Triathlon Coach

I’ve had a few questions in the comments section about how to balance strength training with the rest of your cardio schedule. Others wondered why it’s so important to strength train while working towards a larger goal like a triathlon. I asked Coach Marni to weigh in….   Oh, by the way, Marni (and her [...]


Ask a Tri Coach: LEGS!

I found myself spinning on my indoor trainer until 9:30 PM last night, and then I woke up and did a 6 mile run with Henry before I took him to swim school.  And I’m due to get back on the bike tonight.  Oh my.   My new motto is “STRONGER WITH EVERY WORKOUT” because [...]


I’ve gotten a lot of e-mails recently about the swim portion of the triathlon.  I used to be so scared of swimming and had a major panic attack during my first triathlon, resulting in me needing lifeguard assistance and my one and only DQ (disqualification).  It took me a handful of races before I was [...]


Miami 70.3

Biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig news. Back on May 30, I pulled out my credit card and registered for the Miami 70.3 race.  Yes.  That’s right, my friends.  At the end of the day on October 27, I will be able to say (very, very proudly), “I am a Half Ironman!”   That’s 1.2 miles of swimming, 56 miles [...]

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