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Week of April 12 – 18, 2014

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice. Not something to wish for, but to attain.”

– William Jennings Bryan

 Limiters!!!

Most athletes train the way they want to train. By doing so, they se no improvement year by for. However,, athlete who are able to consistently improve season after season ten to train the way they need to train and challenge themselves. AKA… they listen to their Coach. 

It can be difficult of an athlete to focus on the areas that are holding him or her back because most uf us developed our strengths in our favorite training areas. However, when we have a specific training session at practice… you might not show up because it is too hard for you. Too bad, suck it up.  This could be your race limiter. Countless times I have seen athletes not improve because they are stuck in their ways… lets stop it and change it. I will see you at practice.

Weekly Schedule:   May 12 – 18, 2014

Enclosed you will find the schedule for this week. Keep in mind you have the following countdown of your races:

  • Heartland Triathlon – Sebring, FL – June 14, 2014
  • Clermont Sprint Race – July 2014
  • Club Championship – Courage to Tri – August 24, 2014
  • Augusta 70.3 – September, 2014
  • Ironman Hawaii – October 11, 2014
  • Ironman Florida – November 1, 2014
  • Ironman Cozumel – November 30, 2014 – 201 days left

Schedule

  • Monday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Tuesday – 5:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Bike Trainer / Run
  • Wednesday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Thursday – 5:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Run 
  • Friday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Saturday – 7:30 am- UCF Research Parkway – Bike / Run
  • Sunday – 6:30 am – Lee Vista – Run

NormaTec Recovery  

I have been to several expos and ran into a product that can help you recovery faster and get back into training without any issues. I have used it several times and help me jump back quicker.  Read more about it at:

http://www.normatecrecovery.com/science.shtml

However, I believe in the product, that I bought one for my studio. If you are interested in using the product, we currently have the ( Eight x 30 min sessions for 100 dollars). If you are interested, please contact me at htorres@cfltriclub.com or 321-443-0073, so we can schedule your first appointment.

Week of April 21 – 27, 2014 – St. Anthony’s

Anxiety in the Swim!

 

Walking into a swim start, I have seen countless faces of fear on peoples faces, to the point that their goggles start filling up with tears and they start shaking. Suddenly the gun goes off and they are in the water. The start gasping for air and start doing breaststroke during the entire swim.

How to over come this common fear? Countless of times I have take athletes through worst circumstances during training so when race day arrives, there shouldn’t be any doubt on their performance.

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NormaTec Recovery  

I have been to several expos and ran into a product that can help you recovery faster and get back into training without any issues. I have used it several times and help me jump back quicker.  Read more about it at:
However, I believe in the product, that I bought one for my studio. If you are interested in using the product, we currently have the ( Eight x 30 min sessions for 100 dollars). If you are interested, please contact me at htorres@cfltriclub.com or 321-443-0073, so we can schedule your first appointment.

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St Anthony’s Hotel
As you all are aware, we are doing st. Anthony’s as a club race. The hotel in which we have booked a set of rooms. Please call them and let them know that you are part of the CFL Tri Club.

Comfort Inn St. Petersburg. 

2260 54th Ave. N.
Saint Petersburg, FL 33714

Phone: 727-362-0075

St Anthony’s – Schedule
 

Saturday, April 26, 2014

  • 9am -12pm: Officials Clinic-By: Thomas Reilly at the Hampton Inn, 80 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL. If interested, please contact, Thomas Reilly  –FloridaROC@msn.com
  • 1:00 pm -Club and Coach Summit– By: Shaelyn Haag and Hector Torres at the Hampton Inn, 80 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 2:00 pm – USAT Florida Region- All members of the region are invited to attend. In person meeting at the Hampton Inn, 80 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 3:00 pm – Women’s Specific Tri Clinic:  “Tips for a Fast and Fabulous Race Day”, Hosted by Jennifer Hutchison, USA Triathlon Level 3 Coaches at the Pavelion in Straub Park.

Weekly Schedule:  April 21 – 27, 2014

Enclosed you will find the schedule for this week. Keep in mind you have the following countdown of your races:

  • St. Anthony’s – Race Week
Schedule
  • Monday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Tuesday – 5:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Bike Trainer / Run 
  • Wednesday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center : Swim
    • PM – Run
  • Thursday – 5:00 am – Bike / Run
  • Friday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim 
  • Saturday – 7:30 am- Lucky’s Lake – Light Brick
  • Sunday – Race Day – St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Read more for the rest of the schedule

Advance Cycle
They have 2013 Cervelo Bikes left over in inventory. They are providing all CFL Tri Club members a 20%. Take advantage of this opportunity and pass by their location.

Bike Fitting
Schedule your Bike Fitting – Today!

What are the benefits of a proper bike fit?

A proper bike fit is essential for injury prevention and maximized efficiency.  An optimal position on the bike will allow for greater comfort and enjoyment while riding.  All bodies are different and your position on the bike should reflect your biomechanics.

Who can benefit from a bike fit? 

Generally, if you are serious enough to clip into a bike, you will benefit from a bike fit.  Whether you are a professional or recreational rider, getting the proper bike fit is an effective yet economical way to improve performance.

How long does a Bike fitting take? 

An average fit with fitting lasts 90 minutes.  However, if you have major adjustments or component changes, the fit may be longer.

Schedule your bike fitting today at:

www.tripeakathlete.com or via phone:  321-443-0073

Week of April 14 – 20, 2015

Week of April 14 – 20, 2014

I will like to Congratulate all of the athletes who raced this past weekend:

Haines City – 70.3

  • Amanda Green
  • Patricia Smith – 2nd Place
  • Kim Capps
  • Kevin Bickley
  • Trent Smith
  • Sean Dishman
  • Andrew Heinrich
  • Larry Nurcouse
  • Tim Boyd
  • Bill Freyer
  • Jason Sanders

San Juan 70.3

  • Ruben De Jesus
  • William Morales
  • Luis Ortiz
  • Rafael Oliver

I am very proud of all of you! Your hard work and dedication allowed you to overcome many obstacles and achieve your performance.

Enclosed you will find the schedule for this week:

  • Monday – Swim
    • Aquatic Center – 5:30 am
  • Tuesday – Bike / Run
    • Downtown YMCA – 5:00 am
  • Wednesday – Swim
    • Aquatic Center – 5:30 am
  • Thursday – Bike
    • Downtown YMCA – 5:00 am
  • Friday – Swim
    • Aquatic center – 5:30 am
  • Saturday – UCF Research Parkway
  •     – 7:30 am – Duration: 3 – 4 hours
  • Sunday – Lee Vista – 7:30 am
  •     – Duration: 3 hours

Weekend of April 12 – 13

Hello Team,

Enclosed you will find the breakdown for this weekend:
Saturday, April 12, 2014
  • Lucky’s Lake Swim
  • Time: 7:30 am
  • Sport: Light Brick
  • Duration:
    • 2 – 3 laps
    • 20 min – 60 min bike
    • 20 – 30 min run
  • Note: During the set you will include some 30 sec acceleratos. If you are racing this weekend, please do the shorter part of the workout.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
  • Haines City – Race Day
  • Not Racing –
    • If you are not racing, please do the following run:
      • warm up:
      • 15 min easy run
      • 4 x 30 sec build with 2 min easy
      • Total warm up: 25 min
      • Main Set:
      • 4 x 12 min at Temp or half marathon with 1 min walk with 2 min easy jog
      • Cool down: 5 min easy jog
      • I am looking for your efforts to be the same through out the main sets. Don’t go to hard or your will die towards the end.


Keep up the good work and I’ll see you on Tuesday,


Hector L Torres
Head Coach / Central Florida Tri Club


Facebook: CFL Tri Club
 
Twitter: Coach Torres
 
Tri Peak Athlete, LLC
 
 
USA Triathlon Florida Regional Chair
USA Triathlon Coach  Lvl 2
USA Cycling Coach Lvl 2
USA Track and Field Lvl 1
USA Swimming Coach
Tri-Bike Fit Professional
Cell: 321-443-0073


 

Week of March 31 – April 6, 2014

Hello Team,

Can you believe that your “A” of the 1st part of the season:

  • South Beach Triathlon – Race Week
  • Haines City and Puerto Rico – Taper Week
  • St. Anthony’s Triathlon – 3 Weeks

Enclosed you will find the breakdown for this week.

  • Monday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Tuesday – 5:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Bike Trainer/Run
  • Wednesday – 5:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Run
  • Thursday – 5:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Bike Trainer/Run
  • Friday  – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Saturday – 7:30 am – UCF Research Parkway – Bike/Run (Duration 3 hours)
  • Sunday – 7:30 am – Lee Vista and 436 – Bike / Run (Duration 2:30 hours)

Keep up the good work and I’ll see you in the morning

 

Week of March 24 – 30 , 2014

Congratulations!!!!

IMG_1826This past weekend was an amazing week of great news!
1. Great Clermont Sprint

  • Ana Howard
  • Luis Ortiz Jr. – 1st Place
  • Luis Ortiz Sr. – 3rd Place
  • Carmen Bargraser – 2nd Place
  • Rafael Oliver – 1st Place
  • Chester Cooper
  • Ramona

2. Great Clermont Olympic Distance

  • Harry Nuosce
  • Karen Bhilar
  • Linda Freeman
  • Pat Smith – 1st Place
  • Trent Smith
  • Gary Olson
  • Dan Samaltuski

Weekly Schedule: March 24 – 30, 2014

Enclosed you will find the schedule for this week. Keep in mind you have the following countdown of your races:

  • Haines City and Puerto Rico 70.3 – 2 weeks
  • St. Anthony’s – 5 weeks

Schedule

  • Monday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Tuesday – 5:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Bike Trainer / Run
  • Wednesday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Thursday – 5:00 am – Bike/Run
  • Friday – 6:30 am – Lucky’s Lake – Swim
  • Saturday – 7:30 am- Kilarney satin

Haines city – for those athletes, who are doing Haines city, I will recommend you to go out and do the course.

  • Sunday – 6:00 am – Downtown YMCA – Run

Wednesday – Swim Workout

Enclosed you will find the swim workout for today:

Warm up:

  • 200 Free
  • 200 pull
  • 200 kick with board
  • 6 x 50 as 25 Serape Drill / 25 Free with 15 sec Recovery.

Main Set:

2 x

  • 500 pull with paddles at tempo pace with 30 sec recovery
  • 5 x 100 on 2 min at race pace effort
  • 1 min recovery

Cool down:

  • 200 choice

Week of March 17 – 23, 2014

Hello team,
Here is the breakdown for this week:
Wednesday – Run
  – Downtown YMCA – 5:00 am
Thursday – Bike/Run
  – Downtown / YMCA – 5:00 am
Friday –  Swim
  – Lucky’s Lake – 6:30 am
Saturday – Light Brick
  – Lucky’s Lake – 7:30 am
Sunday – Club Race – Clermont
  – Lake Minneola – 6:30 am
I will see you all in the morning.

Weekend Reminder – March 15 – 16, 2014

This is your weekend reminder for March 15 – 16, 2014.
Saturday 
Sunday 
  • 7:30 am 0 Lake Minneola – Clermont, FL
    • Duration: 3 hours
    • Run after bike: 30 min
Thank you

Rev 3 Florida – Open for Registration

Hello Team,

Rev 3 in Venice, FL has opened and they have special pricing. Make sure you sign up.

We will have early bird pricing from Monday March 3 – Sunday March 9th. Register early and take advantage of a great deal!

Early Bird Price:

  • Half Rev $199
  • Olympic Rev $115

Price as of March 10, 2014:

  • Half Rev $215
  • Olympic Rev $125

Happy Training!

Link: https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=7437352