Triathlon Training

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]