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Thursday – Track

  • Location: Downtown YMCA
  • Time: 5 am
  • Duration: 90 min

Monday – Swim

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

  • Julie Gennarino
  • Julian Perez
  • Maria F Tondolo
  • Jerome Bareth
  • Dan Grieb
  • DAVID Berlant
  • Robbie Berlant

I am very proud of all of you

I just landed in Orlando and won’t make it to tomorrow swim workout!

Please do the following:

Warm up:

3 x 500 as 500 FREe / 500 Pulliam / 500 kick

Main set

4 x 200 free at 85% with 20 sec recovery

100 easy free

4 x 150 as 50 kick /100 fast free with fins / 50 kick with 20 sec recovery

4 x 100 at 90% with 15 sec recovery

Cool down:

300 as 100 free / 100 drill / 100 choice

Vote for USA Triathlon National Board Member! – Deadline Oct. 17, 2017

Your candidate, Hector L Torres for Florida!

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To Vote

1.  Go to https://www.directvote.net/usat/    Click on:  Email login information. Enter your e-mail and click send.  You will get an e-mail ballot

or

To vote in the 2017 election, access the ballot email from Survey & Ballot Systems. If you didn’t receive the email please contact Sharon Carns, sharon.carns@usatriathlon.org. In order to vote in this election, you must be a member of USA Triathlon by 8/17/2017 12:00 pm mountain standard time (MST). 

Platform:

Goals for USA Triathlon 

  • Increased focus on our Age Group athletes – events and their experiences
  • Continued openness and transparency to our National Board and our athletes
  • Further work to help the development of triathlon in all regions in the USA.
  • Strengthen our working relationship with Ironman and the International Triathlon Union.
  • Expand and encourage the participation of youth and women in events of all distances.
  • Work to professionalize, enhance, and grow the Paralympics’ program
  • Rules Harmonization
  • Ensure our sport remains clean through supporting anti-doping education and controls

My name is Hector L Torres, and I am running for National Board Member for the Florida Region.  I have had the honor and privilege to serve on the Florida Regional Board for nine years. I believe that the leadership and work I have accomplished reflects my commitment toward helping grow and develop our sport in the Florida Region.  I have learned so much from working with the National Board, Federation employees, Council Chairs from other regions and the dedicated council members on my regional board.  In addition to this experience, I have a passion for learning from, listening to and serving our membership.  I envision much-continued growth for USA Triathlon, and I very much hope to have the opportunity to provide services at a higher level as your Florida Region National Board Member. I have the full support of my region and other Regional Chairs.

I will appreciate your vote!

Background

  • USA Triathlon Florida Region Chair, 2008 – present
  • Oversee the development of the Triathlon sport in the Florida region by developing programs designed to grow our sport
  • USA Triathlon International Relations Committee Chair,  2015  – present
  • USA Triathlon National Championship Committee, 2014 – 2016
  • Active triathlete since 2003 – 14 years.  Have raced all over the world including 25 Ironman events.
  • Certified USA Triathlon Level 2 – Elite Coach
  • Certified USA Cycling  Level 2 – Coach
  • Certified USA Track and Field Level 1 – Coach
  • Certified USA Swimming – Coach
  • Certified USA Weightlifting – Coach
  • Certified CSCS – National Strength Conditioning Coach
  • Two Masters Degrees:
    • Sport and Fitness – Concentration Sports Leadership and Coaching
    • Health Science – Exercises Science concentration Sport Performance
  • Built Tri Peak Athlete, LLC Coaching company, and CFL Tri Club – non-profit triathlon training club, largest triathlon club in Central Florida and the most structured club in the nation.
  • Active writer and commentator on our sport around the world
  • Before pursuing my passion of sports management/coaching was Marketing/Promotions Director for six radio stations throughout the East Coast.

Achievements

  • Led the development of Paratriathlon in the Florida Region
  • Head Coach of Team USA for Paratriathlon in 2012
  • Revamped the programming from ground zero in the Florida Region
  • Implemented Regional Hall of Fame 2015 – present
  • Organized and directed first ITU CAMTRI camp in the USA.
  • Lead Ambassador for the Gay Games in 2006

 

CFL Tri Club – Weekend Update

Hello Team,

Enclosed you will find the weekend update:

Friday – Swim

  • Location: Aquatic Center
  • Time: 5:30 am
  • Duration: 90 min

Saturday – Bike / Run

  • Location: Lee Vista and 436
  • Time: 6:30 am
  • Duration: 3;30 – 4:00
    • Warm up:
      • 30 min at an easy building to an endurance pace.
      • 5 x 1 min build with 2 min recovery
      • Total Warm UP: 45 min
    • Main Set:
      • Short Course:
        • 2 x 50 min at 77 – 85% with 10 min at an easy pace
      • Intermediate Course
        • 3 x 50 min at 77 – 85% with 10 min at an easy pace
      • Long Course:
        • 4 x 50 min at 77 – 85% with 10 min at an easy pace
    • Cool Down:
      • 10 min easy
    • Run After bike:
      • 30 min as 20 min easy with 10 min Tempo

Sunday

  • Long Run – Fast Finish
    • Short Course
      • 8 miles as 4 miles at your endurance pace with the last 4 miles at Tempo pace. I encourage you to walk 20 sec every mile
    • Intermediate Course
      • 12 miles as 8 miles at your endurance pace with the last 4 miles at Tempo pace. I encourage you to walk 20 sec every mile
    • Long Course
      • 16 miles as 12 miles at your endurance pace with the last 4 miles at Tempo pace. I encourage you to walk 20 sec every mile

Wednesday – Swim

Hello team,

Glad to be back in the USA. We are going to be swimming tomorrow out of the aquatic center at 5:30 am. For those who can’t make it, here is the workout:

Warm up: 

  • 300 Free / 300 Kick  

Main Set A:

  • 8 x 150 Pull Desc 1 – 8 with 20 sec RI 
  • 8 x 100 Pul Desc 1 – 8 with 15 sec RI 
  • 8 x 50 Pul Desc 1 – 8 with 10 sec RI

Cool down: 

  • 200 choice

March 21 – 25, 2017

Hello Team,

Enclosed you will find the schedule for this week.

  • Wednesday
    • Option 1 – Swim
      • Warm Up: 300 free / 3x 100 kick with board 10 sec RI/ 3 x 100 Pull with buoy with 15 sec recovery / 200 free / 200 kick / 200 pull
      • Main Set
        • 2 x
          • 4 x 50 Build with 1 min Interval
          • 2 x 50 Fast with 1 min Interval
          • 1 x 50 Easy with 1 min Interval
          • 3 x 50 Fast with 1 min Interval
          • 1 x 50 Easy with 1 min Interval
          • 4 x 50 Fast with 1 min Interval
      • Cool Down:
        • 100 Choice
    • Option 2 – Open Water Swim
      • Lucky’s Lake – 6:15 am
  • Thursday
    • Run – Speed Work
    • Location: Downtown YMCA
    • Time: 5 am
  • Friday
    • Open Water Swim
    • Lucky’s Lake Swim
    • Time: 6:15 am
  • Saturday
    • Haines City Bike Course
    • Location: Lake Ava Park
    • Time: 7:00 am
    • Duration: 3:30 bike followed by a 1 loop of the run course
  • Sunday
    • Haines City Run Course
    • Location: Lake Ava Park
    • Time: 7 am
    • Duration: 10 – 12 miles

 

Friday Tonight – Club Social


Good morning team ,

We are having our happy hour tonight at 5:30 pm at Carmel restaurant in Winter Park! 

140 N Orlando Ave

Winter Park, FL 32789

United States

We are going to be celebrating a few things, our  athletes recent accomplishments and saying goodbye to Leslie Wolcott. Leslie will be moving on Monday up to North Carolina. 

Come and say goodbye and have a drink. The club will order appetizers. 

Look forward on seeing you there. 

Week of July 24 -30, 2016

Hello team,

Please find the schedule for this week:

  • Monday
    • 5:00 am
    • Downtown YMCA
    • Two Options
      • Option 1: Bike Ride 2 hours – You will need lights for the ride
      • Option 2: Swim workout
  • Tuesday
    • 5:00 am
    • Downtown YMCA
    • Bike / Run
    • Duration: 2 hours
  • Wednesday
    • 5:00 am
    • Downtown YMCA
    • Swim
  • Thursday
    • 5:00 am
    • Downtown YMCA
    • Run Track
  • Friday
    • 5:00
    • Downtown YMCA
    • Swim
  • Saturday
    • 6:30 am
    • Killarney Station
    • Duration: 3 – 4:30 hours
  • Sunday
    • 6:00 am
    • Clay Road
    • 14 – 16 miles

Weekend Update – July 22 – 24, 2016

Hello team,

I hope you are all having an amazing day. Enclosed you will find the weekend update:

  • Friday, July 22, 2016IMG_2906
    • Aquatic Center on International Dr.
    • 5:30 am
    • Swim
  • Saturday, July 23, 2016
    • UCF Research Parkway
    • 6:30 am
    • Bike / Run
      • UCF Group: 2:30 hours
      • Dtwn Group: 4:30 hours – There will be a group out of the Downtown YMCA leaving at 5:00 am towards UCF. You will need lights!image
  • Sunday, July 24, 2016
    • Clay Road
    • 6:00 am
    • Run
      • 1 lap or 2 laps