Tag Archives: weight management

May 26 – June 1, 2014

You are what you eat!

Many athletes assume that to get faster and stronger they need to train harder and longer. However, they look at the scale and assume just because they are training they can eat whatever they want and get fast. Sorry to break it to you… that is not going to happen. You are not DOGS… so why reward yourself with food!

You eat to train… you don’t train to eat… not just for your own training, but also in general, for LIFE. 

Therefor, it is important to be conscious on what you put in your body. What is your excuse to for not eating correctly is it, work, stress, family, relationships, exes, depression, kids, feeling lonely… stop it!!!! Stop making excuses.

Nutrition and a clean, healthy REAL FOOD (not shakes or meal replacements) diet is an integral part of overall health and for seeing results from your fitness regimen. Furthermore, it’s imperative to adapt a “diet” that is sustainable long-term and becomes natural to you and subsequently your lifestyle.

If you are willing to make the sacrifices and changes of bad habits… make it happen. Here is a resource for you: The Weight Loss Management Plan – We Personalize Nutrition For You  – from Tri Peak Athelte can help you. . Please visit: http://tripeakathlete.wordpress.com/services/weight-loss-management-plan-we-personalize-nutrition-for-you-new-program/

Weekly Schedule:  May 26 – June 1, 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 – 188 days left
  • 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 – Bike Trainer / Run
  • Friday – 5:30 am – Aquatic Center – Swim
  • Saturday – 7:30 am- Kilarney Station – Clermont – Bike / Run
  • Sunday – 6:30 am – Downtown YMCA – Run

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
  • 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
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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

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Tri Peak Athlete, LLC
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USA Track and Field Lvl 1
USA Swimming Coach
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Cell: 321-443-0073