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Category Archives: Triathlon

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 Tri Club Nutrition Talk with Joe O’Connor, Nisus Fitness

Want to loose a few pounds? Don’t want it to impact on your training/race performance or recovery? It’s a fact that the lighter you are, the faster you will be. The less excess weight you have, the lighter the load on your body and joints, which means that you will be less prone to injury. But how do you loose body fat without loosing muscle mass and without affecting your race/training performance or recovery? We’ve all tried the diets out there from 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...

Fergus Foley Special Recognition Award 2015

And the award goes to…… Leanne McCarthy Leanne at Ironman Dublin 70.3, August 2015 Again this year, the Club has achieved new heights, in terms of membership, level of training, increased participation and achievements of club members. We had over 140 members this year, which is a fantastic achievement for a relatively new club. None of this would have been possible without the support of our sponsors. Fergus Foley Physiotherapy was the main club Sponsor again this year. The Fergus Foley Special Recognition Read More...

Get Lean for Christmas with Tralee Tri Club & Nisus Fitness

Tralee Triathlon Club have again partnered up with the best to deliver a top class triathlon specific periodised programme for our members. This is our second year with Joe O’Connor and Daniel Breen of Nisus Fitness following on from our very successful term with the team last season. The next 12 week block will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9pm beginning 29th September and right up to 17th December. Tuesdays are sold out and there are limited places left 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...