Amy Javens
 Triathlete
QT2 Systems Triathlon Coach

Redefine your limits!
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Amy Javens
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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  1. 2017 Ironman Los Cabos Race Reflection
    17 Nov, 2017
    2017 Ironman Los Cabos Race Reflection
    The 2017 season was one of patience.  Starting out, with the decision to return to the age group ranks at 45 yrs of age, was something I always planned on doing since deciding to race in the professional field 4 years ago.  Some may view racing age group as a stepping stone to becoming professional, but at my age (good Lord..), I viewed racing pro, as a stepping stone to becoming all what I could become, as an athlete.  So, when I did step back into the age group division, I had many diverse
  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