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24 02, 2016

Big Training Week = Recovery Week

The season is well under way and the training volume is ramping-up! Our Half Moon Bay Training Weekend is a shock to the system, as it is probably more volume than many of you have done in a while. You should be pretty tired after a weekend like that and may need a day, or two to [...]

1 10, 2015

Underwater Video Swim Stroke Analysis

It's that time of year again when we tune up weaker areas. Why? There is a commonly known "life" philosophy called the One Percent Principle, which teaches tweaking and bettering just 1% of what you do and repeating over time to affect 100% of your performance and success. In personal development, it can be life changing. [...]

17 02, 2015

How To Save Time & Energy in Your Next Race

This weeks Tip of the Week is on "How To Save Time & Energy in Your Next Race by Being Smart and Planning Ahead". I [Pete Kain] have been racing triathlons for 30 years and have heard just about every excuse imaginable for reasons why a race did not go so great. Most are due to lack of [...]

12 02, 2015

Karl with a K, On Climbing

Today I had a good friend come up and ask for my advice. The question went something like this, "I want to be a better climber! Do I just need to climb more?" The simple answer is....yes! Being a better climber has many aspects to it:    strength to weight ratio, the physical side    technique [...]

19 09, 2013

Last Minute Words of Wisdom

The day many of you have been training all year for is almost here! You are ALL ready to go, both mentally and physically! You have put in lots of good, hard work to get ready and now you are going to lay it on the line! I just wanted to give you all some last minute [...]

29 07, 2013

Donner Lake Triathlon: A Perfect Test for Things

Great job to all who raced Donner Lake Triathlon this past weekend! Here are some of Coach Leroy's observations and thoughts from the event that will help you prepare for IM Lake Tahoe and other races this season: 1. It was a perfect test for things. It’s a best practice to have a dress rehearsal [...]

13 07, 2012

Coach’s Diary – Day 4 of Kids Camp!

Day 4 of Kain Kids Camp! By now the kids are starting to eat, sleep and  breathe triathlon! We warmed up on the track with a core workout and instead of Simon says it's "Pete says!" The kids ran an 800 for time and all were very close to quessing their time and holding a [...]