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Tralee Triathlon Club Lecture Series – Sports Nutrition

Aoife Hearne – Sports Nutrition

Tralee Triathlon Club is proud to present Operation Transformation’s own dietician Aoife Hearne (BSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics, MSc Sports and Exercise Nutrition, MINDI) to deliver the second lecture in our series. The subject of the lecture is Sports Nutrition. Aoife will review general performance nutrition guidelines along with practical application for before, during and after training and competition.

Aoife’s personal experience in athletics gives her a unique understanding of athletes. She is a former 100m national champion, a 55m Conference title winner in the USA and was a member of the Irish international athletic squad for six years. This, along with her professional experience enables her to fully comprehend the pressures of training at a high level and the importance of an appropriate diet to aid peak performance.

This talk is open to the public and admission is FREE. Why not join us for what promises to be an informative evening ?

Sólás Building, IT Tralee – 20th February @ 8:00pm

Get out and Tri this Sunday

Tralee Triathlon Club Indoor Triathlon Series

This Sunday 23rd Feb at 10am we are holding a mini-triathlon  training session for all our members!

Tralee Triathlon Club Indoor Triathlon Series is a fun event for our club members of any skill level and any experience. Race against the clock or with a friend! Whatever your speed, you set the pace. Whether you’re a triathlon newbie wondering how to “put it all together” or an experienced triathlete looking to check the progress of your training, indoor triathlons are a fun way to stay motivated during our colder winter months! Dont worry, club members will be on hand to provide extra encouragement and guide you through the whole process. Continue reading Get out and Tri this Sunday

Tralee Triathlon Club Lecture Series – Lecture 2 – Sports Nutrition

Sólás Building, IT Tralee – 20th February @ 8:00pm

Operation Transformation’s in-house dietician Aoife Hearne comes to town this February in conjunction with Tralee Triathlon Club!

For the first time, Tralee Triathlon Club are teaming up with Aoife to give a talk on all things nutrition with the athlete in mind.

This talk is open to all members of the public on Thursday the 20th of February at the Solus Building, IT Tralee at 8pm.

Aoife’s personal experience in athletics gives her a unique understanding of athletes, the pressures of training at a high level and an appreciation of the importance of an appropriate diet in assisting peak performance..

Tralee Triathlon Club has over 100 members and is continuing to expand as the sport increase in popularity. This is just one of a number of talks the club has lined up for the coming season. The club believes that sports nutrition will help to get the most from your training. This in turn will allow you to train harder for longer, stay well, stay more focused and help in the prevention of over training and overuse injuries.

So why not start Spring with a talk on sports nutrition this February and join Tralee Triathlon Club for an evening that will teach you how to become more nutritionally aware.

Tralee Triathlon Club Lecture Series

Fergus Foley – Injury Prevention

Great start to our lecture series with our club sponsor physiotherapist Fergus Foley.  We started with a nice cup of tea/coffee and biscuits. Fergus then gave his lecture, took questions on related topics as he went and had a general Q&A session to finish off. The topics covered in the lecture were as follows:

  • Classification of injuries
  • General effects of injuries
  • Prevention of injuries
  • Physical condition
  • Basic principles of running
  • Stretching
  • Specific Sporting Injuries
  • Nutrition

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