On Racing Too Much……..

Written by Kropelnicki. Posted in General

I can remember when I first started coaching IM athletes, and everyone thought that I was CRAZY when I would say an athlete should only race the distance twice a season to not risk health, injury, and most importantly long-term progress…..The sacred goal of the athlete that should trump everything e[……]

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How Many Ways Can We Skin The Same Cat

Written by Kropelnicki. Posted in General

Lactate threshold, in simple terms, is the point at which an athlete’s body begins to use anaerobic energy production at an increasing rate.  Glycolysis, the primary energy process used for anaerobic energy production, is simply the breakdown of glucose into pyruvate, which results in lactic acid. L[……]

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The Triathlon Fueling Window

Written by Kropelnicki. Posted in Coaching Thoughts

I continue to get asked by athletes and coaches about taking a lower carbohydrate approach to fueling long course events.  This concept sounds great on the surface, like Total Immersion-style swimming in triathlon, but as you dig deeper, you discover its pitfalls.  I’ll sum this concept up as “Metab[……]

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QT2 Systems

QT2 is a triathlon team & coaching group working with 28 professionals and 250+ age groupers from around the world. In 2012 QT2 had 27 athletes finish Kona, including 4 podiums! Additionally, 14 of QT2's 16 coaches have qualified for and competed at the Hawaii Ironman.

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The Core Diet

The Core Diet for Athletes was developed 10 years ago by Jesse. The Core Diet was designed to help athletes live, train, and compete at their optimal level. Through proper nutrition that includes nutrient rich foods consumed at the right time, the Core Diet will have you performing and living at your very best. The Core Diet employees 6 registered dietitians that work with athletes every day!

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Your 26.2

Your 26.2 was created for runners who would like to set PR's (personal records) year after year, and do so injury-free. The philosophies of parent company, QT2 Systems, have been implemented in the running space to create some of the industry's best running results for hundreds.

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