Monday Swim Practice – Drafting...
Yesterday I had swim practice.  We did 400 meter warmup 100 meter non stop swim in circles 200 meter drafting swim in circles 20 x 25 meter swimming with pullboy and paddles, rest 45 seconds 200 meter cool down I was pretty tired afterwards.  I’m looking forward to the open water swims which...
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Just want to say ‘HI RON’!!! Get better soon! 
Wiggle coupon for cycling gear...
Hey I just found a wiggle coupon you can use.  I just purchased my 2XU tri suit and the coupon worked! Saved me an extra 15% off my order total.  Got my tri suit for only $105.  Sweeeeet! Coupon code:  15OFF-ALLCYC Just use that in the ‘Voucher code’ area when you checkout.  Click here...
What to bring/prepare to a Triathlon...
Last week was my first triathlon and amazingly I brought all the stuff that I needed.  Oops, I did forget to bring slippers to walk to the swimming start.  My friend Kevin was so nice.  He took off his slippers for me to wear across a rocky path to the swimming start.   I started preparing the night...
Wednesday Swim Practice – 1500 met...
Today in swim class we did a 400 meter warmup followed by a 1500 meter time trial.  Basically 60 lengths of the pool or touch the side of the wall 30 times.  The coach was trying to break it down for us.  I have a seriously hard time remembering my counts and have to consciously make up a story around...
I love my Triathlon Wetsuit!...
My first big purchase for a triathlon was a bike, next purchase was a Wetsuit.   I had a hard time figuring out which wetsuit to pick.  I finally picked this one and I love my purchase so far.   I just want to tell you about my lovely and amazing wetsuit.   The BlueSeventy Helix for Ladies. My BlueSeventy...
Searching for Swimming Practice in Open ...
I was going to a swimming clinic twice a week in a pool for about 4 weeks.   The pool sessions are ending next week and graduating to swimming in open water.  But now they are only swimming once a week.  I want to continue to swim twice a week otherwise I will lose the swim endurance that I so painfully...
What is purpose of the Triathlon Transit...
What is a transition area? Basically it’s the area where you prepare yourself for the next activity.  If you are racing triathlons, the transition area is used twice. 1.  When you complete your swim and switch to cycling. 2.  When you complete your cycling and switch to running. Before your...
What to Wear for Swim Portion of The Tri...
I had a hard time deciding what to wear for a Triathlon held in Guelph Lake just the past weekend – June 18.  The water was about 15c degrees, but outside was close to 25c.  I saw some people were just wearing swimming suits, but I just couldn’t do it.  So I had a dilemma.  What to wear...
Completed First Triathlon of the Year &#...
I completed my first baby triathlon of the year.  The purpose of this triathlon was to see if I could actually dip my head in murky water and survive a swim without being able to see or touch the bottom.  It proved disastrous!   Well not that extreme, but a few things went wrong. 1.  I could barely...