How much triathlon training should children do?

By |2019-04-07T04:56:17+01:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Kids Training, Resources, Sports Parent, Training Plans, Triathlon|Tags: , , |

Source: 220 Triathlon Chris Maxwell, head coach to the Chippenham Tristars, provides some useful guidelines on how much triathlon training children should do, taking into consideration their growing body, school work and other sporting interests.     With a child’s growing body, general well-being, varying different sports interests and clubs, and of course school work, it [...]

A Life Without Limits

By |2019-03-05T16:14:51+01:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Books, Resources, Triathlon, Triathlon Books|Tags: |

A Motivational and Inspirational Book for All Athletes of Any Age. Chrissie Wellington is the world's No 1 female Ironman triathlete, a four times World Champion, having recently won the her fourth title in October 2011 and the World Record holder. In 2009 she was voted 'Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year' and in 2010 was [...]

Learn to embrace failure The best athletes in the world bounce back quickly after disappointing races because they have a different perspective on success and failure.

By |2019-02-24T16:49:31+01:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Cycling, Resources, Triathlon|

Source: Triathlon Magazine Canada — by Melanie McQuaid   Flats happen. Don’t let the bad luck affect your attitude moving forward. Athletes looking to be their very best are pushing their limits, aiming for the edge of their potential and trying to avoid falling short. This approach means flirting with the razor edge of success or [...]

Teaching Your Kids to Dive: PADI Junior Open Water Program

By |2019-02-11T06:39:16+01:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Kids Training, Resources, Swimming|

Source: Scuba Diver Life Author: Christine Brinkley owns BEST HR Resources, an HR consulting business in Katy, Texas, where she lives with her family most of the year. She spends as much time as possible at their home on Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras. Christine is a mom, grandmother, avid scuba diver and supporter of [...]

Road Cycling Spring Training Camp Tucson

By |2019-02-11T06:01:42+01:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Cycling, Resources|Tags: |

Tuscon in February is said to be a cyclist paradise. Most places see snow, but this is where a 6 days camp for riders is taking place. The Flagship Cycling Camp is modeled after Pro Teams' Spring Training Week Long Camps. The camp is aimed to increase endurance with power meter meaning longer rides at moderate [...]

25 Swim Camps You Might Love

By |2019-02-08T02:39:56+01:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Resources, Swimming|Tags: |

BY GOLD MEDAL MEL STEWART See 25  “Swim Camps” you might love to attend.  These swim camps are headed by some of the best coaches in swimming. 2019 GATOR SWIM CAMPS The University of Florida GATOR SWIM CAMPS are developmental camps designed to teach swimmers proper technique and provide quality training to swimmers of ALL abilities between 8 and 18 years old. [...]

11 One-Hour Medley Swim Workouts

By |2019-02-04T03:00:12+01:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Kids Training, Resources, Swimming, Training Plans|

By Margaret Cyphers Source: Active.Com A former college swimmer and high school assistant coach, Margaret Cyphers has built a number of workouts that she uses to keep her stroke strong. All of these workouts involve some or all of the four strokes. They are all between 2,000 and 3,000 yards and take about an hour to [...]

One Mile Run – Training Preparation for Kids

By |2019-01-29T06:52:00+01:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Kids Training, Resources, Running, Training Plans|Tags: , |

Source : Kade Meyer Consult your Child’s doctor prior to any new exercise program. Here is an example training schedule to help kids prepare safely for a 1 mile fun run! Starting Level of Activity - Unacustomed to Physical Activity Weeks Run and Walk Reports Total Daily Distance One and Two Run one minute, walk two [...]