Multisports Orange County (CA): News: RECOMMENDED REFERENCE MATERIAL & LINKS

RECOMMENDED REFERENCE MATERIAL & LINKS

Here are links to many good sites and articles I have come across on the internet. They are organized into the following catagories:


Bio for Coach Michael Collins
Articles by Michael Collins
Race Entries & Calendars
Swimming
Cycling
Running
Triathlon Training & Racing Articles
Heart Rate Training Articles
Triathlon Coaching & Camps
Dryland/Massage/Injury Prevention
Nutrition
Miscellaneous
Coaching Kids
Wetsuit Manufacturers


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Michael Collins Bio's


A Leader By Example = By Tito Morales
http://www.swiminfo.com/articles/swimmagazine/articles/200309-01swim_art.asp


Multisports.com Triathlon Coach
http://www.multisports.com/michaelcollins.shtml


Pose Method Running Coach
http://www.posetech.com/services/michaelcollins.html


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Articles by Michael Collins


Swimming Posture
http://www.spma.net/posture.html


Running Race Warm-up & Pacing Strategies
http://www.multisports.com/news/1042476717.shtml


Setting Personal Swimming Goals
http://www.aquafitmasters.com/Set_Goals.htm


Learn open-water swimming skills for summer racing
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10522&sidebar=14&category=swimming


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Race Entries & Calendars


Calendar for All Sports and Clinics
www.active.com


Sanctioned USA Triathlon Events
http://www.usatriathlon.org/


Ironman Events
http://www.ironmanlive.com


USMS Calendar of Events
http://www.usms.org/comp/events.php


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SWIMMING


Learning good form is not easy, but it's worth the cost. by Dan Empfield
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=11248&page=2


Breathing: From Basics to Breathplay by Terry Laughlin http://www.totalimmersion.net/articles/03MARCHissue/Breathingquestions.html


Practice mastering the 'ins and outs' of open-water racing by Alex Kostich
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=7205&sidebar=14&category=swimming

Articles By Emmett Hines
http://H2OustonSwims.org (Click on Articles on the left side bar)


Swimming News & Educational Items
www.swimmingWorldMagazine.com


Swimming for Triathlon by Wayne Goldsmith
http://www.moregold.com.au/resources/GroupID1187_200162522265.doc


Open Water Swimming - Playing Offense and Defense http://www.insidetri.com/train/water/articles/775.0.html


Open Water Ettiquette - Dan empfield
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10713&sidebar=26&category=triathlon

Commitment To Swimming
http://swimming.about.com/od/helpfornoviceswimmers/a/commited_swim.htm


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CYCLING


USA Cycling
http://www.usacycling.org/


www.slowtwitch.com


Bike Fit
http://www.slowtwitch.com/mainheadings/techctr/bikefit.html


Bike Sizing and Set-up
https://www.slowtwitch.com/mainheadings/techctr/stack.html


Seat Angles
http://www.slowtwitch.com/mainheadings/kona2003/survey03/seatangles03.html

http://www.bicyclecoach.com/


Draft Legal Tactics
http://www.ridefast.com/ctscafe/articles/technique/draftlegaltriathlons.htm


Importance of Cycling Warm-up
http://www.performancecondition.com/cycling/index.htm


Trainer Workouts
http://www.computrainer.com/html/coaching_corner/what_is_the_key_to_killer_ironma.htm

Building Cycling strength and power - By Andy Applegate
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10370&sidebar=21&category=cycling

Crucible Fitness Articles
http://www.cruciblefitness.com/etips/index.htm


Power Training by Joe Friel (PDF) CP20 "Base Training" http://www.biketechreview.com/performance/base.htm

Developing Force on the Bike by Wes Hobson
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10592&sidebar=26&category=triathlon


Early Season Tips by Tom Demerly
http://www.bikesportmichigan.com/bikes/earlyseasonerrors.shtml


29 Tips for Road Cyclists
http://www.Roadbikerider.com


Bike Race Checklist
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10538&sidebar=21&category=cycling


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RUNNING


Pose Method of Running
www.posetech.com


Running Race Strategies
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10591&sidebar=13&category=running


Pose Method of Running by Christopher Drozd http://www.slowtwitch.com/mainheadings/longrun/pose.html


What's the big deal with pool running? by Lance Watson http://www.insidetri.com/train/spmd/articles/1848.0.html


Sore Calves From Pose
http://www.posetech.com/training/archives/000120.html


Speedwork
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=7856&sidebar=558&category=marathon


Long Runs: Plan Ahead
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=6369&sidebar=558&category=marathon


Marathon Info
https://www.active.com/marathon/


Learn to develop a sense of pace for your running races
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10220&sidebar=13&category=running


Weight Training For Runners


http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10382&sidebar=13&category=running


Can Swimming Help Running? http://www.gomemphis.com/mca/health_and_fitness/article/0,1426,MCA_522_2266441,00.html

Track Calculator
http://members.aol.com/rwnarf/atrack.htm


Running Video Clips
http://www.olympic.org/uk/utilities/multimedia/gallery/results_uk.asp?entid=147&MediaType=vid


Running Photos
http://www.sporting-heroes.net/athletics-heroes/default.asp


Technique http://www.bupa.co.uk/health_information/html/healthy_living/lifestyle/exercise/running/technique.html


Running Injury Free - ChiRunning
http://www.chirunning.com/library/story.php?RECORD_KEY%28library%29=chi_id&chi_id(library)=44


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TRIATHLON TRAINING & RACING ARTICLES


Ironman Training Programs (TCSD)
http://www.triclubsandiego.org/training/ironman


Maffetone Training
http://www.oztri.com.au/assets/article_archives/LowRes10-1/Edge.pdf


How to choose a beginner-friendly triathlon training program by Peter Kain
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10101&sidebar=26&category=triathlon


SINGLE SPORT EMPHASIS DURING OFF-SEASON
http://www.triathletemag.com/story.cfm?story_id=11319&publicationID=92&pageID=1705


Xterra Training by Lance Watson
http://www.triathletemag.com/story.cfm?story_id=11226&publicationID=92&pageID=1705


Winter Base Treaining - By Dan Empfield
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10373&sidebar=26&category=triathlon


Off Season Training - By Mark Allen http://www.oztri.com.au/assets/article_archives/lores10_7/mark_allen.pdf


Ironman - Training and tapering two weeks out - By Lance Watson http://www.insidetri.com/train/coach/articles/1774.0.html


Quality vs Quantity
http://www.transitiontimes.com/viewstory.cfm?ID=2340


Triathlon Resources
http://www.qozi.com/triathlon/index.html


Endurance sports: When goals take a back seat to process - By Tom Rodgers http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10283&sidebar=26&category=triathlon


Single Sport Emphasis - By Lance Watson
 
http://www.triathletemag.com/story.cfm?story_id=9655&publicationID=92&pageID=1705


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HEART RATE TRAINING ARTICLES


MAF Test Info
http://www.rrca.org/publicat/slowdown.html


Heart Rate Training
http://home.connectnet.com/eoinf/heartrate.html


Zones
http://www.cruciblefitness.com/etips/training-zones.htm


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Triathlon Coaching & Camps


Multisports.com www.multisports.com


Getting the most from your Coach 
http://www.coachgordo.com/cgonline.htm


Dave Scott
http://www.davescottinc.com


Mark Allen
http://www.markallenonline.com/


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Dryland/Massage/Injury Prevention


Pool-side strength training: Simple swim-specific exercises outside the weight room.


By Alex Kostich
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=9847&sidebar=14&category=swimming


Pump you up - Resuming your strength-training program - By Lance Watson http://www.insidetri.com/train/coach/articles/1789.0.html


Core & Shoulder Stabilzation Execise Video
www.coreswim.com


http://www.functionalmovement.com/


Trigger Point Technologies
http://www.tpmassageball.com/


Article on TP Massage Balls
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=10968&page=1


The Massage Stick
www.thestick.com


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NUTRITION


Nutrition 101 - By Gordo Byrn
http://www.coachgordo.com/gtips/nutrition_body_composition/nutrition_101.html


Nutrition 201 - By Gordo Byrn
http://www.coachgordo.com/gtips/nutrition_body_composition/nutrition_201.html


Nutrition 301 - By Gordo Byrn
http://www.coachgordo.com/gtips/nutrition_body_composition/nutrition_301.html


Eight ways to 'program your muscles' for greater fuel efficiency
http://www.active.com/story.cfm?story_id=9806&sidebar=26&category=triathlon


Ironman Nutrition Tips
http://www.coachgordo.com/gtips/nutrition_body_composition/ironman_nutrition.html


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Miscellaneous


Gordo's Tips
http://www.coachgordo.com/gtips/index.html


"The Mundanity of Excellence" by Daniel F. Chambliss
http://coolswim.dreamwater.org/wwwboard/14.html


Product Reviews, Coaching Articles, Amuzing Articles Etc
http://www.slowtwitch.com/


Various Articles from CTS
http://www.ridefast.com/page.asp?page_id=Content


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Coaching Kids


Making Champions --
http://www.scottmolina.com/link_1.htm


Developing American Talent --
http://www.slowtwitch.com/mainheadings/features/skidmarks/talent.html


Coaching Kids
http://www.scottmolina.com/kids.htm


10 Ways Parents Sabatoge Their Children's Careers
http://swimming.about.com/od/sportpsychology/a/swim_sabotage.htm


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TRIATHLON WEB SITES


Triathlon Informer
http://www.triathloninformer.com/


WETSUIT FIT:
http://www.bikesportmichigan.com/features/wetsuit.shtml


http://www.slowtwitch.com/mainheadings/product2004/wetsuits/wetsuitcharacter.html


WETSUIT MANUFACTURERS


Aquaman www.aquamantri.com


De Soto www.desotosports.com


Ironman www.ironmanwetsuits.com


Oneill http://www.oneill.com/triathlon/


Orca www.teamorca.com


Quintana Roo www.rooworld.com


Xterra www.xterrawetsuits.com


Hwy Nineteen www.hwynineteen.com