Why Triathletes should time trial

Most of us grew up watching or reading reports about some distant cycling race in the country of France. Maybe we even knew about Mount Ventoux or Alp d’Huez. But many of our memories come from the time trial stages whereby grown men, in crouched positions seemingly travel at the speed of sound. Or so […]

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TOP SIX–Recovery tools you already own

This sport is expensive enough. There is no debating that point. And it seems that every week a new product is launched that out does the latest and greatest. Become faster. Get stronger. Recovery in a fraction of the time. One of the easiest ways to save money is to find multiple uses for items […]

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His and Hers Transitions

(Before readers even begin to get offended, this blog is total tongue in cheek.) I believe in only a few firm rules when it comes to this sport. The rest of the fodder is gray matter and can be debated ad nausem on the forums. One of those principles pertains to transitions–K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple, […]

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April Mail Bag

April Mail Bag 1. What does it mean when someone asks you if you want to “circle swim” in the pool? If you need to share lanes at the pool, there are two ways to do it. If there are only two people in a lane, you can each take one side of the pool […]

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Just Because It’s Edible Doesn’t Mean It’s Food

It’s best to eat food. That’s about the most basic advice I can give someone who wants to start eating better. Until about 100 years ago, we didn’t have much of a choice. We all ate food because that’s all there was. Now it’s becoming more and more confusing to understand what is food and […]

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Powerman Alabama

10k – 60k – 10k This is Powerman Alabama. (cue the lights and music). I have said many times before that this race will always have a special spot in my heart. Many, many moons ago, I did the shorter duathlon as my first ever multisport race. I had the deer in the headlights look […]

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