OUTSPOKEN: WOMEN IN TRIATHLON SUMMIT

Outspoken: Women in Triathlon Summit Reporting from the Outspoken Conference. They say all roads lead to Rome – meaning all paths lead to the center of things – or literally the city of Rome in ancient times, when all roads actually did.  In women’s triathlon our ‘road to Rome’ led us to Tempe for the…

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Poppy Sports Triathlon Training Camp Coach is Honored at the Sportswomen of Colorado Annual Awards 2011

The 2011 Sportswomen of Colorado annual awards took place on March 13th in Denver.  This award pays tribute to Colorado’s outstanding female athletes and to persons who have contributed to girl’s and women’s athletics and Poppy Sports was thrilled to be a part of the evening. Amongst those honored this year were the trio of…

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Five Top Tips for Planning Training for a Triathlon

Racing Strategy Planning the race season when it is still winter outside can be a great part of the tri season!  Do you start with lofty goals beyond your ability, and then fine-tune them down to reality?  We do, but always with a new goal in mind for the year.  Planning ahead is the starting…

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Running Technique. What Running Technique?

The Running Beast I have a beast, and the beast’s name is Running Technique. While I may have a smug confidence in swimming and power on the bike, running has always let me down. You name it, pace, technique, consistency, training – it’s all out there for grabs.  So, one part of my athletic resolutions…

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Introducing Teresa Rider, Ironman age group world champion and Poppy Sports Tri Camp Trainer

By Poppy Sports Roving Reporter – Bonnie Glover I recently had the chance to talk with a very experienced triathlete, Teresa Rider, an British Expat now residing in Boulder, Col. She has competed in countless events over the course of 28 years and has been on the podium 11 times for her age group and…

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