Learn How to Crush Your ‘A’ Race This Season

By Ross Hartley | July 23, 2019, 2 p.m. (ET) Happy summer! As you progress both through your purposeful training and calculated race calendar, I invite you to keep several ideas in mind for the rest of the season. You first began this season by (hopefully) setting goals. I am a big proponent of deliberate… Continue reading Learn How to Crush Your ‘A’ Race This Season

How to Make Rowing Machines Work For Your Endurance Training

By Christine Palmquist | July 30, 2019, 1:48 p.m. (ET) The first rowing ergometer was created in 1981 — just in time for me to spend four grueling years on one as a collegiate rower at Cornell. Now, rowing machines are common at most gyms. You may have eyed an erg from your treadmill and… Continue reading How to Make Rowing Machines Work For Your Endurance Training

My Fitterr Programs

  I am now working with an online company called Fitterr. Fitterr is a website where all types of personal trainers and coaches offer their services. I have posted 9 different coaching programs on the site. 1.      Beginner triathlon program for three months, this program is a personalized program for a new triathlete looking to… Continue reading My Fitterr Programs

A Little Bit More About Me

After running my whole life, I completed the Berlin Marathon in 1998, while stationed in Germany, with the US Army. The following year, I completed my first triathlon, but due to unforeseen circumstances, I took a 10-year break from racing and training. In 2008, I bought a bike, and between 2009 and 2010, I did… Continue reading A Little Bit More About Me

Tri jargon buster for beginners

Tri jargon buster for beginners From aerobars to zones, DOMS to HIIT, here’s your essential starter guide to decoding some of the terms you’ll come across in multisport… by 220 staff – http://www.220triathlon.com/training/beginners/tri-jargon-buster-for-beginners/8675.html At some point on your journey to becoming a triathlete you’ll have a conversation with a fellow athlete and have absolutely no… Continue reading Tri jargon buster for beginners

You Are An Athlete

athlete noun ath·lete \ˈath-ˌlēt, ÷ˈa-thə-ˌlēt\ Popularity: Top 30% of words Simple Definition of athlete : a person who is trained in or good at sports, games, or exercises that require physical skill and strength   I have seen questions like this on different social media posts, Am I an athlete? Or How do you define… Continue reading You Are An Athlete

19 – 25 September Training Summary

Yesterday, I realized that I had not ridden my bike all week. I logged zero miles this week. I went back in my training log to see when this had happened last, and it hadn’t happened since the middle of February, and it was because I was sick. This week and last week were low… Continue reading 19 – 25 September Training Summary