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2013 Wildflower 70.3 Race Report- Mike Arabia

Training and Preparation About three weeks before Wildflower, I had the opportunity to get a long swim in fresh water when Martha (Tri La Vie) hosted an open water swim event at Lake Mission Viejo.  It was a good event, and I felt strong in the water.  After that 1.7 mile swim, however, I had […]

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Oceanside 2013 Race Report – Laura Booher

A few weeks ago, I thought I was going to have to pull out of this race.  I had been sick for about a 1 ½ months off and on with walking pneumonia thrown into the mix.  I was finally able to work out and do my first long ride of the year and longest run […]

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Meet Osmo – My Hydration and Nutrition Strategy

My nutrition and hydration strategy has significantly evolved since I first started racing Ironman distance over 8 years ago. All of this changed when I discovered Osmo Hydration  back in July of 2012.  Dr. Stacy Sims, the founder and brains behind Osmo, introduced a concept of “food in the pocket and hydration in the bottle”. […]

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Diana Sjol – 2013 Desert Triathlon

March 3, 2013 I have to admit that I was pretty nervous going into the first race of the season. For one, I hadn’t raced since July 2012 and second I was now representing Team FC. Even Adam’s words of wisdom couldn’t take away all the jitters and I barely slept the night before. You […]

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Manny Aragon – 2013 Desert International Triathlon

I haven’t done a similar distance race to this one in 2 years so I was pretty excited to see how I would do in a “short” race like this one. The previous two seasons, I raced primarily ½ Ironman distance with 1 Full Ironman 2 years ago- also my first season. Additionally, this was […]

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Hydration and Nutrition Resources for Ironman Athletes

I am frequently asked about what I recommend for hydration and nutrition.  Nutrition is such an individual consideration, but there are some universal principles that are helpful.  I use many of the recommendations set forth in the articles/links below.    Take some time to review these and then experiment for yourself. Gels – Why to avoid them […]

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16 Week Ironman Plan

Our Ironman (140.6) training plans are written for all levels, from beginner to advanced. This is NOT a generic plan. We design your plan based on your schedule, your experience, your target race, your lead up races,  and your fitness. Here’s a look at the process once you purchase the plan. Complete the background question […]

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12 Week Half Ironman Training Plan

Our half ironman (70.3) training plans are written for all levels, from beginner to advanced. This is NOT a generic plan. We design your plan based on your schedule, your experience, your target race, your lead up races,  and your fitness. Here’s a look at the process once you purchase the plan. Complete the background […]

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Gear Order

   Tech Shirts – $15 Available in men’s and women’s styles.                        Headsweat Visors – $20            Polar Fleece Beanie – $10          Trucker Hat – $10              

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Athlete Reminders

Athletes, here are a few important reminders: Log Workouts Upload into the calendar as often as you can, but especially for your interval run workouts and bike rides. Bike Auto Lap Off Keep auto lap off anytime you are on the bike.  Lap each interval effort. Run Auto Lap Off Keep auto lap off anytime you […]

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