Category Archives: Training Plans I Like

Another Look at Typical Newbie Triathletes

Photo courtesy cnn.com I’ll have to admit, I haven’t been following the “6-Pack” on CNN’s Fit Nation as well as you might think. Only occasionally will I read an article from one of the six average Joes who signed up … Continue reading

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Your First Triathlon

Omaha ladies, remember that one time I mentioned a non-competitive triathlon that would make the perfect first-time event? Well, it’s coming up. The tri is Aug. 27, with the first wave of participants swimming at 8 a.m. It takes place … Continue reading

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Hopping On The Tri Train

CNN is trying to launch a movement to get more people to try a tri – a triathlon, that is. They’ve provided the first four-week calendar here. The plan is to be race ready by August. That’s a very doable … Continue reading

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Get Ready For A 5K

A 5K race (a little more than 3 miles) is a great beginner race to someone new to the world of running. The training is manageable, for one thing. For another, the races are often fun and often for a … Continue reading

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Runnin’ Down A Dream

What makes a runner? Is it how fast she runs or how much time she puts in to the sport? Some might disagree, but in my opinion, it’s not the speed that makes a runner. It’s the effort. Don’t let … Continue reading

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