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70.3 Subic Bay Philippines preview

70.3 Subic Bay Philippines preview

Friday 06 Mar 2015 [Triathlon News]

Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay, Philippines is the newest race to be added to the growing Philippine triathlon scene. 2015 marks the inaugural staging of the Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay, Philippines. Weather will be perfect as it is just entering the summer months. It will be a fast course especially on the bike – the perfect long distance race to start your season. more

Kessler Chases IRONMAN History in Taupo

Kessler Chases IRONMAN History in Taupo

Thursday 05 Mar 2015 [Triathlon News]

American star Meredith Kessler will be chasing a slice of history in next month’s Kellogg's Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand in Taupo. Kessler will be chasing her fourth straight victory in Taupo, which would make her the most successful international in the 31 year history of the world’s oldest IRONMAN qualifying race. more

Reigning World Champs headline WTS Adu Dhabi

Reigning World Champs headline WTS Adu Dhabi

Thursday 05 Mar 2015 [Triathlon News]

The 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) will get off to a scintillating start come this Saturday when the world’s fastest athletes line up for a speedy splash and dash sprint race in Abu Dhabi. The Abu Dhabi event marks the first time ever that a WTS race will be held in the Middle East. Reigning World Champions Gwen Jorgensen (USA) and Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) will headline a stellar field of athletes that includes nine of the top 10 ranked men and six of the top 10 ranked women. more

Challenge Family announces Challenge Regensburg

Challenge Family announces Challenge Regensburg

Wednesday 04 Mar 2015 [Triathlon News]

Regensburg, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Germany, will host the second Challenge Family race over the full distance in Germany on 14 August 2016, it was announced today. more

IRONMAN announce 70.3 Arizona to be held on Oct. 18 in Tempe

IRONMAN announce 70.3 Arizona to be held on Oct. 18 in Tempe

Wednesday 04 Mar 2015 [Triathlon News]

Tune up for IRONMAN Arizona, or simply enjoy this half-distance treasure in Tempe. Set at the same venue as the wildly popular IRONMAN Arizona, this race is the perfect tune-up for the full-distance race in November, or just a great way to get out and compete in a half-distance event in a phenomenal setting. more

Life Time Cuts Pro Prize Purse

Friday 06 Mar 2015 Triathlete.com
The pro women start the race at the 2014 Life Time Tri Minneapolis race. Photo: Nick MoralesThe decision continues the ongoing discussion of what role professional triathletes play in the sport and how much they should be paid for top performances. Life Time Tri, the leading race series for short course, non-drafting competition, revealed this week it would eliminate most of its professional prize purse in favor of focusing on the age-group experience. “We continue to see significant opportunities to introduce more men and women to engage in this healthy way of life sport, while enhancing the range of available tools and training programs they need to prepare and succeed,” Life Time Senior Vice President Kimo Seymour said in an email to Triathlete on Thursday, March 6. “With this in mind, and in order to concentrate our investments in this realm, we have made the decision to discontinue offering a pro purse (aside from the Panasonic New York City Triathlon).” Last year the pro series...

Quick Set Friday: Paddles And Fins

Friday 06 Mar 2015 Jené Shaw
Photo: Shutterstock.comTriathlete contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty has a blog with more than 500 creative workouts used in her Masters swim program in Clermont, Fla. We’ll feature a workout every Friday so you have new ideas to take to the pool. On her blog (Mastersswimworkoutsbysaramclarty.blogspot.com), you can pick a Monday set for a long distance focus, a Wednesday set for sprint training, or Friday for creative open water skills. The A sets are between 4–5000 yards total, with intervals ranging from 1:20–1:30 per 100. The B sets are 3000–3500 total, with intervals of 1:50–2:00 per 100. The C sets are 2000–2500 total and all based on a rest interval. A: 500 warm up 8×50 @ :60 (kick/drill by 25…IM order) 8×75 @ 1:20 (odds: fly/bk/br; evens: bk/br/free) 8×25 pull @ :30 5×150 pull @ 2:05 8×25 swim @ :30 5×150 swim @ 2:10 8×25 w/fins @ :30 5×150 w/fins @ 2:00 8×50 @ :60 freestyle drill choice 200 cool down *4900...

The Check-In: New Zealand Kicks Off the IRONMAN Season

Friday 06 Mar 2015
IRONMAN New Zealand and IRONMAN Subic Bay Philippines previews, a new race comes to Arizona, IRONMAN mourns an athlete's passing, and more news from IRONMAN.

The key to treadmill pacing

Friday 06 Mar 2015 Paul Moore
Love the treadmill or hate it, it’s an important training tool for many triathletes, especially in the winter months. Setting aside the matter of boredom, one of the most challenging aspects of treadmill training is getting your pace right. Demonstrating this, Brazilian researchers recruited a group of runners to complete two separate one-hour time trials on a track and a treadmill, discovering that the participants’ mean velocities were slower on a treadmill. Similarly, another study published in Gait and Posture found that runners ran a whopping 27.1 percent slower on a treadmill than a track. David Allison, coach and founder of Marathon Coaching Consultants in Phoenix, Ariz., explains this: “Although there should be no discernible difference between treadmill and road or track running, I think being forced to keep up a certain pace on the treadmill and maybe a slightly smaller gait allowed by a treadmill can make it feel harder to run a certain pace.” Since it can be difficult to...

Quick Tip: How To Tackle Hills On The Run

Friday 06 Mar 2015 Jené Shaw
Photo: Shutterstock.com Elite coach Darren Smith focuses a lot on fine-tuning technique for all three sports with the high-level athletes on his “D-Squad.” He compares the adaptations you need to run well uphill to the ones you make going from swimming in a pool to open water: Start with body alignment and a strong paddle, then incorporate the specifics on top, like sighting efficiently, breathing to the other side every so often and shortening your stroke. When running uphill, Smith says, “layer good basic run mechanics—strong alignment, good core—with more arms and a little bit of lean into the hill. Start with fundamentals and add in the nice bits on top.” RELATED: The Secrets To Running Downhill Fast The post Quick Tip: How To Tackle Hills On The Run appeared first on Triathlete.com.

PEMF as Part of my Daily Body Maintenance Armory

Thursday 05 Mar 2015 Lesley
One of a number of crucial weapons in my ongoing daily “body maintenance” armory is pulsed electromagnetic frequency therapy (PEMF). PEMF works by delivering a penetrating energy into the body in the form of pulsating magnetic frequencies which work with cellular metabolism to provide healing benefits. Some of the benefits I’ve personally noticed are that it speeds recovery from tough workouts, helps reduce the pain of sore muscles, strengthens the immune system, improves blood circulation, and expedites the removal of toxins and increased tissue oxygenation. I use the TruePulse A2000 PEMF system from Pulsed Harmonix. But with my insane schedule, I rarely find time to just sit down and use it on its own. So I have to get the benefits of PEMF while I’m doing other things as well. Two of my favorite places to use the TruePulse A2000 are while I’m driving in the car with me sitting on the attached mat which is plugged in to the cigarette lighter via the company’s special inverter...

Monitoring Recovery

Wednesday 04 Mar 2015 Melanie@racergirl.com (melanie)
 Steps to Recovery Your body will not be ready to do another workout if it hasn’t adequately recovered from the last one.  In between hard workouts, pro athletes will take some steps to facilitate recovery and complete active recovery workouts to make sure their body is loose and adequately rested to handle the stress of another hard session.  Training is a process of stringing together sessions that challenge the body.  In between the challenging sessions the athlete needs to do everything possible to get ready for another one.  Here are some common practices to improve the process of recovery. Post Session Recovery Recovering from workouts first involves basic steps immediately after the session: 1.   Replenish post workout with fluids and a small amount of protein.  I aim for 0.2g/kg of protein and 0.8 g/kg of carbohydrate within an hour of my workout. 2.     In the hours following your workout, make sure you replenish all the...

Perdeberg Winery Mountain Biking – Conrad Stoltz

Wednesday 04 Mar 2015 Conrad
Perdeberg MTB Funride, Ommiberg Festival, Conrad Stoltz Perdeberg Winery- known as “The Home of Chenin Blanc” and for producing 33 million litres of wine per year, is now also offering scenic, family friendly mountain biking routes for young and old. This Saturday’s Perdeberg MTB Funride, in conjunction with the Ommiberg Festival  is hosted by trail legends Dirtopia.  The event features family friendly* 16km and 36km routes.   *”Family friendly” refers to easy, fun to ride dirt roads with maybe a few sandy patches. No death defying obstacles and no “Wish-your-mommy-is-here-climbs.” Any mountain bike will do. A certain “Caveman” will do the prize giving… Like is says in the flyer- this is a wine festival- once you’ve put your bike away,  there’s wine tasting- including a traditional straight-from-the-tank tasting with onion tart pairing. There will also be live bands, food stalls, a petting zoo for kids and a lively Best/Most unique dressed contest – where you...

Taiwan 70.3

Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 Admin
Taiwan Photo Shoot 1 When Guy and I traveled to compete in Taiwan 70.3 last year for the first time we had such a great experience we said we would definitely be going back. No just the race itself, but the location at the Yoho resort, the organisation and the fun atmosphere. So it was always going to be on the schedule. When our season was thrown a curveball after IM Louisville with the cancellation of IM Lake Tahoe we took a bit of down time, although it felt like we have been resting for weeks anyway!! We focused on GKEndurance, in particular our athletes racing in Hawaii. On returning to Boise it was back into it…we had 3 weeks…including packing up our life from the last 6months and returning to Perth. It was going to be CRAZY! After 2 days of travel via Auckland we were back on the West Coast of Australia for 4 days then few the red eye Thursday night to Taiwan. We arrived Friday afternoon. Excited to be back! The lead up to the race including getting to hang out with the AWESOME crew from Ceepo! A...

What Now??

Sunday 28 Sep 2014 Admin
As always it has been a crazy few months with many high’s and low’s that are all part of the emotional roller coaster and life of a Professional Triathlete! Guy sums it up nicely in pictures and few words here: http://www.guycrawford.us/news.php This was done a few days before Ironman Lake Tahoe! I was pretty excited about the opportunity to do this race. I had a little bit longer taper than normal but better to be fresh than over done!! It was also the last chance for Professional’s to race in Tahoe as it will be a non-Pro race next year. Plus it is just stunning! Guy and I arrived 10 days early to adjust to the altitude and know everything we can about the course. We both felt good and ready to go come race day! But as you know by now the Ironman was unfortunately cancelled! Massive fires in California had resulted in excessive amounts of smoke being blown in and trapped in the Lake Tahoe area. A few days out weather forecasts were showing the wind changing...

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