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Write a Letter to Yourself Before You Race

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Coach Sami, challenged all of her Ironman Louisville athletes to “write a letter to themselves” before race day. She plans on saving these and mailing them next year as a reminder, but having said that, she did one for herself… CAUTION: THE SAMI ZONE Samiism’s, Trueisms, and Personal Material Ahead Read at Your Own Risk […]

What is Cycling FTP?

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What’s FTP? If you’ve been around folks who train with power on the bike, one term you’ve probably heard is FTP. So let’s break it down. First, we’ll look at the acronym. FTP stands for Functional Threshold Power. In simplest terms, FTP is the amount of power (measured in watts) that you can produce in […]

Cadence on the Bike, and Why You Should Care

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One question that pops up all the time at the Computrainer lab is, “what cadence should I be riding at?” Well, that depends. Let’s start by defining what cadence is. Cadence refers to how many revolutions per minute (RPM’s) you make for one leg while riding. Therefore, if your right leg goes around 90 times […]

Becoming a Yoda

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To quote from Matt Dixon, “here is the headline news.”  I love that line, don’t you because it clearly outlines what is important.   So, here is the headline news on how to become a Yoda on race day!  1.       Don’t try. Do. “Do or do not… there is no try.”  Or as triathletes like to […]

Without Limits Challenge – Week #11 (Charleston)

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In comparison to other sports, running doesn’t require a lot of gear. With that said, there are certainly lots of products out there that make it more enjoyable, keep you comfortable, or promote recovery. This week we asked our Without Limits challengers Siobhan and Tara about their favorite running gear. Siobhan Maize I was asked about […]

Without Limits Challenge – Week #10 (Charleston)

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In this week’s update of the #WithoutLimitsChallenge, our challengers Siobhan and Tara talk about their experience joining the Without Limits team and community. Siobhan and Tara are just over two weeks out from the Cooper River Bridge Run 10k and are benefiting from the support of their teammates. Siobhan Maize I have really enjoyed joining the […]

Without Limits Challenge – Week #9 (Charleston)

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Our challengers are less than a month out from the Cooper River Bridge Run 10k. The Bridge Run will be a test of their fitness and their improvement made during the #WithoutLimitsChallenge. However, this week we focus on the process rather than the end result by asking Tara and Siobhan what they have been working on […]

Without Limits Challenge – Week #7 (Charleston)

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One of the most important things an endurance athlete can do when training or racing is maintain a positive dialogue in their head. There are lots of factors that are out of an athlete’s control, but something we can control is our attitude. This week we asked our challengers if they have any inspirational quotes […]

Without Limits Challenge – Week #6 (Charleston)

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Endurance athletes are creatures of habit. We get in a routine with our training and often forget exactly why we started, or better yet, why we continue to train and strive to reach our goals. Motivations vary from one athlete to another, but it is helpful for every athlete to understand their “Why?”, the true purpose […]

Without Limits Challenge – Week #5 (Charleston)

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Regardless of your experience level and background in endurance sports, there is always more to learn. By working with a coach and joining the Without Limits team, our two #WithoutLimitsChallenge participants have been exposed to new types of training. This week we asked our challengers what they have learned so far in the challenge and if they […]

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