pete kain

3 12, 2014

Winter Tune Up: Running Efficiency Video Clinic

Coaches Pete Kain and Leroy Thomas will be hosting a Running Efficiency Video Clinic on Saturday, December 20th 2014, from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Los Gatos High School Track. In conjunction with videographer George Bruder, they will be video you run ON THE TRACK (and not on the Treadmill) for a more true-to-life experience. They will [...]

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 [...]

25 01, 2013

The Key Workout

Triathletes train for 3 sports, swim, bike and run. Our sport takes time and energy and all of us have our strengths and weaknesses. How much time do you spend on each sport? How efficient are you at each discipline? These are all good questions and the answers may vary for each individual. The more [...]

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 [...]

12 07, 2012

Coach’s Diary – Day 2 of Camp Kain

Tuesday was full of mind bending skills and physical challenges for our athletes! After our morning stretch we discussed how food fuels your body, especially if you're growing like a weed and need to keep your energy up for camp!  We discussed what foods promote recovery to rebuild  the muscle quickly.  How to find good [...]

12 07, 2012

Coach’s Diary – Day 3 of Kids Camp

Day three at Kain Kids Camp was tough but fun! We were happy to have our alum Riley Auten back to help out as well as a new Kain Kids assistant Malcolm Flint who just got back from his first junior National Mountain Bike Championship! We began our day with an early morning hike/jog up [...]

24 05, 2012

How to Race in the Heat

Racing a Triathlon is a great challenge for anyone, given the three sports you have to prepare for, the distance of a particular event, as well as the conditions at each event. Kain Performance has a big group heading to Hawaii for the Honu 70.3 Ironman race next week, so I wanted to give out [...]