Amy Javens
 Triathlete
QT2 Systems Triathlon Coach

Redefine your limits!
2017 Ironman Los Cabos Race Reflection
Amy Javens
Friday, November 17, 2017

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  1. Finish Lines
    28 Nov, 2017
    Finish Lines
    Finish lines are personal.  To each and every one of us, we all have stories that are to be celebrated at a finish line.  Whether an athlete crosses first with banners, or athletes who cross last, there is always something symbolic about them.  They ARE a big deal, not just to the spectator, but to the athlete, who celebrates something sacred, that only he or she can own.  A journey that started with a first step, lots of growth, failures, and ends with bang.   Finish lines are to be respected
  2. Things We Can Learn From Injury
    16 Jul, 2017
    Things We Can Learn From Injury
    Being in sport, especially triathlon, requires much from the body.  We do what we can to recover well, rest, prehab before we rehab, foam roll, stretch; but sometimes, injury creeps up, and BAM, the season has been diverted or finished before due time.  Our grandeur thoughts and visualizations of an epic race season do not come to culmination, and in fact, will most likely NOT happen.  It will happen to anyone in sport.  I guarantee it.  Things will sideline us from either a short term, or the
  3. To Disc, or Not to Disc???
    01 May, 2017
    To Disc, or Not to Disc???
    To disc, or not to disc?   Will I be faster with a rear disc?  Questions I hear a lot from triathletes. In a nutshell, disc wheels are speed boosters and will help you go faster! Disc wheels reduce drag and improve airflow around the back of the bike.  Many triathletes use them for the same reason time trialers do...they are quicker because they are more aerodynamic. Makes sense with a headwind and tailwind, right?  Then how about the crosswind argument?  Interesting to note, many wind tunnel