03.24.2020
Virtual Ride #2
“JUICY”

WHEN: Thursday, 3/26 @ 7:00pm

WHERE: Virtual Meeting (register above)

WHO: ANYONE who wants a little company while they get a coached workout. FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Feel free to share with friends.

 

~ COVID-19 Virtual Group Ride Details ~

This week’s workout: “JUICY”

Total Time: 60 minutes

Warm up:

  • 10 minutes slowly increasing resistance: 55 –> 65% of FTP
  • 2:30 min @ 65% FTP
  • 2:30 min @ 75% FTP 

MAIN SET:

2x

  • AERO – 8:30 min @ 80% FTP
  • SURGE – 1:30 min @ 100% FTP
  • Stay at Front – 5:00 min @ 88% FTP
  • Recover – 5:00 min @ 55% FTP

Cool Down:

  • 5:00 min down to 45% of FTP

 

03.19.2020
COVID-19 Virtual Group Rides

In our effort to train together and engage socially during this unprecedented time, we will be offering regular Virtual Group Rides. Our hope is that this will help you all stay fit & focused while keeping morale high.

So if you’re ready for a fun and engaging bike workout to help boost your cycling fitness, do the right thing & join us for some fun.

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03.03.2020
Race Fueling & Nutrition for Triathlete

Nutrition is the fourth discipline in triathlon and an essential component to long course racing. Many triathletes screw this up, but YOU don’t have to.

Wait, you don’t have a nutrition plan?

Creating and nailing your nutrition plan will make a MAJOR difference in how you feel and ultimately how you perform on race day. Proper fueling will also enhance your day to day workouts and recovery.

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02.24.2020
STARTING FROM SCRATCH

 

Tommy Nolan was inspired to do a triathlon after watching his sister do the Jersey Girl Tri in August of 2012. The only problem was, he didn’t really know how to swim very well… Oh, and his ultimate DREAM was to do IRONMAN Lake Placid. Minor details. :)

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02.10.2020
What’s the Deal with A, B & C Races in Triathlon?

When planning out your race season triathletes usually schedule several races, each with a different level of priority. For example, “A,” B,” and “C” races.  “A” races are typically top priority while “B” or “C” races are usually preparatory races before your BIG race.

Below I’m going explain what this all means as well as the importance of prioritizing races for your upcoming season.

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01.07.2020

The Power of Indoor Riding

If you’re a triathlete or cyclist, indoor riding on a bike trainer is a no brainer. This is especially true if you live in a place that it is difficult to ride outside year round AND you are training for something.

With the explosion of smart trainers and training environments like Zwift, indoor riding has never been better. Even those who were completely against riding the trainer, now find it tolerable and in some cases fun.

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12.26.2019
We Are EXTREMELY GRATEFUL

2020 will mark our 10th year in business together as … “professional triathlon coaches”…

WAIT! WHAT? … yup that’s actually a “job!!!” We still laugh when people ask us, “what do you do for work?” 😂

We would like to think of “what we do,” more as guiding people to achieve EPIC & EXTRAORDINARY GOALS by using health & fitness as the primary median. It has truly been a blessing. There is NOTHING BETTER than HELPING OTHERS achieve their PERSONAL GREATNESS.

 

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12.17.2019

Have you ever had goals that never came to fruition? Race goals, weight loss goal, career goals, life goals, WHATEVER.

Let’s do something about that!

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12.16.2019

And the WINNERS Are?

Each year we do a raffle with amazing prizes from our sponsors for those who join/renew our Triathlon Club (Team RTA) before the early registration deadline. This year, everyone who joined/renewed BEFORE 12/13/19 for 2020 was entered to WIN!
 
And the WINNERS are….

 

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12.09.2019
IRONwoMAN: Liz Harsley

Not too long ago Liz Harsley said “Hell no, I’m never doing a full IRONMAN, I don’t want to have to do that twice (referring to the Half-Iron distance)”. As she recalls saying this, she quickly follows up by saying “my old self was an idiot.”

LOL! We certainly wouldn’t call Liz an idiot, but it’s funny how many of us say we’ll never do something only to change our mind later. And more times than not, we’re happy with our decision.

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12.03.2019

Completing an IRONMAN or Half IRONMAN Triathlon is truly an incredible goal. Anyone can do it, if they commit to the training, but there are a few things you should consider before signing up.

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11.26.2019

Qualifying for the Boston Marathon

RTA coached athlete, Nick W, qualified for the Boston Marathon for the SECOND TIME! And we couldn’t be more happy for him! However, his preparation this time, was significantly different.

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11.20.2019

 

Each year we try to find ways to add additional value to your experience as an RTA club member. In 2020 we will be offering regular triathlon webinars for our athletes and club members. More info and sample webinar below.

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11.12.2019

Hiring a triathlon coach is becoming the “norm” among age/amateur group triathletes.  An EXPERIENCED COACH can make a HUGE difference by helping you avoid stupid pitfalls (regardless of the athletes experience) and ultimately get you to the start line fit and ready to rock on race day.

With the increased demand for triathlon coaches, there are more “coaches” and options to choose from than ever before.  So, how do you decide which triathlon coach is right for you and who you will entrust with your time, money and goals?

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09.23.2019
Coach to Coach Show w/ 2 TOP Coaches

 

> You’re Invited <

**Recorded Show Included at the Bottom of this Post**

Are you a Tri Coach? OR… Are you an triathlete who likes to know what goes on behind the “scene?” Join Coach Elizabeth Kaplanis as she and IRONMAN U® Master Coach, Matt Dixon breakdown two real life athlete scenarios.

 

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