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Sage Rountree

Run Training Plans

Training for a Marathon: Part 3

Get a Running Start Training for a 5k Training for a 10k Training for a Half Marathon Training for a Marathon « Training for a Marathon: Part 2 Congratulations—you’ve made it through the sometimes grueling, always interesting process of training to run 26.2 miles.…

August 24, 2010
Run Training Plans

Training for a Marathon: Part 2

Get a Running Start Training for a 5k Training for a 10k Training for a Half Marathon Training for a Marathon « Training for a Marathon: Part 1 Training for a Marathon: Part 3 » As you move deeper into marathon training, you’ll need…

July 12, 2010
Run Training Plans

Training for a Marathon: Part 1

by Sage Rountree, USA Triathlon Certified Expert Coach & Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher | The marathon is a rite of passage for serious runners and for many non-runners, too: 26.2 miles of self-examination and self-knowledge. It’s also a doable goal for almost everyone, given…

June 15, 2010
Training Plans Triathlon

Getting Started in Triathlon: Part 3

Congratulations: you’ve climbed the learning curve for triathlon and are ready to put your skills to the test! Now that you’ve got a handle on equipment, combination workouts, and transitions, race day is drawing near. There’s so much to manage in the days before…

April 8, 2010
Training Plans Triathlon

Getting Started in Triathlon: Part 2

In Part 1 of this three-part series on getting up to speed in triathlon, we examined equipment and choosing a race, with a training plan to give you four weeks of base-building in each discipline. In part 2, I’ll explain combination workouts and transitions…

March 17, 2010
Training Plans Triathlon

Getting Started in Triathlon: Part 1

What is this crazy thing called triathlon? Three sports in one event—usually swim, bike, and run, and usually in that order. It’s a great way to expand your skill set and your approach to training. You’ll probably have a background in one of the…

February 24, 2010
Nutrition

Sports Nutrition Part 1: Why to Eat

By Sage Rountree, USA Triathlon Certified Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher
Each athlete will have a different set of nutritional needs, based on metabolic rate, stomach sensitivity, intensity of exercise, sweat rate, and other factors. Here are some guidelines on what works for me and…

October 14, 2009
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Run Training Plans

Get a Running Start

by Sage Rountree, USA Triathlon Certified Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher
Here on Athleta Chi, you’ll find my plans to get you through a fast 5K, 10K, or half marathon race. But if you’re not already running, that doesn’t mean it’s…

April 28, 2009
Run Training Plans

Training for a Half Marathon

By Sage Rountree, USA Triathlon Certified Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher
The half marathon suffers from its label as half. Completing this distance is an accomplishment belittled by the name of the race—it feels like a whole adventure, not half of anything. At the…

April 6, 2009