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Team Robertson Ready was inspired by our head coach John Robertson who has been involved in Triathlon, Running, & General Fitness & Nutrition for over 15 years!
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Minimal Metrics

One aspect of our ever-changing technology are the metrics we use. Today there are countless gauges to use to determine if your current well-being is suffice. Some of the more popular are (am I missing any?) heart rate, heart rate variability, gps tracking for pace and distance, estimated heart rate zones, estimated vo2, apple watches that tell you when to breath, stand, and move, fitbits that tell you how much sleep you need and the quality of it, body fat scales, and body weight scales. This can be a LONG AND EXHAUSTING list, and in this article I talk about how helpful they (if at all they are helpful), and what you can gain from using them (or not.) Sometimes helpful- Heart rate monitors- Back...

Racing Ironman

I did my first triathlon back in 1998 and little did I know it would change my life in many different ways all for the better. I remember having a horrible swim, did the cycling portion on a mtn bike, and followed it up with a decent run  and passed several people along the way. That last part about passing people on the run turned out to be how I would end up racing the next 10 years, even while having much improved swim and bike times along the way. This past weekend my hometown hosted Ironman Texas. Athletes were greeted with hot and humid conditions, as well as torrential rain the back half of the day. I had several athletes I coach that participated,...

INJURED OR SORE?

For most active people there comes a time when we have a lingering ache or fatigue that won't seem to go away. The reasons could be anything from not enough stretching, exercising in cold weather and your muscles are tight, too much too soon, too much intensity in your workouts, lack of sleep, too many days without a day off from exercising, as well as not eating healthy. I have compiled my top 5 questions to ask yourself if what you have is general soreness or something that should require getting looked at by a professional.   Has the pain been bothering you for 2 weeks?- I use this one myself to gauge whether or not I am just sore from a prior workout or is this...

Intermediate Level Workout – Eliptical

1.  Elliptical for 10 minutes at easy effort 2.  Perform the following leg exercises, trying not to rest more than 10 seconds in between squats - 40 reps reverse lunges - 20 reps each leg sumo squats - 40 reps front lunges - 20 reps each leg 3. Elliptical for 10 minutes moderate effort 4.  Perform the following upper body exercises, trying not to rest more than 10 seconds between. pushups - 25 reps tricep dips - 30 reps pullups - 25 reps 5.  Elliptical for 10 minutes moderate effort...

Workout #2 (Beginner)

walk on treadmill for 10 minutes easy, 2 sets of each side of bent-over rows for 20 reps using moderate weights, walk on treadmill for 10 minutes moderate effort, 2 sets of dumbbell presses for 20 reps using moderate weights, walk on treadmill for 10 minutes moderate effort...

Workout #1 (Advanced)

#1- advanced workout spin bike- 10 minutes at easy effort, 3 sets of push-ups to failure with 30 seconds rest between (ladies can modify on your knees), spin bike- 10 minutes at moderate effort, 3 sets of assisted pull-ups to failure with 30 seconds rest between, spin bike- 10 minutes hard effort, 2 sets of walking lunges for 1 minute with 1 minute rest between....