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Read this if you want to run fast!

I recently had someone ask me “How can I run faster?”  I have found that the best way to get faster is to do a combination of speed work and tempo runs during the week.  If you are just building up your running base or getting back into running after some...
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Short on Time? quick workout ideas

Here are some quick but intense workout ideas for swim, bike, and run: Only have 1 Hour to Bike? Here’s a workout that I found on triathlete.com - it’s an ITU based workout that gives you a wide variety of zones in a 1 hour bike session. Warm-up 10 minutes...
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Why Trick or Tri is “The Exception”

This note is to pinpoint the many ways that Trick or Tri is the exception and not the norm when it comes to a triathlon and running event.  But before that let me give you a quick race update.  Registration is up 37.5% from last year thanks to the addition of the 70.3...
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Balancing a busy life

As a busy mom with 4 kids and double-digit training hours each week - I want to give you a few ways that I keep myself organized and scheduled.  I will first state that it’s NOT always perfect and things don’t always go as planned but I feel like having a...
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Setting Heart Rate Training Zones

Setting Heart Rate Training Zones The easiest way to calculate your Maximum Heart Rate is a simple paper-and-pencil calculation. Subtract your age from 220. The result is an age-predicted maximum beats per minute. Example:  20 year old athlete Maximum Heart Rate (MHR)...
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GRAND PRIX California DOLLARS – Race Local and Save

EIGHT GRAND PRIX California RACES ALIGN.  In 2018, eight LA & OC area races including TriEvents, OC Tri Series, Big Bear & Trick or Tri have joined forces to provide an enhanced athlete experience.  This includes registration, promotion, race day experience...
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UPDATE #2: 2017 Newport Beach Triathlon – Oct 1, 2017 – Buyer Beware

The July 25th article, 2017 Newport Beach Triathlon – Oct 1, 2017 – Buyer Beware was a consumer alert about the viability of a small SoCal race.  The first in a series of three articles, Update #1 focused on typical race venue permitting and municipality...
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UPDATE #1: 2017 Newport Beach Triathlon – Oct 1, 2017 – Buyer Beware

This is Update #1 to the recent piece, “2017 Newport Beach Triathlon – Oct 1, 2017 – Buyer Beware”. There were an inordinate number of comments, follow-on questions and requests for additional insight. A good place to start is a response from Pacific...
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2017 Newport Beach Triathlon – Oct 1, 2017 – Buyer Beware

I was recently in NYC and had a chance to connect with a members of the Brooklyn Triathlon Club who were relaying how upset they were when the Brooklyn Triathlon was cancelled both times it was scheduled.  If you click that link you actually see a picture a Cal Tri...
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GRAND PRIX California Leaderboard – 7.20.17

2017 GRAND PRIX CALIFORNIA.  The 2017 GRAND PRIX California is a competitive series of 20 races throughout California with over $20,000 worth of prizes up for grabs. The GRAND PRIX offers fantastic sprint, olympic & half distance options in the LA, San Francisco,...
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