Triathlon mecca of the United States (and home of TrainingPeaks) Boulder, Colo. holds the IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder on Aug. 4th this year. With the picturesque Flatiron mountains as a backdrop, athletes will swim in the Boulder Reservoir, bike along a fast, rolling course and run along the dirt roads and paths surrounding the reservoir. With a new, single loop bike course, this race promises to be fast, but it’s not easy.
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When you toe the line, are you nervous and scared, or calm and confident? We all know that being a successful athlete is more than physical, it's mental too. In this follow-up to our webinar "Mental Preparation for Racing Your Best", see the post-webinar Q&A between Coach Carrie and viewers, then watch the full webinar to be mentally prepared for your event.
Sounds quite contradictory, right? The experts have told us for years that we as a society eat too much and in order to lose weight and/or perform better we have to cut out some of those oh-so-precious calories! We then have to wonder, how do I perform as an athlete and lose weight at the same time if I’m cutting out calories? Can I do both?
Lake Placid presents its own set of challenges with a relatively crowded swim, a long run to T1, a very challenging bike course, and a run that would be a tough marathon even if you were fresh, never mind after 180km of cycling. For those planning to race IMLP in 2013, there are about 8 weeks to go. At this point, you should have...
The University of Colorado, Boulder has proven itself to be a collegiate triathlon powerhouse. CU just won their fourth consecutive national championship; their 15th overall title. At the helm of this seemingly unbeatable team is head coach Mike Ricci. TrainingPeaks caught up with Mike at USAT Nationals in April to pick his brain for the recipe to his “secret sauce”, and see what others can learn from the 2013 National Champions and their coach.