Experience Triathlon
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Current Activities
Indoor Triathlon Race
Indoor Tri Training Class
ET Spring Camp
ET CardioRUN
ET Masters Swim
Crazy Legs 2010
Coach's Corner
News from ET  February 16,  2010
Current Activities
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2/17     Wed   ET CompuTrainer.  10:00am  or  6:00pm. Info/drop-in.
2/18     Thu    ET CardioRUN. Central Park, Lisle. 5:30am, 11:00am. Info/drop-in.
2/18     Thu    ET Masters. LTF Schaumburg. 6:30pm.  Info/Register.
2/19     Fri      ET Masters. Central Park, Lisle. 6:00am.  Info/Register.
2/20     Sat     ET Run Club.  Downtown Naperville.  Location.   8:00am.
2/21     Sun    ET CompuTrainer.  7:30am. Noon. 
2/23     Tue    ET Masters. Central Park, Lisle. 6:30pm.
2/23     Tue    ET Masters. LTF Schaumburg. 6:30pm.
2/24     Wed   ET CompuTrainer.  10:00am  or  6:00pm.
2/25     Thu    ET CardioRUN. Central Park, Lisle. 5:30am, 11:00am.
2/25     Thu    ET Masters. LTF Schaumburg. 6:30pm.
2/26      Fri     ET Masters. Central Park, Lisle. 6:00am.
2/27      Sat    ET Run Club.  Downtown Naperville.  8:00am.
2/28      Sun   ET CompuTrainer.  7:30am or Noon.
3/2       Tue    ET Masters. Central Park, Lisle. 6:30pm.
3/2       Tue    ET Masters. LTF Schaumburg. 6:30pm.  
3/3       Wed   ET CompuTrainer.  10:00am  or  6:00pm.
3/4       Thu    ET CardioRUN. Central Park, Lisle. 5:30am, 11:00am.
                       Winter II session startsInfo/register.
3/4      Thu     ET Masters. LTF Schaumburg. 6:30pm. 
3/5      Fri       ET Masters. Central Park, Lisle. 6:00am.
3/6      Sat      ET Run Club.  Downtown Naperville.  8:00am.
3/7      Sun     ET CompuTrainer.  7:30am, Noon.

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ET indoor tri 1Indoor Triathlon Race
              April 18, 2010
One Hour, Any Skill Level, Have Fun!!
The Indoor Triathlon presented by EXPERIENCETriathlon and LifeStart Central Park is a great way to become a triathlete in one hour.  It's fun and enjoyed by athletes of all levels - from first timers to veterans.  You set your own pace.  It all happens at Central Park Athletic Club in Lisle, IL.
        Central Park Athletic Club
                         4225 Naperville Road
                         Lisle, IL 60532
                         (630) 555-7799
Time:               7:00am  to 11:00am
Cost:               $25.00  (includes a free race T-shirt)
For additional information contact Race Director Joe LoPresto at 630-430-9006.
Need help with training?  Take the ET five week indoor triathlon class to get ready!  
Register for the race or training class at:

Indoor Tri registration at active.com

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Get ready for the ET Indoor Triathlon with EXPERIENCETriathlon's five week indoor triathlon training class.  USAT Certified Coach Suzy Cerra will help you prepare for your first tri or improve on past performances.  Both workouts and educational clinics on swim, bike, run and transitions are included in this one hour per week program.
Dates:            Tuesdays from  March 9 through April 6.   
Time:              Noon - 1:00pm
Cost:              $50 -- Includes free registration for the April 18 Indoor Tri
                                 at Central Park ($25 value!). 
Location:        Central Park Athletic Club, 4225 Naperville Road, Lisle, IL 60532
For additional information contact Coach Suzy at 630-240-3696.

Indoor Tri Class and Race registration at active.com

solvang3ET Spring Camp
Registration closes February 28

Registration is closing soon for EXPERIENCETriathlon's 2010 Spring Training Camp in Santa Barbara Wine Country - one of the top wine regions in the world!   Camp will be held April 8 - April 12 in the Santa Ynez Valley, located approximately 30 miles outside of Santa Barbara and about a 2.5 hour drive from Los Angeles.
Once again we will be staying in the quaint and charming town of Solvang, designed to look like a genuine Danish village.  You will think you are in Europe as you savor the old-world ambiance and fragrance of fresh Danish pastries while strolling the streets of Solvang after a long day of riding.  Join us as we cycle through scenic backcountry roads alongside sun-draped vineyards, oak-studded rolling hills, vibrant wildflowers, and majestic mountaintops - California wine country awaits!
Click here for additional information and registration.
ET CardioRUNET CardioRUN at Central Park

Winter Session II open for registration
Interval based running class for all abilities
ET CardioRUN is a weekly coached running class based on the latest scientific methods to improve cardiovascular fitness and performance.  USA certified running coaches from EXPERIENCETriathlon will provide structured interval based speed and hill workouts on the treadmill to help you get into running or get faster with your current run game.  Running in the right heart rate zones is also a great way to reduce body fat and lose weight!
Membership at Central Park Athletic Club is not required.  Class fee includes entry to the club each week.
Cost:                $90

Day:                 Thursdays
Times:              5:30 AM or 11:00 AM
Dates:              March 4, 11, 18, 25 and April 1, 15  (six sessions)

Location:         Central Park Athletic Club
                         4225 Naperville Road
                         Lisle, IL 60532
Contact Coach Joe for additional information.
Click here to register.
Masters SwimET Masters Swim at Central Park

Winter Session III open for registration
Group swim and instruction for all abilities
ET Masters is a weekly swimming program designed for triathlon and fitness swimmers.  USA certified coaches will provide structured workouts and stroke improvement instruction at each one-hour group session.  Current session focus will be on off season base training including stroke refinement and building endurance for next year's race season.
Membership at Central Park Athletic Club is not required.  Class fee includes entry to the club each week.
Cost:                $125 one day per week or $220 two days per week.

Day/Time:         Tuesday evenings        6:30pm-7:30pm
                          Friday mornings           6:00am-7:00am 

Dates:              March 9 - May 21

Location:         Central Park Athletic Club
                         4225 Naperville Road
                         Lisle, IL 60532
Contact Coach Joe for additional information.
Click here to register.

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crazy legs 2007Crazy Legs Classic 2010
An ET day trip to Madison, WI

Join us for our annual one day road trip to the Crazy Legs Classic 8K in Madison, Wisconsin on April 24.  This fun event starts on the Capitol Square and finishes with a Wisconsin style party on the Camp Randall 50 yard line.  We conclude the day with dinner on State Street and ice cream at the student union.
Read about one of our past experiences on the ET blog.
Click here to register for the race.
If you'd like to join us for the road trip, please email Coach Joe.
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FREE 30 minute phone consultation with the EXPERIENCETriathlon coach of your choice!  You chose the topic and coach.  What a great way to help you get started toward your fitness goals or improve your current plans. 
This coupon cannot be redeemed for cash or as payment toward other ET coaching services or programs.  Limit one coupon per person. 
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Coach JoeCoach's Corner
  by Joe LoPresto

Act as if...
Beating the Demons, Chapter 5
Act as if you can... and become! 
Acting as if you can is one of the most powerful ways to Beat the Demons.  In the world of work, aspiring managers and executives are advised to "act the part."  If you want to become a leader, then start being one.  They don't need the title of manager or executive to act like one.  When you act like a leader, even without the title, people follow and listen to you.  It works exactly the same way in the world of sports.  If you want to become fit, do a certain event, or get faster, the very first step is to believe in yourself and start acting the part.

To get started on this process, think of something that you want to do but think you can't.... get in shape, lose weight, learn to swim or run, do a triathlon, do a marathon, improve your race times, etc.  Now list all the reasons you "think" you can't.  Are these reasons really true and factual or are they just your opinions and beliefs?  Start acting as if you can really accomplish your goal and you'll start to get more concrete data and move away from the opinions and beliefs.  As we get closer to the objective, we often find a path or a way to take the next step closer.  Inch by inch we gain confidence and more clarity on what it takes to succeed.  We start to act as if we can and therefore start believing in ourselves.  

Click here to read the rest of Coach Joe's article.

Are you ready to Experience Triathlon?
At EXPERIENCETriathlon we believe that anything is possible! Triathlon is so much more than a race - it is a powerful, profound life experience that can help you unleash your unlimited potential to change your life in amazing ways, long after you cross the finish line. 
Whether you are a first timer or a veteran athlete, come work with EXPERIENCETriathlon coaches who provide education, workouts and a training plan that is safe, healthy and fun.
Make new friends who share your enthusiasm and encourage you on the journey. Arrive at the starting line prepared, confident and injury-free. Get ready to transform your dreams into reality.
EXPERIENCETriathlon - where being a winner is as important as being the winner.
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