NRG COVID Adventures

2020 has definitely not been the year that anyone was expecting. With everything turned on its head and races off the calendar for a while it’s time to start looking for different options to stay fit and motivated. My main goal for 2020 was racing Kona in Oct after I turn 50 (having qualified in […]

What to train when you can’t train

by: Carolynne Simons The body keeps score. It’s constantly talking to you, and if you’ve ever been knocked off your feet? You know exactly what I’m talking about.  Life-threatening injuries. May 15th marked a big OFF day in my training log. Following that, I put my business on hold, let people step in around the […]

On being a black female athlete

Motivation During COVID-19

By Daniel Clarke I should be preparing for my favourite race race on the MSC calendar, the Gravenhurst Olympic Triathlon, but instead we are stuck with the realities of a COVID-19 world.  I’m fortunate that my closest friends and family are all healthy and well, so my concerns have been of the less serious nature […]

Finding Motivation During Covid-19

No racing?  No problem.  How to keep engaged and motivated during the Covid-19 lockdown. Well, the excitement for race season isn’t quite like it used to be this year. We don’t know when or if we’ll be able to race at all, but that doesn’t mean we should just let our fitness fall away and […]

We’re Built For This

By Dempsey Cruz A Full 180 You’ve trained all winter in preparation for what’s to become your best season yet.  We were heading into a new decade after all. 2020 was going to be the year of new beginnings, change, and endeavours. Little did we know that one day we’d wake up only to find […]

What’s harder than putting on a wet wetsuit?

This sucks! I almost wish my biggest challenge right now was trying to put on a wet wetsuit, but it’s not. I think it is safe to say that we all had an expectation for how this summer was going to play out and so far it is not working out that way. For the […]

Adversity and Tough Times are Part of the Process – By Healthy Results Training

When was the last time you had a perfect season? Conquered every workout? Felt great on every km, every lap, of every day? And yet, that is the expectation many of us. But that sure isn’t reality, is it? If you are like me you have learned that adversity, discomfort, and outright failure happens…..a lot!! […]

Swim Specific Strength and Fitness – By Miranda Tomenson

All the pools have been closed and you might be worried about losing your swim specific strength and fitness. However, there is some way to keep that conditioning throughout this pool closure. I have created a program that you can do every other day to keep the swimming muscles firing. The only equipment required is […]

Gravenhurst, Welland and Kingston Races Cancelled

We hope you are keeping well and safe. As promised in our previous communications, we are following up regarding the Gravenhurst, Welland and Kingston race weekends. Given the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic and circumstances beyond our control, we had to make the difficult decision to officially cancel these events for 2020. We are deeply disappointed, as […]