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BASE Tri Fitness: Balanced. Appropriate. Specific Endurance.

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The Worst Of Triathlon

WHAT IS THE POINT? That is my question to the triathletes headed to Ironman 70.3 Lubbock this weekend.  I am waiting for one single athlete to articulate any reasonable reward that might outweigh the real risk of participating in this event.   Houston’s hospital ICUs are 97% full right now. Houston is only…

Just Don’t.

Notes: though this post is geared toward Central Ohio triathletes, the message is one to consider regardless of where you live. For more context, I have also previously posted about not swimming in pools even if they open in your area. I recently saw there is an e.coli warning for…

Athlete Spotlight: Colin Turcu

If there is one adjective that summarizes Colin Turcu it is undoubtably: hardworking. He is self-aware, humble, and fiercely driven. The level of resiliency he displays in training and racing is well beyond his years. I look forward to seeing Colin's continued growth in sport. Before I began coaching Colin,…

Athlete Spotlight: Jessica Bloodgood

Jessica Bloodgood Meet BASE Tri Fitness athlete, Jessica Bloodgood. Jessica started working with BASE Tri Fitness in November of 2019. After "living in a grief cloud for about 2 years" she came to BASE Tri Fitness wanting to rekindle her athletic passion. In her youth, Blood (as she is affectionately…

To Swim or Not To Swim

The “uncertainty soup” that we as athletes and coaches have found ourselves swimming in has been unsettling. It has dislodged us from our typical training routines and caused us to face the question “if there are no races, why am I training?” One of the underlying tenets of my coaching…

Viral Times, Virtual Races

As athletes begin to see race cancellations, the question I have been frequently seeing is "well, now what?" Well...now...you keep training because you're an athlete. We don't call ourselves "racers" we are ATHLETES. We train because we are dedicated to something larger than simply showing up on one day to…
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