Track Workout – 30 July 2008

We frequently confine ourselves to laps on the track based on distance and fail to take advantage of the other things that we can use a track for.  For example, use the track markings for triggering fartlek-style pickups, beginning and ending every time you pass over a line.  This week we’ll run the two minute […]

Track Session – 23 July 2008

Take to the hills!  Sport specific strength is most appropriately achieved through functional strength training and the best strength training for running is hill repeats.  This week, we’ll take you to a short hill near the track and do a few repetitions of different styles of hill training.  For those following along at home, find […]

Practice Tri 3 On Another Great Day

On Sunday, we met at Long Pond in Brewster for Practice Triathlon session number 3 of the year.  Apart from a bit of humidity and a stiff SW wind that nearly blew us off the road on the descent of Route 137, the weather was beautiful and the athletes primed.  Andy’s son put out the […]

Wednesday Workouts

Every Wednesday during the summer we meet at the Mattacheese Middle School track in West Yarmouth at 5:30pm for a semi-structured … (and free for club members!) … workout.  [Send questions to ccac@cape.com.]  Workouts range in intensity and length based on who shows up, what their goals are, what the weather conditions are like, and […]

Track Session – 16 July 2008

Let’s give those distance intervals a rest and concentrate exclusively on leg turnover this week with some cadence drills.  A simple cadence drill involves counting your steps for a minute, taking a rest minute, and then counting your steps again for a minute trying to increase your step count by 2-5 steps.  Count on one […]

That Old Newswire

The internet is a haystack of news but we’ve done your homework for you. Here are a bunch of track & field, running, triathlon, and more- related stories culled from the internet newswires. Check back from time to time since we continually add new items to the list. I guess we could call it the […]

Weekly Training

Don’t know what to do with yourself during these long, hot summer weeks? Take a peek at our weekly calendar for the full skinny on runs, rides, and swims (and sometimes all three!) taking place all over the Cape. Since regularly scheduled events are typically seasonal and can come and go at will, please check […]