I’m 51 years old, and a competitive triathlete. Like most triathletes, I thrive on exercise. I’m hard to live with on days when there’s a big ZERO in my logbook, and there’s nothing I can’t tackle after a 2- or 3-hour bike/run brick.

04/15/03 CCB Masters. This is a good pre-season triathlon practice. The idea is to hold a pace that is 5 to 10 seconds faster than your average 100 pace for a 15 minute timed swim (T-15). This helps to build speed and endurance for a triathlon swim of any distance.