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The Week of February 9 in Team Z

Sunday, February 9, Kerri Kramer-Webb, fellow Zer and owner of Endurance Athlete Center, gave an awesome presentation for the run leaders and coaches. In the clinic, Kerri went over a review proper running mechanics,

Identifying common running flaws & learn strategies to correct, developing a systematic approach to giving appropriate athlete advice and recognize red flags & what to do. Over the next few weeks, you should see many of our run leaders and coaches incorporating what they’ve learned into the track workouts. Many of these subjects will be covered when Kerri does the Running Injury Prevention & Advanced Mechanics Clinic later this year for the rest of the team. In the meantime, I would strongly encourage all of you to make a concerted effort to attend as many track workouts as your schedule will allow. Running is, by far, the one discipline that is the cause for the majority of injuries we see. Please be patient with or leaders and coaches as they try to help you. Most importantly, be patient with yourself. Some things are easily fixable and some take time to correct. I promise we’ll do our part if you are will to do your part by showing up and being coachable. Thanks to Kerri and her awesome staff of PT’s for making this clinic happen.

 

Important Announcements and Reminders for this week

Overview of events and activities for this week

Look ahead for the Weekend Events
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The week of January 19 in Team Z

Hello Team! Coach Exclamation Point here!

 

What a crazy sick turnout we had for everything this weekend. We had massive crowds at both the Swim injury Prevention clinic and Advanced Heart Rate Clinic. There were close to 20 Zers who stayed for the Ultra Swim Info Session. And our New Z coordinator, Gabby Peterson, was blown away by the great attendance at the New Zers Brunch. We even had close to 30 Zers show up in the pouring rain this morning to run. However, I would have to say I was stunned to hear that there were 40 Zers at the Saturday Haymarket ride, including 5 new Zers!!

A huge thanks to all of you for the tremendous showing this weekend. You guys are Badass. Now no resting on your laurels. We have work to do! We have a full complement of workouts this week. We have our first red nose run of the winter season next Sunday (More details to follow). Let’s keep the momentum going!

 

In this email:

 

Important Announcements and Reminders for this week

Overview of events and activities for this week

Look ahead for the Weekend Events
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Week of 7/7/14 in Team Z DC/MD

It’s mega race weekend! Two race weekends (Musselman and Colonial Beach) for the price of one. Sweet! Our local weekend group workout is a Saturday brick. Why not consider joining us in Colonial Beach on Sunday? Maybe do a relay or just come down to support the team? It’s just a thought.

In this email:

1. Important announcements for the week

2. Overview of Team Z MDC Clinics

3. Overview of Team Z MDC events and activities offered this week.

4. Directions to Team Z MDC Group workouts

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Week of 7/7/14 in Team Z West

NO BOOTCAMPS THIS WEEK BECAUSE 90% OF THE TEAM IS TAPERING. IMMT get your strength done on your own.

Was awesome to see 70+ riders yesterday – and lots of folks at the quarry swim. It’s fun to have so much energy in our rides! Keep it up! Now we look forward to our “A” races… this week it’s important to do ONLY what’s on the training plan. It will feel light and you will have extra energy, that’s the point! So don’t do anything silly like adding extra work. Having said that the work that we do – even through it’s less – is still important, so get it in! Do exactly what your plan says, no more and no less.

Eat right, hydrate now, make good choices.

In this email:

1. Important notes for the week
2. Overview of Team Z West events for the week
3. Overview of clinics offered this week

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Musselman 2014 Team Z Game Plan

MMMMUUUUUSSSEL MAAAAN 2014!!!!!

Note there will be a separate weekend e-mail for local stuff.

Link to Musselman tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/musselman-2014-tickets-12169245541

Buy NOW, buy accurately, buy strong.

I am REALLY jazzed for next weekend. We have a TON of people competing, lots of people staying up for extra days, it’s going to be a blast. This is a really well run, customer focused event in a beautiful area. Yep, it’s a bit of a drive, but it’s WELL WORTH IT! Where else can you participate in a tricycle / big wheel race, a sprint, a half iron, get a finisher’s medal made from bike parts, and go wine tasting all in the same weekend? If you are considering coming up to spectate please come- and bring the fam and the dog. The park has lots to do for both, trust me, both the fam AND the dog will need a BATH by the end of the day. There are still places to stay, you might just have to do a little digging- a few years back I reserved a spot at Cheerful Valley Campground like three days before. Continue reading Musselman 2014 Team Z Game Plan

The weekend of 7/4-7/6/14 in Team Z

Vote on our poll to help us plan the weekend. Link to polls: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/TeamZ/polls

In this e-mail:
Saturday group run – hash alert – 8:00 AM – Hayes Park, Arlington, VA
Sunday group ride – 10:00 AM – Tyler Elementary, Gainesville, VA
Sunday open water swim – 12:00 to 3:00 PM – Milbrook Quary, Haymarket, VA
Sunday women’s only clinic – 3:00 PM – Elizabeth Hurley’s house, Vienna, VA
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This Week in Team Z West

Congrats to all the Gran Fondites and Mont Tremblants, and especially to Ed who was victorious in his one on one showdown with Bambi. I smell a happy hour quiz question…

In this email:

1. Important notes for the week
2. Overview of Team Z West events for the week
3. Overview of clinics offered this week

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Team Triathlon Training for This Weekend (6/13-6/15) in Team Z

Here’s your weekend triathlon training email – you’ll find the weekend updates right here for Washington DC, Arlington, Fairfax, and everywhere we are doing our training, including our big races!

REV 3 DETAILS ARE IN ANOTHER E-MAIL

LAST MINUTE QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS WEEKEND. So, baby #2 is due to arrive on Monday. But… I’ve given myself a few weekends off in a row just in case she comes early. Including this one. I don’t mind last minute e-mails or calls – I get them every weekend – but I just wanted everyone to know that if I’m unresponsive you may want to reach out to the person in charge of that particular workout. I will not have my cell with me in the delivery room. J And of course reading through this NOW and asking questions ahead of time is helpful.

Vote on our poll to help us plan the weekend. Link to polls: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/TeamZ/polls

In this e-mail, local workouts:
Sat/Sun race weekend – Rev 3 – more deets in a separate e-mail
Saturday run technique clinic – 8:00 AM – PRR Arlington
Saturday hash run – 9:30 AM – PRR Arlington
Sunday group ride – 8:00 AM – Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD
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Week of 6/16 in TEAM Z WEST

THIS POST IS ABOUT THE WEEK OF 6/16!

RP OFFLINE FOR A FEW DAYS. I’m sending this out a little early, I’ll be offline for most of next week when baby #2 is born (scheduled for Monday). Honestly, I may be checking e-mail now and then even during that time… but my attention will be divided to say the least. So please reach out today or tomorrow if you have any needs or questions. Otherwise, I’ll catch up with you Thursday or Friday of next week. Remember – I’m available by cell today and tomorrow too – (703) 597-2447. Sometimes questions are easier with a quick call.

If they are general questions not specific to the west – you could also hit up A-frame (speedy) (alexis). Ed is offline to Williamsburg then a quick turnaround to Mont Tremblant, so he is slammed as well.

New Z’s… don’t let this be an excuse not to come to practices next week!! Our workout leaders love the energy of well-attended workouts, and they’re looking forward to working with you!

In this email:

1. Important notes for the week
2. Overview of Team Z West events for the week
3. Overview of clinics offered this week

Continue reading Week of 6/16 in TEAM Z WEST