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2016 CFL Tri Club Annual Membership

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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 USA Triathlon experienced coaches to help you achieve your goals. Coached sessions held 7 days a week.

No Refunds

  • Daily training, including swimming, running & biking coached by our USA Triathlon, USA Cycling, USA Swimming and USA Track and Field Coaches
  • Access to our free Certified Elite and Professional Coaches
  • Ability to make a difference as a Board of Director
  • Local and National USAT Representation and updates
  • Liability Insurance
  • A Member Directory
  • A Membership Card, giving you discounts at several local and internet merchants
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Blast e-mail updates
  • Club Night Socials – last Friday (Monthly Social)
  • Guest speakers at our quarterly Member Meetings
  • Raffles at every meeting, including race entries and give-aways
  • Exclusive opportunities to register early for premier races
  • Exclusive opportunities to win slots at races
  • Quarterly victory parties
  • An Awesome Annual Party to honor members who Go the Distance!
  • Free Anniversary Party – Christmas Party – Support at local and remote Ironman races – Unique volunteer opportunities within the triathlon industry – Meet friends and have experiences you?ll treasure for life!

Week of October 19 – 25, 2015

2016 Triathlon Season 
Is it the adrenaline rush of the finish line? The discipline and structure of training? Or the sense of community you feel from fellow triathletes? Maybe it’s a little bit of everything that makes triathlon so indescribably addicting.

Whatever your reason, we’re giving you one more! Make a decision in 2016 on what races you want to do. If it is a Olympic Distance or up to an Ironman Distance, now it is the time to start building your strengths and weaknesses!

Many athletes from the club have races towards the end of the year and may others have started doing their Marathon training. If  you need guidance on how to plan your training and how does the club can help, please reach out to me.
Calendar 
Enclosed you will find the breakdown for this weekend:
Next weekend is the Great Clermont Triathlon, so many roads will be closed in Clermont. Therefore, we are going to be riding out of UCF this upcoming weekend again.
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
Time
5:30 AM
5 am
5:30 – 6:50 am
5 am
5:30 – 6:50 am
7:30 am
OFF
Sport
SWIM
Bike trainer / Run
Swim
Track
Swim
Bike/Run
Note
3:30hr – 4 ours / 20 min run
Location
Aquatic Center
Dtwn
Aquatic Center
Dtwn
Aquatic Center
UCF Research Pkwy

Holiday Party!
The Central Florida Tri Club will be hosting there annual Holiday party on December 19, 2015. The location will be held at Zachary Sinnott home:
1900 Temple Drive
Winter Park FL 32789
Mark your calendars cause we are going to have a blast.
Sponsors
Advanced Cycle, YMCA of Central Florida, NormaTec Recovery, David’s World Cycle, Track Shack, Rudy Project.

Weekend Reminder October 3 – 4, 2015

Weekend Update – October 3 – 4, 2015
Hello Athlete,
As you are aware they cancelled IRONMAN Maryland due to the storm. Hopefully, they give us another race. However, we are riding this weekend with a great attitude.
Workout Update
This is a friendly reminder of our weekend workout.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Group Training

Location: UCF Research Parkway

Time: 7:30 am

Description: Bike / Run

  • 3 hour ride
  • 20 min run

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Run – On your own

Duration: 100 min

Description:  Walk 20 sec after each mile. Effort: Aerobic

Week of September 28 – October 4, 2015

Congratulations!
Congratulations to all of the athletes who raced this past weekend:
  • Augusta 70.3
    • Dan Samatulski
    • Andrew Carroll
    • Martha Centeno
    • Melissa Daly
    • Michael Melton and Kyle Coon
    • Gerard HubbardIMG_2113IMG_2114
  • Ironman Chattanooga
    • Sincy Curley
    • Trent smith
  • Hutchinson Island Triathlon
    • Bill Freyer
    • Jose LopezIMG_2112
    • Hector Torres
  • Six GapsIMG_2107
    • Tim Boyd
    • Jennifer Hogan
    • Jay Strates
    • Sean McEntee
    • Karen Bhilar
I have been coaching for 13 years, and each time I see an athlete cross the finish line it brings me great joy of their accomplishments. As Coach and an athlete, I could understand the inner battles that we have when we are in the battlefield of race day. Therefore, keep on the good work and fighting out those inner wars that we have within ourselves.  Keep up the good work!
Calendar 
Enclosed you will find the breakdown for this weekend:
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
Time
5:30 AM
5 am
5:30 – 6:50 am
5 am
5:30 – 6:50 am
7:30 am
OFF
Sport
SWIM
Bike trainer / Run
Swim
Track
Swim
Bike/Run
Note
2:30hr – 3 hours / 20 min run
Location
Aquatic Center
Dtwn
Aquatic Center
Dtwn
Aquatic Center
UCF Research Pkwy

Weekend Update – September 26 – 27, 2015

Hello Athlete,
We have several athletes racing this weekend, make sure you reach out to them and wish them luck:
  • Augusta 70.3
    • Dan Samatulski
    • Andrew Carroll
    • Martha Centeno
    • Melissa Daly
    • Michael Melton and Kyle Coon
  • Ironman Chattanooga
    • Sincy Curley
    • Trent smith
  • Hutchinson Island Triathlon
    • Bill Freyer
    • Jose Lopez
    • Hector Torres
  • Six Gaps
    • Tim Boyd
    • Jennifer Hogan
    • Jay Strates
    • Sean McEntee
    • Karen Bhilar
Workout Update
This is a friendly reminder of our weekend workout.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Group Training

Location: Lucky’s Lake

Time: 7:30 am

Description: Brick

  • Swim: 2 laps
  • Bike: 40 min
  • Run: 20 min

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Run – On your own

Duration: 90 min

Description:  walk 20 sec after each mile. Effort: Aerobic

Week of August 31 – September 6

Testing
You cant improve what you don’t measure. As Triathlon is a multi-sport, you have to master three sports. Where people are often guilty of training for months on end without ever really knowing if they’re improving. This is where fitness testing comes in.
Whether you’ve trained hard or not, there’s no hiding away from the results of a fitness test. It can be a daunting prospect, because sometimes the truth hurts – but don’t let this put you off. Testing gives you the inside track on your strengths and weaknesses so that you can change your training to improve them. The results will also help you fine tune your expectations before you race, so that you can pace yourself perfectly.
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Time 5:30
am
5 am 5:30 – 6:50 am 5 am 5:30 – 6:50 am 7 am OFF
Sport Swim – Test Bike trainer / Run Swim Long Run Swim / Speed Time Trial
Note Lee Vista / 436
Location Aquatic Center Dtwn Aquatic Center Dtwn Aquatic Center Advanced Cycle

Thursday July 30, 2015  Schedule

  
Hello team,I know I made the announcement about holding a bike trainer session on Thursday morning. I take that back.

We changed plans. We’re going to keep it as a run session.

So, if you bring your bike, please set it up at the track. If not, just bring your running shoes.

Also, don’t forget that tomorrow is going to be thirsty Thursday. At Marlows Tavern @ 5:30 pm.

Thank you for understanding and I do apologize for the mixup.

Also, Luis Ortiz Jr. Has his big race this Saturday in Ohio, make sure you wish him luck. 

Week of July 27 – August 2, 2015

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

  • Grant Sinnott
  • Zach Sinnott
  • Quincy Collins
  • Sincy Curley
  • Marc Cortes
  • Ana Caminas
  • Don DeBeaux
  • James Nunn
  • Jose Lopez

I am proud of all of you. Your hard work has paid off!

War Wounds during the Bike and Run

Ever experience thigh rubbing so painful your legs felt like they’d brushed against a coffee grinder? Or cross a finish line, realizing that you have blood streaked down your shirt and the spectators gasp? Chafing, a triathletes right of passage, is the result of friction that occurs when skin rubs against itself or clothing. As athletes, we’ve all had our share of awkward and embarrassing events where our activities have caused discomfort in awkward and embarrassing places. As many triathletes have endured and excruciating pain in your groin, due to lacking of chamois butter, especially when you shower on freshly grazed skin knows prevention is the key.

How to prevent it:

  • Ditch cotton: it absorbs sweat and stays wet. Wear synthetic, wicking fabrics.
  • Go seamless, tagless. Seams and tags on a shirt or bra can cause irritation.
  • Get a proper fit: A too snug sports bra can dig in; the excess material of a baggy shirt can rub you raw.
  • Protect your legs: Compression shorts can save your inner thighs from abrasions.
  • Cover’em up: Nipple protectionis critical for guys. NipGuards and Band-Aids are common shields.
  • Chamois: If you’re not sure how much to put on the chamois, just rub it on yourself in the areas where the chamois will touch. It’s just like putting body lotion on, you just rub it in till it disappears.

Get greasy:

Apply lubricant to chafe prone body parts.

  • Body Glide and petroleum jelly based products are classic salves. Chapstick can save you on extreme circumstances.
  • Hydrate: drinking minimizes the salt concentration of sweat. salt has sandpaper effect on skin.
  • Moisturize:  Skin that’s well moisturized – apply lotion twice daily.

Part of the article was taken from: Runners World Magazine pg 58.

June 30 – July 5, 2015

Countdown of the races

  • Clermont Sprint Triathlon – July 11, 2015
    • Everyone must race!
    • Distance: 
      • Sprint Triathlon: 440 yard Swim, 11 mile Bike, 5K Run
      • Super Fun Sprint Triathlon: 200 yard Swim, 8 mile Bike, 2 mile Run
    • www.sommersports.com 
  • Huntington’s Disease Triathlon – Club Championship – July 26, 2015
Racing your training….not good!
Many athletes are hitting great numbers while running or biking! However, when it comes race day you try to hit the same pace and power output… you just can’t get there.
While training should challenge you, it’s not meant to test you in all of the same ways that racing does.  If it does, you are racing not training. And if you race in training eventually you’ll plateau and won’t be able to match your best practice performances on race day.
The athlete can be pushing themselves too hard in the training, pushing for faster times to show they are in greater and greater race shape. But, many athletes can be racing the training and on race day, they can race flat, tired and unable to come anywhere close to what their training suggested.
Therefore, it is very important to follow your paces during training and don’t be going to hard.  As you approach your next big race, don’t leave your race in training.  Make racing special by saving your best efforts for race day.
 

Calendar 

Enclosed you will find the breakdown for this weekend:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Time 5:30 am 5:00 am 5:30 am 5 am 5:30 am 6:30 am 6:00 am
Location Aquatic Center Dtwn YMCA Aquatic Center Dtwn Aquatic Center Kilarney St DTWN
Sport Swim Bike/Run Swim/Run Long Run Swim Bike/Run Run
Note Endurance Muscular Endurance Bring your running shoes Aerobic Speed Tempo Speed