Training

Being a Tri-Athlete is not easy! On top of training for three different disciplines, you also need to know a lot about each one!

Below is a list of resources that have helped the team prepare.


Swimming

Mostly all of HighFive trains for swimming with the Cranford Masters  swim group with Coaches Sally, Bill, Beth, and Jeff.

  • Cranford Master Swimming Schedule:
    • Tuesday, Thursday mornings 7:00AM – 8:00AM
    • (Except in the Summer) Monday, Tuesday, Thurday evenings 8:30PM – 9:30PM
    • Saturday Morning 8:00AM – 9:00AM
    • (Summer only)  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings 6:30PM – 7:30PM
    • $8.00 for single day Drop Fee or  $50.00 a month for unlimited classes.
  • Private lessons are available by appointment.
  • Find out more at the Cranford Pool Website.
  • If Cranford is not near you, and are looking for similar programs; check out US Master Swimming for a location near you.

Cycling

  • Group rides are organized during the Spring. Usually after swim practice. Check Facebook!
  • During the winter, TrainerRoad has proven to be a good resource to use on your trainer.
  • Hilltop Bicycles  also organizes local group rides for all levels.

Running

Group runs are organized year-round. Check Facebook!


Strength:

Strength is critical, and can help athletes tremendously. Our athletes use the Cranford Fitness Center for a traditional gym, and Crossfit KOA for crosstraining.


Nutrition

Just as important, if not more important than any other training; is nutrition.


Gear

Good deals can be found on Facebook!

Check out the Facebook Group Tri N Sell It


Tracking Workouts and Races:

  • We have a group on Strava! Fun way to stay motivated to train.
  • Athlinks is great to track your individual times and PRs. It is free and gets results automatically.

 

 

 

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