Another beginner clinic wrapped up this month with the climax taking place at the Toronto Triathlon Festival.I’m proud to say that these beginner triathletes covered some serious ground, with many training for their first sprints and some working towards their first Olympic distances. I know this group’s triath-a-journey is not going to end there.(more…)
This article originally appeared in a winter, 2016 TTF newsletter.
Open water dreaming?Whether you’re planning your first sprint or training for a new PB, it’s not too late to set those goals for 2016.Here are a few things to keep in mind as you map out your winning strategy (more…)
This post originally appeared in the February, 2016 Toronto Triathlon Festival Newsletter.
A lot of people say they train so they can eat whatever they like.I encourage athletes to reverse this thinking and eat to support their training instead.This leads to better quality workouts and quicker recovery. (more…)
This post originally appeared in the April, 2016 Toronto Triathlon Festival Newsletter.
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of inexpensive ways to follow a triathlon training plan.While working with a coach may not be an option for some, for others it’s the only way to go.I could ramble on for days about all the benefits (I still hire one myself), but fortunately for the editor of this newsletter I’m limited on space! (more…)
Sharon, a writer in her mid-40s, is not someone to back down from things that scare her; triathlons were no exception. “It scared me. And I knew if it scared me, I should probably do it because at the end of it, I would come out stronger,” Sharon explains. (more…)