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THE PAYOFF OF PRACTICE

By | August 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Meet Susan King. Susan contacted me two months ago.  She said she wanted to do a triathlon but had no experience.  In fact, she had already entered her first race. We chatted on the phone for a while.  She was a competitive runner.  Had done bodybuilding, and was a fit 60-year-old woman.  I was super excited [...]

TRAINING WITH A SWIM SNORKEL

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: Other Training, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

  This weeks  swim clinic will focus on body position in the water.  We will be working on using the swim snorkel.  What are you working on? When a swimmer first puts on the swim snorkel it may take a bit of adjustment. Pushing off the wall is a bit more challenging as it can flap [...]

Racing: The personal Journey

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

                                                     The term, "hard work" in triathlon does not always mean a PR or a podium finish. Hard work is usually accompanied by a personal journey.  This weekend amongst the many athletes I [...]

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. [...]

SWIMMING DRILLS AND WHY YOU NEED TO DO THEM

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The off season is a time to relax, take time off from training to do other things, and yes, work on your weaknesses.  For many triathletes this means the swim.  The best way to improve your technique is not to ramp up your millage, but to do swim drills.  Historically many athletes do not take the [...]

PR’S RULE THE WEEKEND!

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: Other Training, Racing News, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

As summer slowly comes to an end, the athletes of Triathlon Training with Amy still continue to race, posting outstanding performances.  At the first Ironman 70.3 in Atlantic City, the team of Bernier and Bernier both set PR's. According to Donna and Danny the swim was very challenging with heavy currents and the run, hotter than [...]

Racing Weekend September 11th. Choppy Seas!

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Racing News, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Crazy weather and waves ruled the races this weekend.  That did not stop the athletes of Triathlon Training with Amy from stepping up to the starting line.  At the Firm Man half Ironman and Sprint triathlon the athletes faced choppy waters to start their day.  In the Sprint race Toby Bennett placed 3rd. in the 40-44 age [...]

BIG WEEKEND FOR TRIATHLON TRAINING WITH AMY, PR’S and lots of guts!

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Other Training, Racing News, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

As the summer winds down  the athletes of Triathlon Training with Amy put on their goggles, mounted their bikes, and tied their laces.  These are the some of the most dedicated people I know.  All with full-time jobs and some with kids, they meet me for early morning track workouts, and ocean swims.  When I say [...]

Weekend Hot Hot Hot Race results Nebraska ,Massachusetts , Rhode Island

By | August 14th, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Other Training, Racing News, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

As the country was sweating under 90 plus degree temperatures, the Athletes of Triathlon Training with Amy once again took themselves to the starting line of races in three different states.  At the USAT National championships Jillian Schneider demonstrated her athletic talents.  Placing 4th. in the 30-34 age group and securing herself a spot for the [...]

TRIATHLETES RACING HOT AND WET THIS WEEKEND

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Racing News, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

It was a hot and wet weekend of racing for the athletes of Triathlon Training with Amy.  First up Friday night with the annual Blessing of the Fleet 10 mile road race.  A notoriously hard race to run due to the time of day, humidity and heat from the road.  Jillian Schneider continues to race with [...]