As triathletes, our goal is to swim, bike, and run as fast as possible for the given distance. Even if you’re not worried about going fast and you’re just out there to have fun, you will enjoy the experience a whole lot more if you are well trained and able to run well off the bike. […]
Nutrition is often referred to as the 4th discipline in triathlon. As a dietitian/nutritionist, I 100% agree! If you are not optimizing your overall nutrition, you are not optimizing your potential as a triathlete (athlete). One of the most important aspects of sports nutrition is recovery. After workouts, especially those that are hard and/or long […]
People have been asking me for awhile now when was my first race. I think most expected me to recite my carefully planned, set in stone race schedule, but instead, I’d usually respond with something along the lines of “Uh, I might run a 5k in a few weeks.” Well I’m happy to say I’ve […]
Over the winter I was hit with a wave of injuries. After finishing Kona on such a high note, letting all that fitness slip away was a hard pill to swallow. I continued to do a fair bit of hard run training for a 5 miler on Thanksgiving. The race went pretty well, but the […]
Courtney Baird’s article on treadmill running in the March issue of Triathlete Magazine, with contributions from Ironman World Champ Mirinda Carfrae, Colorado tri coach Mike Ricci, and FFT’s Eric Bean.