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Spin 90 Indoor Cycle Training
TriFitness Training - Triathlon Winter/Spring Swim Clinics
TriFitness Training - Triathlon Basic Camp
TriFitness Training - Triathlon Endurance Camp
TriFitness Training - Triathlon Open Water Swim Clinics
TriColumbia Endorsed Training Programs



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TriColumbia is pleased to endorse our training partners, Spin 90 and TriFitness Training, who provide clinics and training programs to prepare and support athletes at all levels for endurance events. Programs are designed to ensure athletes participating in endurance events have a positive experience during the preparation stage as well as on race day!


For more information on TriColumbia endorsed training programs, click HERE.


Happy Training!


Robert Vigorito, Founder/CEO, USAT Certified Level 2 Race Director

Kari Ebeling, COO, USAT Certified Level 1 Race Director & The TriColumbia Team





The Spin 90 cycling training program by Coach John Hughes has been developed after years of racing, studying, and training with top level athletes. There are thousands of training programs, but the Spin 90 program goes beyond just a workout or ordinary training plan. John and his instructors break down the "how and why" of each exercise while simulating real life riding situations to make you smarter and stronger.



trifitness training photoAbout TriFitness Training

TriFitness Training is brought to you by Anne Johnson, a USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach who has a passion for helping athletes achieve fitness goals. She is an Ironman finisher and will compete in Ironman Wisconsin in September, 2013. She has successfully competed in numerous Ironman 70.3 EagleMan, Columbia Triathlon and Iron Girl events. Anne has assembled an experienced team of coaches with specialties in each component of triathlon. Anne has developed and managed numerous training programs, and is recognized for her commitment to and knowledge of the sport of triathlon.





From John Hughes, Spin 90 Coach

Someone gave me a very wise prospective on triathlon training the other day: "A triathlete should swim with swimmers, ride with cyclists, and run with runners." As a triathlete, you should find training partners that have a single discipline, as they will push you harder and help you learn new techniques you may not pick up otherwise. As a cycling coach, time trialist, and racer, I work with and train hundreds of triathletes. The biggest area of improvement for most athletes is not in their overall training, but in bike handling (using the machine smarter) and reading the terrain. Train hard, but work on each discipline with athletes who know their sport better than you. This will help you become a jack of all trades!


From Anne Johnson, TriFitness Training Coach:

You will achieve the best results when your body has time to learn. Use the race off-season to improve on your technique. Triathlon is a lifestyle, not an obsession, and you should include your family and friends! They are the best form of support!


Incorporate a variety of strokes into swim training. Adding individual medley (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle) intervals into your warm-up and cool-downs will build strength and flexibility, which helps with your freestyle technique.


Spin 90 Indoor Cycle Training

Join Spin 90 for our 2013 indoor training class. This IS NOT a spin class! The Spin 90 indoor training class will improve your pedal cadence (rpm), speed, power, riding technique, and start to help you build a new level of fitness while riding your bike. Whether you're training for your first Triathlon or working to improve your performance for your next event, the Spin 90 training class is the perfect training program for athletes at all levels.


Location: TriColumbia Warehouse - 9130-G Red Branch Rd., Columbia, MD 21045

Winter Session: January 7 - March 28, 2013, 12 weeks, 1 day per week

Monday mornings: 1hr, 6-7am, all skill levels, begins Jan 7

Tuesday evenings: 1hr, 7-8pm, all skill levels, begins Jan 8

Wednesday evenings: 1hr, 7-8pm, all skill levels, begins Jan 9

Thursday evenings: 2hr class, 6-8pm, intermediate/advanced riders, begins Jan 10

Thursday evenings: 1hr, 7-8pm, all skill levels, begins Jan 10


For more information or to register, click HERE.  


TriFitness Training - Triathlon Winter/Spring Swim Clinics

The Triathlon Swim Clinics offer a skill based technique training approach to help you become a more efficient swimmer. Beginner clinics are designed for athletes who are new to swimming, returning to swimming or new to the sport of triathlon. Intermediate clinics are ideal for athletes who are looking to improve their performance by focusing on technique and fitness training.


Location: Columbia, MD

Jan/Feb Sessions- Beginner or intermediate (4 week session) - Click HERE

March Session - Beginner or intermediate (4 week session) - Click HERE

April Session - Intermediate only (3 week session) - Click HERE 


TriFitness Training - Triathlon Basic Camp

Signed up for a triathlon event? Now you need a plan to insure reaching the finish line. This interactive four week camp offers skill-based training in all three sports that will provide the support you need to insure a safe and successful race experience. Our goal is to improve your technical knowledge of the sport, and give you the tools to improve your fitness as you train for your first or next triathlon.


Location: Columbia, MD

April Session (4 weeks)


For more information or to register, click HERE. 


TriFitness Training - Triathlon Endurance Camp 

This camp is for experienced triathletes who are looking to compete in or complete a Long Course (70.3) or Ultra Course (140.6) triathlon event. The Endurance Camp provides athletes the opportunity to work with a select group of coaches who will focus on all aspects of preparing you for open water swimming, flat hot and windy bike rides, and long, HOT runs with fast transitions! This is a great opportunity to experience the Ironman 70.3 EagleMan course, and learn how to be prepared on race day! Join us for the one day camp or commit to a weekend by adding on the Saturday bike clinic and indoor swim clinic.


Location: Great Marsh Park, Cambridge, MD

Clinic: Sunday, May 5

Optional Programs: Saturday, May 4


For more information or to register, click HERE. 


TriFitness Training - Triathlon Open Water Swim Clinics

Set the stage for a great race day by being comfortable and relaxed as you come out of the water! Open Water Swim Clinics provide opportunities to experience all the elements that you will be challenged with on race day. Learn the techniques, practice in a safe and supportive setting, and have your plan for race day. The beginner's swim group coaches will assist you in overcoming your fears of open water, as well as give you the opportunity to practice open water swimming techniques to prepare you for race day while building comfort and confidence in the water. The intermediate group offers the opportunity to practice open water swimming utilizing techniques and strategies learned at the clinic.


Location: Gunpowder State Park, Hammerman Area, Chase, MD

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - Click HERE

Sunday, June 2, 2013 - Click HERE

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - Click HERE

Sunday, August 4, 2013 - Click HERE


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