Having a daily triathlon training routine helped me push through the hard times I was faced with during this time. I know that the only thing that is constant in my life is my training and that I have control over that outcome.
I talked to my sister, a nutritionist, and a sleep medicine consultant, who asked me an important question: Are you getting enough sleep? And that is when it hit me; I focused so much on the other two factors (which is what most people do when they think about a healthy lifestyle) and left out a fundamental piece of the puzzle.
If you are fortunate enough to have a home swimming pool or small swimming area, a swim tether is a great way to give yourself a challenging swim workout. Here is a workout that will challenge you in both speed and endurance. An old fashioned clock poolside will help you keep track of your intervals and sets.
I started getting small dark spots under my eyes, on my cheeks, as well as on my shoulders and arms. Being in my mid-twenties at this point, I was terrified of damaging my skin for the rest of my life. Not to mention, that voice in my head saying, this is one step away from something serious.
Triathlon race season has come to a halt. Lives are being lost. Unemployment is on the rise. This is a different type of ultra-distance race: The race against COVID-19. Guys, this race is tough! But, together, we can tackle and finish the course. Here are some tips to optimize your race experience.