Author Archive for: ‘Trainer Davey’

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    Have You Sprinted Lately? It Ain’t Easy.

    Sprint workouts are tough, we all know that. Sure, they’re not usually as long as other workouts, but you’re red-lining the whole time. Heart pounding, heavy breathing, maxing it out — to the point of dizziness, for sure — and maybe a bit of puking …

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    5-Minute Triathlon Bike Workout

    You may recall what it feels like to get back on the bike at the beginning of every season. And, for me at least, it’s surprise how much it hurts! All that I remember is how long and hard I could ride last fall. Now …

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    What I Learned From IM Augusta 70.3

    I feel like I need a support group because I’m feeling depressed after the last (and biggest) triathlon race of the season, the IM Augusta 70.3. There’s a chill in the air, leaves are fluttering off the trees, and our season is officially over. And …

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    Nail Your Triathlon Pacing With The Garmin Virtual Partner

    My Macbook has a battery meter at the top of the screen telling me exactly how much juice I have left and how long it will last on battery power: 21%, which should last about another 44 minutes. It seems like the harder I work …

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    Triathlon Race Belt Giveaway!

    Ok, I’ll admit that many triathlon gear and gadgets are not totally necessary – some are just fun, but some are definitely worth the investment. If for no other reason then you’ll feel more like a seasoned race veteran than a newbie with a race …

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    5 Things I Learned at the Chicago Triathlon – Davey’s Edition

    Like Jess said in her last post, we thought it would be cool to do our Chicago Triathlon race review in a different way. Ok, so many of these things I already knew, but it was good to reinforce them. Because, the truth is, sometime …

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    What I Learned From My First Triathlon – Pete’s Story

    Do you want to do a triathlon, but wish you didn’t have to swim? Then you’ll totally relate to Pete’s beginner triathlete story. When you first start training for a triathlon, you’ll quickly find out where your strengths and weaknesses lie. For me and Pete, it’s the swim. For Jess, …

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    A Heart Pumping Triathlon Workout

    How to use a Heart Rate Monitor – Know your zones. In order to use heart rate training, you’ll have to have a couple things in place: you have to have a monitor (obviously), and then you have to know what kind of numbers to shoot …

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    Trainer Davey’s Birthday Giveaway – Heart Rate Monitor For Triathlon Training

    Last year, for my birthday, Jess got me a Garmin. I use it for almost all of my triathlon workouts, but it’s only been more recently that I’ve put on the heart rate monitor and actually looked at the data. Maybe you already know it and …

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    What I Learned From My First Triathlon – Chris’s Story

    Once you have your first triathlon under your belt, it’s easy to forget what it was like to be a beginner. The sport of triathlon can be pretty intimidating and there’s not a ton of encouraging, basic and helpful information out there for beginner triathletes. I think …

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    The (not boring) Track Workout for Triathlon Running Speed

    It’s one of those types of relationships. Yes, the love/hate kind when it comes to track workouts for running speed. But the truth of the matter is that the only way to get faster is to run faster. If all you do is long, slow …

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    Simple (But Killer!) Pool Session Swim Workout

    Not to toot my own horn, but this is honestly one of my best swim workouts. Not a favorite, but probably the best. It’s such an awesome swim workout because: It increases your overall swim speed Develops strength and power Hones in on kick technique (I …

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    3 Ways Beginner Triathletes Can Swim Faster, Better and Longer

    It seems like there are two types of triathletes in the world: those for whom the swim comes easy, and those who the swim is the bane of their triathlon existence. It also seems like 97 percent of triathletes fall into the second, burdensome category. …

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