Amy Kuitse's articles

The Taper: Is it affected by our age or the time of year of the race?

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photoYou may find your taper plan changing from week to week, based on how your body responds to the actual taper.

Training for a hilly Ironman

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photoHow to train for hills when you don't have any hills to train on

How much protein does a triathlete need?

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photoShould triathletes consume more grams of protein than the usual formula, since they are exercising more?

Is Ribose Supplementation Helpful?

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photoWhen I realized that there exist a large number of articles on Ribose Supplementation I was wondering why I was not using ribose myself.

What to Wear for a Triathlon

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photoDo you have your first triathlon coming up? This article will give you a few tips on what to wear for your triathlon.

Sprint Triathlon Swim Workouts

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photoIf you are a beginner triathlete training for your first triathlon, this article will show you three key swim workouts that you can use for your triathlon swim training.

Improving Cycling for the Sprint Distance

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photoAre you ready for your second season of triathlon? This article will show you how to improve your cycling for the sprint distance using drills and interval workouts.

Two-a-Day Triathlon Workout Scheduling

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photoTrying to figure out how to fit all of your weekly training sessions in? This guide will show the best ways to schedule your two-a-day workouts.

Member Question: New Triathlete and the Half Ironman

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photoI just finished the NYC marathon on Sunday and I think I'm going to venture into triathlons. I am doing an Olympic distance and I want to do a 70.3 next year too. Any advice?

Member Question: Getting Faster on the Run

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photoShould I be working on getting faster at running by doing the longer distances and working up slowly over time or run faster for shorter distances now?

Beginner Question: Winded During Run Training

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photoI am training for my first sprint tri and I am having the hardest time with the run. I just get really winded between the 1-1/12 mile mark.

Beginner Question: Tapering Between Sprint Triathlons

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photoAre these races too close together to give me any sort of recovery? Will I be spent and unhappy racing back to back weekends and then again two weeks after that?

Race Prep: Three Days Until the Race

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photoA few tips for beginners during taper week to settle your nerves. Includes a race day checklist and some race day tips.

Member Question: Do Clipless Pedals Really Matter?

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photoI have pedals with the cage and when I ride 2+ hours my legs feel much more tired then if I took out my husband's bike with clipless pedals. Do clipless pedals truly make the difference?

Member Question: The Sport for the Most Improvement

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photoWhich sport do you believe is easier to continually improve at: swimming, bicycling, or running? What makes you think this specific sport is easier to improve at?
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