A Fitness Vacation in Paradise
The vacation that doesn't scuttle your triathlon goals


For anyone who has competed in a triathlon, you know what the satisfaction of finishing a race feels like. For some, it even inspires them to become a coach for aspiring triathletes.

Dos and Don'ts for the Transition Area and more...

Newest Articles


Why does my bike get stuck when I try to shift?
Shifting on hills can be challenging. Here's some advice.
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Training with Ruptured Disc?
How to accommodate a ruptured disc in tri training
Toenail Loose - Racing?
Toenail problem results from running; Should it prevent racing?
Leg Burnout
Overtraining or Lasting Fatigue in Large Muscles After Training Increase
Gear Reviews

Gear Reviews

Garmin Fenix 2
The Garmin Fenix has been a great investment. I use it all the time, and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a watch to track heart rate and time and speed for triath[...]
Felt DA
This is an amazing piece of engineering. It's just that it's a step up from the B2, and yet I've never felt it was an extension of my body the way I did with the B2. The position i[...]

Race Reports

Stonebridge Ranch Triathlon - Olympic
Race director and volunteers did a good job as usual. I like the course, I just really sucked this time.
Ironman 70.3 Vineman
Ironman 70.3 Vineman is awesome. I have no immediate plans to do another HIM race, but if I do one this will be my first choice.
Super Hero Triathlon
This race is probably the most fun race I have done. Costumes are encouraged (there are even prizes for best and most original costume) Many folks doing their first tri at this even[...]
  • How it all started...

    I am a 44 year old father of a 10 year girl. When she was 8 and riding her bike pretty good, she was complaining that she wanted to ride further than we would let her by herself. So I bought an old 3 speed Schwinn off Craigs List and we started going for bike rides on the local bike trails. Eventually I was riding by m[...]

  • My First Triathlon (and my Daughter's Third)

    Note: This race report was from my first triathlon about a year ago. I just completed this same triathlon last weekend (as did my daughter) with significantly better results. Since this first triathlon, I’ve gone hardcore into the sport. I train 6-8 hours a week, completed 3 other tri’s last year, and have [...]

  • First Tri: Don't Fall Off Your Bike

    I needed to reduce my BMI for health reasons and I spent all winter in spinning class and swimming back and forth in the pool, keeping up with my steps on FitBit until one day I asked my step-brother, a Triathlete, what are my goals?  How much riding in place, pool laps and steps are “good”?  With[...]

  • First IM: Racing after breaking a toe

    Hello, my name is Corey Pesson aka CPesson and this is my journey and story. It all started about three years ago when several friends talked me into getting a road bike and start training and racing. After doing so, it wasn’t very long I was asked to do my first sprint triathlon. Now although it was a bit of a s[...]

  • First: Done. On to the Second!

    So, I finished my first sprint triathlon. I enjoyed it and want more. In preparation for the next one, which is going to be held in March, I created a training plan to balance of what I can do better in training and racing.I did my first triathlon in October 28th 2015. It was the 5th race of the Copa Brasil Triathlon c[...]

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    Best site I've found on the web.
    I just thought I'd drop a line.  Having only taken up the sport 18 months ago I [...]
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    The interface is much easier to use...
    Just wanted to say that I REALLY like all the changes made to the Training Plans[...]
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    I have used several BT training programs and have had great success with them.