Today's tip comes from Haley Koop: "Stay calm, cool and collected prior to starting your race. Do what you need to do to get focused, even if it means stepping away from your teammates or family."more
"Consistency is KEY! Doing something every day, even if it's something easy, is better than two or three hard workouts a week." -Todd Sapiomore
Take your time to build fitness correctly. A maintainable training load will get you to the start line faster and fresher than if you had to rush the process of gaining fitness.
-Todd Sapio, BW Austin Racing Team Membermore
An effective Triathlon plan is one that you can consistently follow week in and out. Sit down with your family and decide how many hours you can dedicate to training without it affecting your family, work and personal life. Then divide those hours between swimming, biking and running, with the focus being your weakness. -- Natasha van der Merwemore
Training for the 2018 triathlon season is kicking into high gear for the BW Racing Team. And we really want you to come join us for some workouts as we begin ramping up - because misery loves company, er rather, we're always stronger together. We've got quality sessions FOR FREE nearly every day of the week. Pick one (or two or three or ...) that works for you and get your 2018 season going right.more
First off, congrats to all six BW racers who completed the Houston Marathon this past Sunday! It was a gorgeous day and a challenging course, and we’re so proud of all of our teammates for gutting it out for strong finishes, including five Boston Marathon qualifiers.
And second, a huge thank you to Kim Strassman-Eagle of Earn That Body! for an educational and fun nutrition clinic on...more
We want to begin to introduce you to our Bicycle World Austin Racing Team members. This team was hand selected by our leader and coach Natasha Van Der Merwe.
Each member was asked 12 questions. Here is what Coach Natasha had to say:
1. What is your Day Job?
Mom, Pro Triathlete and Director of Team Programs for Bicycle World
2. Reasons why you Train?
I absolutely Love it and i have deep gratitude for every...more
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We are excited to bring you Winter Service Specials through February 2018.
These are added incentives to get your bike serviced while it's cold out. We promise to tune it into a great, riding machine.more
With smooth-rolling 29er wheels and a lightweight hardtail frame, Fathom 29 keeps you balanced and in control on all types of XC terrain. Built on an ALUXX SL-grade aluminum frame, it features relaxed geometry that, when paired with its large-diameter wheels, produces a stable ride quality that’s ideal for challenging XC trails. Efficiency on the climbs, and total control on the descents. You get both with Fathom 29.
The Chevron Houston Marathon took place yesterday and was the first big team race for Bicycle World’s Austin Racing Team. There were six members that toed the line on Sunday: Natasha Van Der Merwe, Carly Conrad, Padre Mora, Doreen Redenius, Todd Sapio and me.
I wanted to share with you a little about a few of the incredible athletes who raced this past weekend. I sent each of these folks a few questions to give a little insight into...more