Posts by Nicole Odell


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How to Adjust Your Nutrition During Injury Recovery

  

When injury strikes, adjusting your nutrition by eating these types of important vitamins and minerals can help speed up the recovery process and facilitate overall health.


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Understanding Nutrition Periodization

  

Athletes train best by modulating the intensity, volume and frequency of their workouts, it stands to reason that they should do the same with their nutrition. Here is a guide to understanding nutrition periodization and how to apply it to your training regimen.


How Triathletes Can Maximize Their Swim Block Training

  

The winter months are the perfect time to turn your focus to the pool. Beyond more drill and technique work, adding yardage and using swim aids is also beneficial. These tips from coach Nicole Odell will help you bring your swim up to a new level.


10 Tips for Treadmill Motivation

  

Running on the treadmill is often a necessity for runners and triathletes during the winter. These 10 tips from Nicole Odell will help you get the most from your time indoors.


How To Perform Your Season Review

  

Looking back at your season to determine what you did well and what you can improve on is a critical step to continuing improvement. Learn some of the steps you can take to look carefully and critically at your season to see what you should continue with and what you may want to change.


Does Workout Order Matter for Triathletes?

  

Triathletes need to train in three different sports, so timing can be tricky. Since race day is a swim, bike, run, does the order in which you train matter? Learn from Coach Nicole Odell how you can set up your day’s workouts to get the most out of each one.


A Guide to Women’s Specific Bikes

  

Buying a new bike is fun, but daunting task. For women, the process can be made harder when considering women's specific models. Coach Nicole Drummer points out what women should look for when shopping for a women's specific bike.


Why Female Athletes Need to Strength Train

  

Strength training is a component of training that many female athletes neglect. Nicole Drummer gives the reasons to strength train along with some key exercises you can do at home.


Three Steps to Having a Healthy Body Image

  

How athletes perceive their own body is critical to an overall healthy lifestyle. Here are three suggestions to help you have a healthy perspective of your own body.


The Female Athlete: Understanding Your Cycle and Performance

  

For the female athlete seeking peak performance, understanding how the hormones of their monthly cycle affect their fitness, stress level and fatigue level is important.


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