Relax and Go Faster

Propelling ourselves through water and over land requires our muscles to contract and relax, again and again and again. Without specific training our ability to do this is limited to our own natural ability, which can last minutes or days, depending on the intensity of the exercise. This is why we go out and train…

Let the Triathlon Season Begin!

The first weekend in May for me has always been the true start of the triathlon season. Yes I know that many races have already been run all over the country (and down in the southern hemisphere), but you’ll have to excuse me for being a little west coast centric, having lived here for 35+…

Bike Climbing Tips

Last week I published some tips on how to improve your downhill biking skills, which I hope people have or will go out and practice. Some of the feedback I got was that well yeah that helps with the “easy” part, coming downhill, but I still hate to climb! Luckily, while I was writing that…