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  • YUMMY FALL RECIPES YOU CAN FEEL GOOD ABOUT
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    YUMMY FALL RECIPES YOU CAN FEEL GOOD ABOUT

    Well, the high's are in the 80's today, which means it's almost Fall in Texas! Seasonal food has always been a big part of Fall for me, and the  flavors that I find myself craving the most are apple, pumpkin and...

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  • WHY TEAMS MATTER
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    WHY TEAMS MATTER

    Thinking of entering your first triathlon or joining a team? Here are some thoughts to consider.  Triathlon may not be a true 'team sport', but it is a community sport. We might be out racing individual, but the struggle and...

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  • WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO UPGRADE?!
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO UPGRADE?!

    Loving my TRI BIKE. Right time to UPGRADE! I’ve been a professional triathlete for 7 years. My dad got me my first ‘competition’ bike when I was 18 years old. It was an aluminum frame Trek 1000 with rat trap...

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  • WHAT I WISH I KNEW
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    WHAT I WISH I KNEW

    What I wish I knew… a coach’s perspective When I started triathlon 16 years ago, I knew exactly what to expect. I knew that I would get in better shape. I knew I would enjoy the training. And I also...

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  • UNLOCK THE OPEN WATER SWIM: 5 KEYS TO SUCCESS
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    UNLOCK THE OPEN WATER SWIM: 5 KEYS TO SUCCESS

    Don't just survive your next open water swim. Here's how to nail your swim when it takes you outside the (chlorinated) box. Transitioning from the pool to the open water is one of the toughest—and most important—lessons a triathlete must...

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  • TUNE UP GUIDE WITH SHIMANO
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    TUNE UP GUIDE WITH SHIMANO

      CHAIN WEAR  YOUR DRIVETRAIN IS MADE UP OF YOUR CRANKSET, CHAINRINGS, DERAILLEURS, PULLEY, WHEELS, CASSETTE AND A CHAIN. ALL OF THESE PARTS WEAR OUT AS YOU RIDE, DEGRADING THE QUALITY OF YOUR SHIFTING. A WORN-OUT CHAIN WILL BEGIN TO...

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  • TRANSITION TIPS
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    TRANSITION TIPS

    "You need to 'WIN' the transitions this weekend!" True story, pushing the 'free speed' in transitions can be the difference in landing your next PR or podium finish! Why are transitions considered 'free speed'- maybe the correct term would be...

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  • TRAINING SAFE DURING SHORTER DAYS
    September 11, 2020 Playtri Sarasota Admin

    TRAINING SAFE DURING SHORTER DAYS

    Training Safe During Shorter Days Fall means shorter days, which means less daylight for training sessions. However, the current available technology provides ample options for athletes wishing to maintain solid training volume year-round. Consider the following options when planning your...

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