Tag Archives: triathlon training

Week of June 12 – 19, 2022

Hello Team,

What an amazing week it has been. Congratulations to all of the athletes who have raced this week! I am very proud of you:

  • Ren – Sprint
  • Jo K – AquaBike
  • Janice – Sprint
  • JoJo – Sprint
  • Risa – 70.3
  • Andrew – 70.3
  • The Entire special Olympic Team


We are back to normal. I have added a few things. Can’t wait to see you this week!

Join The Club

Come join the largest Triathlon Club in Central Florida and the most structured club in the Nation! All level of athletes are welcome: beginner, intermediate, advanced and physically challenged. We have a group of Elite USA Triathlon experienced coaches to help you achieve your goals. Coached sessions held 7 days a week.

Register at: https://www.active.com/orlando-fl/triathlon/camps/2022-cfl-tri-club-annual-membership-2021

Week of May 9 – 15, 2022

Congratulations al of the athletes who raced this past weekend:

  • Miguel A.
  • Michael A.
  • Justin G.

I am very proud of all of you. Your hard work does pay off!

Keep on Grinding!

At times we train and challenge ourselves to the next level. However, situation not always go to our favor. NO matter how hard life hits us, we need to get back and keep on fighting. So when yo undo get hit, get back up and say, “Is that all you got. Come on…. HIT ME again and is that all you got!”

This is part of your Journey and we should never give up on your dreams. So put down the donut, don’t eat your feelings and lets get back at it. (I will see you Tuesday morning for the bike session.)

Weekly Schedule

Please review the schedule as there are a few adjustments.

Keep up the good work everyone,

Coach Torres

Race / Training Weekend – April 23 – 24, 2022

Hello team,

I am very excited to see the race go by this weekend in Clermont, FL. We have many new athletes racing and the Special Olympic Triathlon Team Florida will be racing as well. It will be great if you showed up to cheer everyone else.

Nutrition Prior To Race

Are you READY

The following recommendation is leading into a race that will be held in the afternoon / evening.

Friday – Evening Prior to Race

Carbohydrates, some lean protein, not too much fat.* For example:

  • 1/2 cup of Jasmine rice
  • 6 oz of grilled chicken
  • 1/2 cup of veggies

*These are recommendations.


Morning – 7 am

High Carb / Protein / Fat.* For example:

  • 70g of Oatmeal (Pre Cooked)
  • 15g of Protein (Protein Powder)
  • 1 Banana or 1/4 cup of blueberries

Lunch – 11:30 – 12n (Balanced)

  • 3 oz of Jazmine Rice
  • 3 oz of Chicken
  • 3 oz of Brócoli

Mid Afternoon – 3:30 – 4:30 pm

  • 2 Slices of Ezekiel Bread
  • 1 Tbsp Of Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
  • 1 Banana

Arrive at 4:30 pm

  • Pick Up Packet
  • Set Up Transition

Meeting Point – 5:00 pm

  • Swim Start for Warm Ups

Schedule for the Weekend

Don’t stop training!

Saturday – AM

Saturday – PM

  • Time: 4:30 pm
  • Race: Sunset Triathlon
  • Location: Waterfront Park, Clermont, FL
  • Note: Look for the CFL Tri Club Tent

Week of March 7 – 13, 2022

Good afternoon team,

I have been trapped in a plane for the past 16 hours. I am very happy to be landing soon. We have a very busy week ahead, so pay close attention for what is about to happen.


Congratulations to all of the athletes who raced this past weekend:

  • Best Damn Race
    1. Rosa Laura
    2. Andres L.
    3. Haley
    4. Kim
    5. Jenn
    6. Carlos
    7. Jose M.
    8. Pat
  • Clermont Draft Legal
    • Luis Jr.
    • Mariangel
  • Dubai 70.3
    • Zach
    • Hardik

Great Clermont Triathlon

This weekend we have a big race happening in Clermont, Florida and it is key to have great Tri Club representation. The have the following distances:

  • Sprint (Special Olympics)
  • Olympic
  • Intimidator (Distance between an Olympic and a Half!)
  • Half

In addition, Special Olympics have their first race as well. They are racing the Sprint Distance. If you will like to race, the link to register is at: www.Sommersports.com

Puerto Rico 70.3 Meeting

For those athletes racing 70.3 Puerto Rico we are going to have a meeting on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30 pm. This meeting is going to be via Zoom. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89973540768?pwd=MmJLNEFkT2pyRzg4czljYVd0ZzNQZz09 to start or join a scheduled Zoom meeting . We will be go over race logistics, travel and training.


Weekend of Feb 26 – 27, 2022

Hello team,

I hope you are all having a great week. Enclosed you will find the breakdown for this weekend. In addition, if you haven’t joined the club and are showing up to training practices, here is the link to register. You must be a club member to participate in our training and receive the club discounts. The CFL Tri Club membership is separate from Tri Peak Athlete.

– Link: https://www.active.com/orlando-fl/triathlon/clinics/2022-cfl-tri-club-annual-membership-2021


  • Location: Lake Louisa State Park
  • Time: 8 am
  • Sport: Bike / Run Intervals
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 min


  • Location: Baldwin Park (Broad St. and Fountain)
  • Time: 7:00 am
  • Sport: Run
  • Duration: 60 – 90 min

Breakthrough Camp Pictures

2022 CFL Tri Club Kick Off Meeting – Today

Date: Today January 8, 2022

Time: 1 pm

Location: Rosen Aquatic Center on International Dr.

Join us today!

New Years Weekend Update



  • Option A:
    • Group Ride if you are not riding on Saturday
    • Location: Advance Cyce on Lee Rd and 436
    • Time: 5:30 am
    • Pace: 18 – 20 mph
    • Duration: 2 hours – please charge your lights.
  • Option B:
    • Group Swim at the Rosen Aquatic Center
    • Location: Rosen Aquatic Center on I Drive
    • Time: 8 am
    • Duration: 90 min

Saturday – Happy New Year

  • Group Ride in Clermont. Hill repeats
  • Location: Lake Minneola, Clermont, FL
  • Time: 7 am
  • Duration: 2 – 3 hours ride / run after bike – 30 min

Sunday – 2nd Day of your NY resolution

  • Group Run in Baldwin Park
  • Location: Baldwin Park water fountain
  • Time: 6:30 am
  • Duration: 6 – 10 mi

Week of Dec 27 – Jan 2, 2022

Good afternoon team,

I imagine you have been bombarded with many emails with special discounts for the holidays…. It is very annoying. I hope you all had a good time with your family and didn’t judge each other that much. LOL I know at time family gatherings can be ruthless and unforgiving, but that is why we love them.

Save The Date – CFL Tri Club Kick Off Meeting

  • Date: January 8, 2022
  • Location:
    • Rosen Aquatic Center on International Dr. 8422 International Dr. Orlando, FL
  • Time: 1 pm
  • I encourage you to bring a friend. If you can please pass along the invitation, that will be great.


Enclosed you will find the schedule for this week.

Monday – Swim

Warm Up:

  • 500 warm up focusing on distance per stroke
  • 10 x 50 as drill down swim back
    • single arm drill and fist drill

Main Set:

  • 5 x 100 on the 2:20 hard efforts
  • 200 buoy pull
  • 5 x 100 on the 2:10 harder effort
  • 200 buoy pull
  • 5 x 100 on the 2:00 hardest effort

Cool Down

  • 200 choice

Week of Haines City 70.3

Hello Team,

I hope you are all having an amazing day! What a great turn out we had at our annual Holiday party. Thank you Zach for offering your home!

Holiday Party


Congratulations to all of the athlete who raced this past weekend at the OUC Half Marathon and the Daytona Clash Endurance Race:

  • Danny J.
  • Donnie
  • Michelle
  • Pat – 1st Stand Alone Half Marathon
  • Sean
  • Carlos – 1st Half Marathon
  • Victoria
  • Lisa
  • Rei
  • Jennifer
  • Kim
  • Mariangel
  • JoJo
  • Andres

Haines City 70.3

We have several athletes racing at Haines City 70.3 and it will be great to show their support. If you have a Tri Club Shirt, wear it with pride and encourage your teammates at this race. The tent will be out there and lets have a good time. These are the athletes racing: (if I’m missing someone, please let me know:

  • Ren – 1st time
  • Alison – 1st time
  • Maryory – 1st time
  • Jennifer
  • Carlos
  • (Jen and Carlos say each year that they are never doing this race again, but they keep on doing it. Do they know what Insanity really means?) – LOL


Enclosed you will find the schedule for this week:

SAVE THE DATE – CFL Tri Club Kick OFF Meeting

Our Annual Kick Off meeting is going to be held on January 8, 2022. 17 years the club has been present in Central Florida and making a difference! Our location will be confirmed shortly!

Weekend of Nov 12 – 13, 2021

Calendar Weekend of Nov 12 – 13, 2021

Chris Nikic Inclusion Party.

  • When: Friday November 12 from 6:00 to…
  • Where: Chris Nikic new house – 1913 Benhurst Place Maitland Fl 32751
  • Who: You are welcome to invite your friends m, TriClub and someone who doesn’t usually get invited.
  • What: Bring your biggest smile and a willingness to talk to and get to know someone who is not like you. It’s not real inclusion until we party and eat together. Don’t bring anything. We will host the party. We will provide the Food, drinks and dessert. (Maybe a folding chair if you want to sit)