The “9-to-5ers” Triathlon Training Program (Sprint and Olympic Distances)

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Maybe my story’s a lot like yours. By the end of my twenties, I’d found myself in an 8-to-6 (usually 8-to-8) office job. I was drinking coffee by the truckload and eating out everyday for lunch . . . either with coworkers at some all-you-can-eat buffet, or by grabbing value meals through a drive-through.

Evenings were spent with my beautiful wife. We’d try to eat healthy, but usually ended up cooking something from a box or ordering out. Over the course of a year, I gained forty pounds. I couldn’t carry groceries upstairs as easily. My back started hurting.

I wanted to get back in shape. I just wasn’t sure how. Or specifically . . . when. When did I have the time to fit exercise into my schedule?


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The “9-to-5ers” Triathlon Program is something I developed to get my life back on track. This program’s been tailored a little since its beginning – improved on a little year by year as some USAT triathlon coaches and NCSA trainers have taken a look at it and suggested changes where needed. [.....]

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date: July 5, 2005

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Chris Tull is a writer based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Once upon a time, he was a ‘burgers-and-beer-only’ kind of guy. Chris has since lightened up on the diet and added yoga, weight lifting, and (of course) triathlon training to the mix.

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Chris Tull is a writer based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Once upon a time, he was a ‘burgers-and-beer-only’ kind of guy. Chris has since lightened up on the diet and added yoga, weight lifting, and (of course) triathlon training to the mix.

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