Yes Coach M, we shall do as you command
Just signed up. Trying to decide between Providence and Mooseman or whether both is doable.
Thanks LittlePink for the direction.
I think it’s my genetic aversion to going any place that has "shop" in the title as to why I missed it, hope to see you all soon.
if someone lets this forum know when the HIP is full then lets set up a get acquainted HH. I look forward to meeting everyone.
Are you guys going to be organizing weekend group rides this year? We did several at the beginning last year, but then folks kind of disbanded.
I'm in for Eagleman and looking for training partners to help me get out in the cold in March!
HH sounds good, can't wait to be part of the crew also, I'm doing the Disney Half Ironman in May a little farther to travel but plan on integrating Mickey into some of the festivities before and after it's also part of the 70.3 series qualifiers (not that i'll qual but...) if ever anyone is interested in some of the bigger more nationally recognized races.
Hi Everyone - thanks for joining HIP! It's going to be a great year and we're excited to kick off the program! We are organizing a HIP Happy Hour for January....more details will be forthcoming shortly. Group workouts will be monthly and will be focused around the clinic for that month. We will also be distributing a contact list of all participants so that you can coordinate additional workouts on your own.
We'll be sending out an e-mail with all of the program details within the next two weeks. In the interim, please visit the HIP Page (under Train on this site) for instructions on registering for Training Peaks. The bike/run training plans will be delivered via Training Peaks and Coach Michele can also provide you with feedback based on the training that you log there.
We look forward to meeting/seeing all of you in January!
I'm also in and I'm looking forward to flaking out less this year than I have training in the past. So please make sure to guilt trip me as a group if I start to slack!
Anyone have any good race suggestions for June or Early July that aren't full yet? I'm looking for a good Half Iron then .. I'm doing Nations (Olympic) in Early September.
Good resources for races are trifind.com or Ironman.com for official 70.3 races.
Mooseman in NH on 6/6....great race!
Musselman in NY on 7/19
I'm wondering what base is expected to start the training program in January? I could use some motivation for the next month...Right now I'm kinda doing whatever I feel like, and I'm wondering if I should be a little more focused.
My 2010 race plan is Columbia & Eagleman.
Eagleman will be my first Half.
Looking forward to the HH (and training, also :-)
Last year the training base was pretty basic. A number of people were out of shape, and used the early workouts to start getting back into shape. The Club Challenge is one way to do "maintenance workouts" in all three sports to stay in decent shape through the winter. Others in the winter will spin, join a master's team, or maybe train for Cherry Blossom, etc.
Signing up for Timberman for me is the triumph of hope over experience. A tri friend had one thing to say: Get on your bike and ride.
Is there such thing as OHIP? (like OTP?) In again for two thousand ten. Eagleman & Timberman if my hip permits (if not, T-man has aquavelo...tempting)
Irishnd02 (Doctor Mimi): For someone so learned in sports medicine, it sounds like you could use some hip pointers. :)
I wanted to answer the question about what base is needed to start the training program. Knowing that everyone is coming off the off season and that you have 6 months to train for your goal race, the plan starts fairly conservatively with a 1:30 to 2:00 ride and a 0:45 minute run as your longest workouts the first week. If you are at or close to that distance already, you'll be fine. One of the keys for most people as they move to the Half-Ironman distance from the Olympic distance is that you will be going longer but you'll probably be going slower, maintaining an aerobic level of effort. The swim workouts for the first week range from about 1200 to 2000 yards, depending on the option you choose.
For those who are already biking, running, and or swimming longer than that, the plan will most likely eventually catch up to you ;-) But in the meantime, if you have any questions about how to adjust, let me know.
I've started loading the plan for those who've set up an account on Training Peaks and let me know their goal race and plan option. If you login to your account you'll see the plan. Once the workouts start for you, you can receive a daily email telling you the next day's workouts. For those doing Eagleman, the plan starts on December 26 so enjoy your Boxing Day bike ride rather than those after Christmas sales!
Just a heads up there are 4 spots remaining for HIP if you want one.
You have to forgive me.... how do you access the training for HIP on the Training Peaks website? Does the plan cost $?