Importance of Functional Shoulder in a Swimmer

The Importance of a “Functional” Shoulder in a Swimmer

Front crawl, breaststroke and backstroke. All three strokes require different shoulder muscles to accomplish the task. When we train in the water and on land for swimming we make those muscles stronger. But what is happening when we train and train and these muscle actually […]

Leg & Foot Cramps when Swimming

Ever been half way through a hard swim or kick set and all-of-a-sudden your calf tightens up? Well, that type of cramping is such a common complaint that I hear it at least once in every swim session. The good news is that it is quite easy to diagnose and also easy to fix, if you can be honest about what you feel. […]

How to change a flat tire

Watch this great video on how to change a flat tire while out on a training ride:

 

Some Tips: Purchase the equipment and carry with you in a seat bag on all rides. Spare tubes, tire levers, CO2 cartridges and adapter and/or hand pump.

Practice changing a tire at home. Try […]

Last Place Worries

Chances are, if you are new to triathlon and/or don’t have a lot of swim training, you will likely be started in one of the earlier groups. If you are also still working at improving your cycling and running skills, you may in fact be passed by women who started the swim after you. […]

Next Clinic for First Timers

Our next clinic will be geared specifically towards first time triathletes. It’s the Women’s Only First Timer’s Triathlon Clinic, and DATE will  be TBD. Topics covered include:

Introduction to triathlons and what to expect race day Triathlon course overview for our events and other local triathlons What to wear, eat and what to pack […]