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Jan

What does it really take to enjoy the TriLaVie® experience?

The desire to complete a triathlon or running race. The discipline to complete 2-4 trainings on your own or with team members each week in addition to the TriLaVie® team sessions. You need an open mind to learn new skills and the willingness to move outside your comfort zone to reap the benefits.  Most importantly, you …

13
Jan

What equipment do I need?

Download the equipment list on the TLV Shop page. As a beginner, you need a bike – not a fancy bike, not a triathlon bike – but a bike in good working order with gears. Equipment can be expensive and TriLaVie® coaches like to guide you to the best choices so you don’t over-buy! Ask …

13
Jan

Do we train for a race?

Yes!  Lots of them… or one of them.  Your choice.  The team will generally prepare for a few races each season, and you may choose which ones you’d like to join. See the Race Calendar for a complete schedule of races.  Choosing a race goal is an important way to stay focused and motivated.  There …

13
Jan

How much time do I need to spend training each week?

Each race distance has it’s own timeline and training plan.  See the Tri Programs page for details. TriLaVie® team members join organized, coached trainings one (1) or two (2) times weekly from 1.5-4 hours each. Our triathlon team sessions are generally on Wednesdays (10am & 6:30pm) and Sundays (7am-10am) with some modifications for racing and …

13
Jan

Where do we train?

We vary the trainings each week at premier local facilities, pools and outdoor public locations that are safe, beautiful and appropriate for our goals. Training sessions will include indoor and outdoor cycling, tracks and trails, heated pools, lakes and ocean swims. The training schedule and locations are posted in the member-access area of the website …

13
Jan

How can TriLaVie® accommodate multi-levels of athletes?

TriLaVie® members are all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities. We honor this variety with different starting times or different training goals within the same time frame.  At each training, there are women who are brand new to athletics and those who are striving for podium finishes.  You’d be surprised how much we have in common.  …

13
Jan

I’d love to do a triathlon, but I am not a swimmer. Is this program right for me?

Yes! Very few women who join TriLaVie® have ever had formal swim training. We begin in the pool with sessions that address form, technique, endurance and speed.  We graduate you into the lake and onto the ocean.  Our sessions accommodate all levels of water-safe basic swimmers with small-group coaching, supported open-water swims, and a strong …

13
Jan

What do we do when we train?

Each training session is led by a professional coach and comprised of a learning component, triathlon training, stretching/strength/yoga and socializing (when the coach allows it…!) We train by time or distance and each person challenges themselves within that parameter. TriLaVie® is a goal-oriented program. Sessions are carefully structured to build strong triathlon skills safely. TriLaVie® …

13
Jan

What if I am still not sure this is right for me?

We offer a risk-free enrollment policy.  If TriLaVie®is not the right fit for you, we guarantee a pro-rated refund for any reason at any time.

13
Jan

How do I know if TriLaVie® is right for me?

TriLaVie provides several ways for you to get to know us and the team.  We have public events, orientation days and information sessions.  We recommend you attend a TriLaVie® information session prior to the start of the program. The coaches will review the program in detail and answer all your questions. TriLaVie® offers pre-season equipment …

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