The Temple or the Playground?

Is your body a temple or a playground? To be a successful athlete, you need to treat your body as both. Most triathletes lean toward the playground side and treat their bodies as a toddler would treat a favorite toy – using the hell out of it and not thinking much about how to make […]

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Nashville Area Races – 2011

Nashville area triathletes: Bookmark this page. I am collecting a list of popular local races and other large races that you might want to put on your radar. This is the first gathering of dates and races. I will attempt to hyperlink all the races over the next few weeks. 3.20.11 Natchez Trace Tri & […]

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Trainer Workouts

Yep, it is that time of year–time to become friends with your indoor trainer. Love it or hate it, an indoor trainer is vital to the lifestyle of a triathlete. This time of year, you should be aiming for at least 2 rides per week. Here are a couple of easy workouts that you can […]

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Swim Workouts

Sometimes life gets in the way. It might be family, job or just personal stress. When life gets in the way, keeping to your routine becomes very difficult. Often training is the first to go. Here are three swim workouts that you can complete when time permits. Workout #1 Beginner Level (2000y) Warm Up: 200Drill: […]

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Home Workout Routines

This is a time of year when we all seem to run out of hours in the day to get everything done. Fitting exercise into the few short hours of daylight we have available can be more hassle than it’s worth if we don’t have an upcoming race compelling us to lace up the sneakers […]

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Your body is You.

What kind of relationship do you have with your body? It may sound strange to think of your body as something you have a relationship with, but athletes in particular tend to see their bodies NOT as a part of themselves, but as something outside of themselves, something they must wrestle and battle with in […]

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TOP SIX–Winter Running Accessories

Sigh. The time is upon us where we spend aimless time wondering how we should layer for our long runs. What if I am too hot? What if it’s windy? How will I deal with the elements? Fear not, I have some basic recommendations to help you get through the blissful winter and onto setting […]

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Preparing for the cold

For most of the nation, the winter bliss is upon us. Long gone are the days of early morning runs and long bike rides. Instead, most of our spare time is spent in bed, pulling the covers over our head wishing the alarm clock would shut itself off. But training does not have to be […]

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