How many times we’ve said “This will be my year! I’ll be in the best shape of my life” “Hear me out, this year I will workout!” “I’m going to pay for a full year membership, because if I pay for it, then I’ll definitely go the entire year!” I think we all know how it ends, the first couple of months you can clearly see a gym full of people, people running in the park, etc and by March all this motivation goes away.
So I reached my goal for this season; I finished my second Ironman 70.3 (1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim, a 56-mile (90 km) bike ride, and a 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run) It was a really tough course, but so much fun. I can’t wait to sign up for my next Ironman 70.3.
When people ask me about my Ironman, the most common question I hear is “What now? this is it, right?” Let me tell so something, Triathlon is a mental sport and we’re all insane, so no, this is NOT it.
For most of us, our racing season has ended, so we need to take a significant break from training to recharge our bodies for next year. Do nothing if you want to -not recommended- but most of us who have been enticed into this wonderful lifestyle want to remain active. So here three offseason tips for triathletes. Continue reading “Three Off-Season tips for triathletes.”
Here’s my story.
Since I was 5 I did all kind of sports: gymnastics, tae kwon do, swimming, basketball, tennis, cycling, triathlon and so on… Don’t get me wrong I loved each and every one of it, I am a black belt (so don’t mess with me hahaha).