Welcome to Spinsanity
Replacing your shoes
FTP is proud to announce the introduction of ‘Spinsanity’-your home for winter training. This is Nashville’s ONLY comprehensive triathlon winter program that promises to increase your fitness, prepare you for the upcoming season and keep you motivated during the blissful months. Each weekend, FTP coaches lead athletes through a 2-3 hour workout session that promises […]
Improving your kick
In the world of running shoes, companies are constantly pushing the line with research and development for athletes. Fifteen years ago, you went to your local athletic store and hoped they had your size in a Nike. Today, running stores are a novelty in some areas. The number of brands have expanded and stores can […]
How much should I be training?
For most of us, swimming doesn’t come naturally. If you didn’t grow up on a swim team than efficient movement through the water is a foreign concepts. Combine this struggle with a fear of water or drowning and you see why people often shy away from the sport. I do want to highlight a very […]
Why the offseason matters
With the colder months, shorter days upon us, many triathletes retreat to their warm homes and hope that spring makes an early appearance. Schedules disappear and training becomes inconsistent if present at all. While I am certainly a fan of taking some time off from the sport, keep in mind that all things are good […]
TOP SIX–Why is my bike creaking?
The offseason matters. There is no way to overstate the significance of it. In a previous post, I outlined the Top SIX things you can do this winter to prepare yourself for the spring. In this post, I am going to dive into why the offseason matters, the direct benefits of semi-structured training and the […]
No one likes a noisy bike. It is quiet embarrassing to be the guy rattling in the middle of a group ride. Most of the noise can be fixed relatively easy with a few minor adjustments. Next time you hear noise, check the following areas. 1. Bottom Bracket–At the very bottom of your bike, hidden […]