Coach Cal’s Race Report

2023 World XTERRA AG Race Report by Calvin Zaryski (15th World XTERRA Medal)   TRAVEL STRESS AND HEALTH Italy, particular Molveno is hard to get to from Calgary, Canada! Likely anyone traveling from North America will encounter the same challenges.  It was a 17 hour travel day for me, as I elected to take a […]

Training between tightly-spaced races

Training between tightly-spaced races One of the greatest challenges as both a coach and an athlete is training between several tightly-spaced races.  Short local races can fit well into a regular training program, but big races with extended travel really disrupt training.  Consider the demands of each race and what that means for adaptation and […]

Off Road Triathlon Training

Off Road Triathlon Training Back in 1996, Off Road triathlons were born on the great Island of Maui. Since that time, the sport is gaining popularity. Most of the off road triathlons are organized and affiliated with the global brand of XTERRA, which offers a Global tour and a World Championship. Historically, the World Championships […]

7 Tips for Winter Running

7 Tips for Winter Running Winter might be the time to cool your racing jets, but a regular running program is necessary to maintain the majority of your overall fitness. Whether you are training to race in the spring or just for the love of your sport, here are seven tips to help keep one […]

Tips for Early Season Races

Tips for Early Season Races Like many athletes in the Northern Hemisphere, this winter has been particularly tough for triathlon training.  We have seen record snowfalls in the Sierra Nevadas and Rocky Mountains which means I have spent more time running with traction devices then any other winter and of course many staple indoor sessions.  […]