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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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

TRIATHLETES WIN IN NEW YORK AND MASSACHUSETTS RACE RECAP – WEEKEND OF JULY 9TH

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Racing News, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

On Saturday and Sunday the Triathletes of Triathlon Training with Amy were at it again racing in New York and Massachusetts.  Leslie Battle competed in Double Mussel in Geneva NY.  Day one, Saturday, was a Sprint triathlon where she dominated the Athena female division. The second half of the Double was held on Sunday.  A half Ironman, [...]

3 X 10 X 1 MAY 8TH 1:00 PM

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

It is that time of year again, welcome to the first in my series of  3 x 10 x 1. This is a 10 mile ride, and  a 1 mile run repeated three times. The workout combines riding, T2 transitions, and running.  A great way to measure where your fitness level stands after a long winter [...]