Week 6.

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This was a great week of training as I wrapped up before one of the biggest races of my life, Racine 70.3! After Monday off I was back at it Tuesday morning with a great 30 mile tempo bike ride and then a nice transition run.  Wednesday was my last hard day before the race, a 16 mile run with a fast finish … Read More

Week 5.

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I am feeling good on a nice 4th of July rest day. Today is a full day off from training and I definitely need it! After a great showing at the Bigfoot Olympic triathlon last Sunday, I was right back into the swing of things Tuesday morning. This was a key week in my training program and I worked very hard to … Read More

-Bigfoot Triathlon Race Report-

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The Bigfoot Triathlon is a tough and challenging Olympic distance course taking place at Bigfoot Beach in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  The swim (1500m) is an out and back along the shallow waters of S. Lake Shore Drive.  The bike (38k) is a one loop course that takes the riders out to the Wisconsin/Illinois state line and back to the beach.  The hills are rolling … Read More

Week 4.

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This was a solid and hectic week, University of Iowa orientation Monday and Tuesday and I started my first week of work at splash landings as a swim instructor.  Yet, the workouts were efficient and intense.  The volume was decreased a bit to get ready for the Bigfoot Triathlon on Sunday but every workout was purposeful and strong. I had … Read More

Week 3.

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I am giving the weekly update tonight because I will be in Iowa City for University of Iowa orientation tomorrow and will be swamped with things to do! After the recovery week my body was ready for a hard 7 days of volume and intensity.  That is exactly what I gave it! Following the productive Monday off day, I was back to work at … Read More

Week 2.

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This was a solid week, recovering from a few weeks of hard efforts, my total mileage and hours of training was decreased. The foot is feeling great and I am back up to full strength running on it. However, I still need a few runs to get back into the swing of things and get my running power back. The week started … Read More

New race suit!!!

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Just got my first Kiwami race suit in the mail today. Looks fast!!!!!!! Super pumped!!

Week 1. First post!

Justin MetzlerUncategorized

Week one of my training blog! I decided to start this blog so people could take a look into my summer of triathlon training and racing. I am 18 years old and I have hopes of one day becoming a professional triathlete. I had a very successful and dedicated off season of training and I feel that I am the … Read More