Training

TriColumbia Endorsed Training Programs

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 insure athletes participating in endurance events have a positive experience during the preparation stage as well as on race day.

Spin 90 LogoAbout Spin 90

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 LogoAbout 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 their goals.  Anne has assembled a team of coaches with specialties in each component of triathlon.  She has developed and managed numerous training programs, and is recognized for her commitment to and knowledge of the sport.  Anne has completed two IronMan races, numerous 70.3, Olympic distances, sprint triathlons and the S.O.S. triathlon.  She qualified and competed in the 2013 USAT Age Group National Championships.
 

The Spin 90 Outdoor training program is a realistic, on the road experience.  Small classes allow us to teach rider about taking hills, shifting correctly and becoming a stronger more confident cyclist based on personal skill levels.  For more advanced riders, we focus on a higher level of training using intervals and other techniques to develop a competitve athlete for a winning time.  Whether you are training for your first event or trying to push your training to a new level, we have instructors and programs to suit all skill levels.

Spin 90 Class Schedule
April-May
Locations: Elkridge- The Elkridge Furnace Inn, 5745 Furnace Ave., Elkridge, MD  Columbia: Folly Quarter Middle School, 13500 Triadelphia Rd., Ellicott City, MD                                April-May
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Evening 6:15-7:30pm, Elkridge                                  Wednesday 10:00-11:15am, Columbia                                                                                  June-August
Tuesday Evening 6:30-7:45pm, Columbia                                                                 Wednesday Mid Morning 10:00-11:15am, Columbia                                                     Wednesday & Thursday Evening 6:30-8:00pm, Elkridge                                                      Cost: Outdoor classes starting at 48 class flexible package $69 per month or 8 classes $175, 12 classes $265

Columbia Tri Bike & Run Course Clinic
Date: May 11, 2014                                                                                                            Location: Centennial Park                                                                                                    Join Spin 90 for a training and tactical review of the Columbia Tri Bike and Run Course.  The clinic will be broken down into three segments.                                                                                                                                           8:00am: The 3hr cycling clinic will teach you solid techniques to master the course based on your strengths and weaknesses.                                                                                      11:00am: Nutrition seminar with Q&A.  Food will be provided and prepared by our culinary nutritionist.                                                                                                                     11:45am: The Spin 90/I Run Tons coaches and instructors will teach you transition techniques to prepare your legs for the final part of your race.                                                                   Coaches will guide you through the run course to provide unique instruction on race strategy, tactics and efficienty- leaving you feeling prepared and excited for race day.  Attendees will be placed into groups of similar skill levels in order to provide you with personalized instruction.  This event is oopen to riders and runners of all skill levels.    Learn more/register - www.spin90.com
                                                       

Saturday Classes                                                                                                             Cycling Class (8 classes) 8-10am and 10:30Jan-Feb                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         JUST ADDED!  CROFTON INDOOR CYCLING-1286 Route 3 North, Crofton                               Tuesday Cycling Class (12 classes) 7-8pm (Doug Vereen)                                                               REGISTER  NOW! CLASSES WILL SELL OUT!

The Spin 90 program is a carefully crafted indoor training program to develop any rider's cycling skills and fitness. We go beyond hill intervals and one leg drills, helping our athletes understand and develop more strength and endurance through pedal performance and technique. Whether you are training for your first triathlon, bike race, or working to improve your performance for your next event, the Spin 90 training class is the perfect training program for athletes of all levels.             
 

TriFitness Training - Triathlon Swim Clinic

A four week session utilizing a building block approach focusing on key elements of swimming.  Program will emphasize breath control, body position and rotation, along with an effective catch and underwater pull.  Clinic will incorporate drill sets and interval training.

Location: Howard County, Maryland
Fee: $125 for four week session plus $12 USAT one day membership fee

 Session 3: March 30, April 13, 27, May 11, 2014 - Click here to register.

TriFitness Training - 70.3/140.6 Triathlon Endurance Clinic

If you are considering or have already committed to EagleMan 70.3 or another 70.3 event, let us help you prepare!

As you will find, the Half-Ironman 70.3 is challenging for any athlete no matter their experience or overall ability. In order to not just survive, but enjoy, join us for a weekend that will prepare you both mentally and physically for the challenge. It is not just about increasing mileage or training hard; learn key strategies to be successful on the EM course, as well as, the mental preparation required to be most successful. The Endurance Clinic will also include information on proper nutrition and there will be plenty of time for questions & answers! One day clinic $150 or two day clinic $290 will provide plenty of training tips from cadre of top coaches! 

Feedback from last year’s participants:

“Thank you for the terrific camp. It was instructive and helpful if at times humbling.” Lisa

“The swim portion was informational and humbling. The run was awesome; the instructor’s assessments were spot on. The bike was amazing. It’s clear to me that I have to up my strength training for the bike and mileage for the event. The participants were awesome and friendly. I enjoyed talking and meeting everyone.” Lawrence

Location: Great Marsh Park, Cambridge, MD
Clinic: Sunday, May 4, 2014
Optional Programs: Saturday, May 3, 2014
For more information or to register click HERE 
  

TriFitness Training Triathlon Basic Clinic

Four week clinic design to provide skill based training in swimming, bike and running that will provide you the foundation to be successful.  Four small group sessions with coaches providing personalized attention on proper swimming technique, biking and gearing techniques, running and transitions.  

Location: Howard County, Maryland
Fee: $225 for four week session or $120 without swim sessions, plus $12 USAT one day membership fee

March 30, April 13, 27, May 11, 2014 - Click here to register.
 

 





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