Swim Workouts

Based on the feedback I am receiving from my athletes, here are some of their ‘favorite’ swim workouts: #1   3000y SwimSanity 20 x 150 on 20-25 seconds rest as: #1  150 easy #2  50 hard/50easy/50hard #3  150 pull (paddles optional) #4  75 easy/75 hard Repeat This workout can be amended a number of ways:  150 […]

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The Best Workout You Can Do

In my last blog, I mentioned that there is no special sauce in triathlon training. The are no short cuts to success. Just hard work and consistency. Today, I want to discuss what I think should be a staple in your training–the 10 mile run or 90 minute run. For some this is their long […]

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Swim Workouts

The most fun you can have in a pool. Today, I am displaying 3 distinct workouts for different athletes. As always, you can adjust the sets to meet your personal needs. Workout #1: Speed SetTarget: long course triathletes and swimmersTotal: 4400 500 warm up400 (50 drill / 50 swim/ 50 kick / 50 swim)4×100 – […]

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SpinSanity coming to a close

How did you spend your offseason? Most triathletes I know train some in the colder months. They start hitting the pool again in January. They have a ‘run focus’ offseason that includes a 5k or 10k. Their bike? Eh…collects dust except those random 60 degree days. Not our clients. Each Saturday they lined up and […]

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Quick and Simple Strength Training At Home

It’s time for more workout at home ideas! If you need a 15-20 minute strength routine, try one of these: 1. Repeat this sequence 5 times for a total of 20 minutes:Plank – 1 minuteRest 15 secondsSide Plank – 30 secondsRest 15 secondsSide Plank – 30 secondsRest 15 secondsWalking Lunge – 1 minuteRest 15 seconds […]

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Hill Repeats

As a kid, I loved the game king of the mountain. I remember playing ad nausem during baseball season. The premise was simple. There was a dirt mound (mountain) and you had to protect the top. Each participant raced up it dozens of times to knock you off the pedestal and rightfully claim the throne. […]

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Trainer Workouts

Yep, it is that time of year–time to become friends with your indoor trainer. Love it or hate it, an indoor trainer is vital to the lifestyle of a triathlete. This time of year, you should be aiming for at least 2 rides per week. Here are a couple of easy workouts that you can […]

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Swim Workouts

Sometimes life gets in the way. It might be family, job or just personal stress. When life gets in the way, keeping to your routine becomes very difficult. Often training is the first to go. Here are three swim workouts that you can complete when time permits. Workout #1 Beginner Level (2000y) Warm Up: 200Drill: […]

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Home Workout Routines

This is a time of year when we all seem to run out of hours in the day to get everything done. Fitting exercise into the few short hours of daylight we have available can be more hassle than it’s worth if we don’t have an upcoming race compelling us to lace up the sneakers […]

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