Here’s a super easy meal for the time-crunched athlete, which, face it,  aren’t we all?!  It contains plenty of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and a little fat. All the things necessary to fuel endurance athletes. Enjoy!! Pile on a plate:   Cooked russet potatoes,  green chile pesto, steamed kale, cooked garbanzo beans, grape tomatoes.
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Erika Graziani Erika got AOTW for always being ready to work hard, and never complaining. She is consistently putting forth every ounce of effort she can muster, so much to the point that she’s incoherent at the finish line. E always has words of encouragement for her sistas. Coach: What brought you to the sport
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When we focus on form we improve our technique and therefore, our performance.  The key to good running performance, like the other two components of triathlon, is efficiency.  Economizing body movements saves energy, which in turn allows the body to go longer and, or harder.  If we use little energy to produce the running motion,
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Having success in an open water swim in triathlon involves several key components.  Last week, in Part 1, I talked about the key things to do before the race starts.  This week, we look at what to do during the race to find success in the open water. First, line up at the start line
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Ohhh, the dreaded swim start.  It is a cause of anxiety for many triathletes.  But, employing  just a few simple steps before the race ever starts, you can have a successful open water swim and transform that anxiety into speed and exit the water charged for the bike. Race morning in and of itself is
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Cindy earned AOTW in recognition of her consistency and spirit. Although she privately confesses when she’s not looking forward to a work-out (barring wardrobe malfunctions) she shows up and puts in her effort, with her team mates often none the wiser. Cindy tends to fly under the radar, but her competitive spirit is always a
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Wow, the ladies of Team Physiofit are really rock’n it!!! We have 3 Athletes Of the Week, this week, 3/29/15! Leah Baehrle: Leah is recognized for coming to the bridge run despite being sick, and for being responsible enough to hold back on her workout because of it. She also got in her bike ride
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Congratulations to Angelina, Athlete of the Week of 3/16/15 for performing her workouts with a positive attitude and giving it her all! Coach: What brought you to the sport of triathlon? Angelina: After couple of years watching my boys grow and succeed as athletes, ironically becoming myself less and less fit, gaining weight, I was
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  What a surprise to be named Athlete of the Week! I’m trying not to be embarrassed! I don’t yet consider my self an athlete. I have struggled my whole life with my weight and have always been an avid exerciser!  But I’m trying! I thought -“I can walk, I can swim, I can bike 
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