Susanne Davis
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Welcome to my blog where I'll share training tips, detailed race reports and exciting things happening in my life. Enjoy.

I just finished my first only team endurance event……..

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2x Master’s National ChampionSaturday, August 16, 2014
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I’ve been racing Triathlon for 20 years and this repeat victory as the US Master’s National Champion is one of the most rewarding wins! Each year I am faced with new physical and mental challenges, as are many others, especially aging Master’s triathletes (yes over 40 years old).               At…

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Free Bird!Monday, July 14, 2014
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Free Bird!  No matter what live musical concert you’ve attended from the 70’s until today there will be several in the crowd that scream “Free Bird!”.  It used to be signified with lighters overhead and is now replaced with cell phones while screaming to the band on stage. It’s a nod to the popular 70’s…

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Recovery time in a workoutWednesday, June 25, 2014

Recovery is as crucial to success as intensity, both during interval training and in the scheduling of workouts during seasonal training periods. Anaerobic interval workouts should consist of full recovery between intervals regardless of the student-athlete’s event. In my training plans, this will range from 50% to 100% of the interval time run. I will…

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Find Your Base IntervalTuesday, June 24, 2014
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Swimming: If someone asked you, “What is your swimming base interval?” Would you know how to answer? Knowing your “base” interval is the number one most important key if you want to improve your swimming whether it’s on your own or with a Master’s group. It’s much like running in the sense that you have…

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Recipe of the MonthFriday, June 20, 2014
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When cooking dinner I consider what would be Heart Healthy for my husband, what will my kids eat and what will help me repair my muscles from a hard workout today and will provide energy for the next day’s session! Sea bass and Squash/Corn stir fry Prep and Cook Time 30 minutes Start with Squash:…

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Monitoring Your Heart RateFriday, June 13, 2014
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With today’s technology and advancements, watches have come leaps and bounds from the days of carrying a stopwatch while running. Heart Rate and GPS watches have become commonplace and a necessary piece of equipment to advancing your training. Here’s Why. Using just a watch often leads you to want to PR (Personal Record) every training…

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Track Workout June 2014Thursday, June 12, 2014
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Wup 1.5 to 2 miles ez at an aerobic effort 70% of your Max Heart Rate. 2x 800 at your 10K race pace with a 200 active jog between 4x 400 a little faster 3 to 5 seconds faster then your 10K race pace with 100 walk between When doing track speed you want to…

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Running Ragged & Finding BalanceThursday, June 12, 2014
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24 hours doesn’t seem like enough time in a day. This months tip is how to work the seemingly endless sport of triathlon into the life of a young family. Kids and spouses need attention to make up for the long days away from home. 1. Plan your day off. I’ve watched many athletes take…

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Fix a Flat TireThursday, June 12, 2014
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Supplies that fix your flat tires:  Fixing a flat can be intimidating to new riders, but it’s very easy if you have the right supplies on hand! All of this fits in your seat bag.  Tire Levers (to wedge the tire off and on the rim)  Tube (SEE below for details on an important detail)…

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