has been generously provided by Training Peaks, a valued sponsor of the Timex Multisport Team. I use the tracking technology provided by Training Peaks on a daily basis to track all of my workouts. USING VO2 MAX IN YOUR TRAINING: (by Chris Baddick) […]

Triathlon 101: part 1

Today is the first installment of a 3 part series, “Triathlon 101.” This content has been generously provided by Training Peaks, a valued sponsor of the Timex Multisport Team. I use the tracking technology provided by Training Peaks on a daily basis to track all of my workouts. 3 TIPS FOR RUNNING OFF THE BIKE: […]

Lessons from a Dog!

This post is rated Sprinters. It’s hot outside! By now, you are well aware of the importance of hydration. If you are competing at any level you have experienced the heat of the summer. But in reality, even if you have not so much as completed a 1 mile run, you still know that hydration […]

It’s Gonna Happen =(

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. There are 2 types of cyclists: those that have crashed and those that will crash… I was reminded of this harsh reality earlier this month when I went down for the…well, I can’t remember how many times I’ve crashed! All I know is that I have more […]

What’s the deal with the WEATHER?

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. It truly amazes me that so much anxiety is created as a result of “potential weather conditions??” I took this photo the day before Ironman Coeur d’Alene not more than 100 yards from “Hot Corner” aka transition area. Here’s the deal when it comes to weather and […]

A picture’s worth 1,000 words!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Let me set the record straight…I AM NOT A CAT-LOVER! (Ha, Ha! just having a bit of fun here! By no means do I want to offend your cat-like compassion.) I just couldn’t help but dedicate an entire post to this very picture which I feel sums […]

Every Moment Matters: surprise, surprise…PART V!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. So I know you expected a 4 part “Every Moment Matters” series…I can’t blame you, after all that was my intent! However, my last post reminded me of how important it is to master the art of the aid station. The run is fun (that is, IF […]

Every Moment Matters: part IV

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is the last and final part of a the IV part series “Every Moment Matters.” Do you or do you not agree with the following statement: “the fun is in the run?” You have made it to final stage of your race and if you have executed, […]

Every Moment Matters: part III

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is part III in a IV part series entitled “Every Moment Matters.” Without question, the longest leg of any triathlon is the bike (both in duration and distance.) Allow yourself to smile as you have just completed the hardest leg for most..the swim! On Tuesday, we discussed […]

Every Moment Matters: part II

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is part II of a IV part series entitled “Every Moment Matters.” As human beings, we have at least one thing in common…we are land-dwelling creatures! What is it about the swim that makes triathlon so intimidating? Unfortunately there is no way around it…that is if you […]

Every Moment Matters: part I

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is part I of a IV part series entitled “Every Moment Matters.” Triathlon is unique in that a transition area (or 2) is involved! The objective is to spend as LITTLE time in transition as possible. Think of this as a necessary evil to move onto to […]

Every Moment Matters

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. A triathlon is composed of the following: athletes starting line water roads/paths/trials finish line timing chip timing clock Ultimately your success is tied directly to your TIME and how it compares with other athletes. CAPTAIN OBVIOUS HERE!!! With this in mind, today I introduce a time-savings series entitled […]

Read these Runners!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Are you a runner? Have you completed a road race of any distance in the last 12 months? According to an article featured in Runners World I have the following statistics to report: There were 541,000 marathon finishers in 2013. There were 487,000 in 2012. There were […]

7/11

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Today is Friday July 11th or “7/11.” In honor of the Tour de France which is currently running Day #7 at Epernay. I wanted to highlight the most famous cycling team in American history… The 7-Eleven professional cycling team was founded in 1981. If you have 9 […]