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Train to Train – Strength & Conditioning with Turbo sessions at Nisus Fitness

Train to Train – Strength & Conditioning with Turbo sessions at Nisus Fitness Well, after 2 successful 12 week blocks with Nisus Fitness over the winter months, its time to prepare for race season with another 6 week block. Train to Train Initiative There is a lot of good advice, scientific research and resources out there on how to train effectively for the sport of Triathlon. These same principals are used by the pros and elite level coaches and the information is Read More...

Winter Training Schedule

Please note that all lessons in 2016 are available to Tralee Triathlon Club Members only.   Trail Running On Saturday mornings we are doing Trail/Mountain running with former Olympian, Milosz Wojcik. Milosz is no stranger to the podium having won adventure races and is a multiple Champion of the Hardman Iron Distance Triathlon (Killarney).  Meet every Saturday at 10am at the parking area near the Equestrian Centre in Tonevane (Blennerville). Charge is Euro4 per person, payable to Milosz. Interval Running Sessions Wednesday evenings interval running Read More...

Tralee Triathlon Club Time Trials are here!!!

Its all about the bike! If you want to improve your times and performance in Triathlon, you should focus on your cycling….. simples!. The bike leg of a triathlon is where you will gain or lose the most time. This is because the cycle part, in any triathlon, is the longest in both time and distance. On average, across all distances, about 50% of your race is spent on the bike, with less than 20% on the swim and about 30% on Read More...

Riding Clean : Not the Lance Armstrong Story

Last Sunday, Dick McElligot of Kingdom CC gave a hands-on demonstation of bike cleaning as part of the Bike Maintenance Workshop. For those who attended, you know that it’s a more involved process that you would first think. I’ve captured some notes below on the process as demonstrated by Dick. I’m working from memory so any mistakes are my own. Bike Cleaning : Step-by-step There are two basic parts: Cleaning: remove all dirt and grease Lubrication: replace any lubricants that were removed during cleaning Effectively, you’re Read More...