Wednesday Night Time Trial Series 2012 No. 2

The following is an analysis of my performance in the first time trial of the series, which was Cheyenne Cañon. The full workout, including warm up and cool down can be found here. The second time trial in Colorado Endurance Sports’ Wednesday Night Time Trial Series was Cheyenne Cañon. This climb is pretty infamous in Colorado. It has 1250 feet …

Gluten Free: Friend or Foe?

Is Gluten Free (GF) appropriate for you? There are several professional athletes and pro sports teams that are endorsing a GF diet, making it easy to assume that amateur athletes should eat a GF diet as well. But you might want to think again. However, for the average athlete racing twice a month, or even two ironman triathlons in a single year, restricting GF may not be as necessary because there is enough time to recover and rebuild in-between events.

Wednesday Night Time Trial Series 2012 No. 1

Colorado Springs boasts some of the best road cycling in the US. We have rolling plains to the East and mountains to climb to the West. It’s ideal training for cyclists and triathletes alike. Two staples for Springs cyclists are Gold Camp Road and Cheyenne Cañon. Both roads are perfect for hill training. While Gold Camp is steady uphill riding …

Product Review: Ignite Naturals Reload Gel

At Trismarter we like to review training and nutrition products to provide unbiased feedback for our clients. Unless specified, we do not endorse any of the products or partner with any of the manufacturers of products that we review. Contamination & Safety: Mandatory certification does not exist for supplements which puts all athletes at risk for consuming a tainted product. …

Athlete of the Month: Angela Willoughby

Our Athlete of Month series is to recognize one of our clients for their ability to make triathlon a part of their overall lifestyle. The ‘award’ is not based on performance, fitness, or experience level. It’s just our way of giving a high-five to our clients since we know training for triathlon is no easy feat. Athlete of the Month …

Ironman St. George: Danielle Kehoe’s Bike Split Analysis

On Saturday, May 5, 2012, Trismarter triathlete, Danielle Kehoe toed the line at Ironman St. George. Much has been written about the 2012 edition of Ironman St. George, including the wild winds of biblical proportions that appeared seemingly out of nowhere during the swim portion of the race, forcing literally hundreds of athletes to drop out less than an hour …