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BIG WAVES AND COLD TEMPS. RACING THIS WEEKEND

By | September 10th, 2018|Categories: Racing News, Running, Swimming, triathlon|Tags: , , , , , |

  When you live in New England all you have to do is wait a day for the weather to  change.  On Thursday we experienced the high heat and humidity that we have grown to love so much this summer.  Then on Friday, the cold front arrived.  Dropping temps over 40 degrees.  On Sunday morning triathletes [...]

A HOT WEEKEND OF PODIUM FINISHES AND PERSONAL BESTS

By | June 18th, 2018|Categories: Cycling, OH MY GODDARD, Other Training, Running, Swimming, syracuse 70.3, triathlon|Tags: , , |

It is fitting that the hottest weekend of the year thus far, would fall on a very busy weekend of racing.  After a long winter and spring of training the athletes on our team were ready to step up to the starting line.It has been a  pleasure to watch them go through the different phases of training, through [...]

MUSCLE MEMORY: THE FRUSTRATION IN TRYING TO CHANGE

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Other Training, Running, Swimming, triathlon|Tags: , , |

Muscle memory is defined as “the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious thought, acquired as a result of frequent repetition of that movement.”  For example, a newborn baby has no muscle memory, a blank slate.  The only way for a baby to learn to crawl, sit up, and walk is to do  these things, [...]

SMASHING PUMPKINS

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Racing News, Running, Swimming|Tags: , , , , , , |

          What a fantastic autumn weekend full of racing.  Many athletes towed the line this weekend for some late season racing.  Some were racing for the first time on longer courses, some competed both days, others were tuning up for world competition, and the seasoned athletes raced because that's what they love [...]

CRANBERRY TRIFEST RECAP AND OTHER RACING

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Running, Swimming|Tags: |

  Athletes of Triathlon Training with Amy had a busy weekend of racing throughout New England this past weekend.  On Saturday at the DKH Sprint triathlon Martha Sylvestre placed 4th overall and 2nd. in the 50-54 age group in a time of 1:22:29.  At the Sunsport Cranberry Trifest which is a two-day triathlon festival, all athletes [...]

MISTAKES ARE OUR GREATEST TEACHERS: A RACE FROM THE ATHLETES PERSPECTIVE

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Running, Swimming|Tags: , , |

Sometimes mistakes while racing are our greatest training moments.  Martha Sylvestre had one of those experiences this past weekend. Caught up in the heat of the moment led to a few wrong turns. Martha works very hard and always races her heart out. She has a great outlook on her racing and why she does it. [...]

And the beat goes on………

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Racing News, Running, Swimming|Tags: , , , |

It was a very busy weekend of racing throughout New England for the Athletes of triathlon Training with Amy.  In Rhode island at the Wild Dog Sprint Triathlon, John Goodwin continues to shine with a second place finish in the 60-64 age group in a time of 1:05:58.  Toby Bennett took to a podium spot in [...]

WEEKEND RAP UP

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Racing News, Running, Swimming|Tags: , |

Many athletes hit the racing scene this past weekend with outstanding results all around.  On Friday night at The Blessing of the Fleet 10 mile road race, Martha Sylvestre had a great run setting a PR of 1:29:58.  On Sunday at the Blackstone Valley Aquathon Leslie Battle placed third overall for the women in a time of 1:21:32. [...]

Schneider and Bennett smash Triathlon closer

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Racing News, Running, Swimming|Tags: , , , , |

The New England triathlon season came to a close this weekend,at the Gut Check Triathlon in Brewster Mass.  Jillian Schneider and Toby Bennett were there finishing off a great season.  Appropriately called the "Gut Check" It is the only race in which the race director gives you a "change of mind" option up until 7:00 am. [...]

AND THE BEAT GOES ON……

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Other Training, Racing News, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

For triathletes September means the end of the racing season.  Kids are going back to school, the leaves and weather begin to change.  The increasingly shorter days, make training for the athlete with a full-time job, a game of "chasing daylight". For the runners the fall means more road races, and training in  cooler temperatures, optimal conditions. [...]