Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2013’

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    5 Things That Will Make Race Morning Stress-Free

    Stress. It’s the LAST thing you need on the morning of your triathlon. Make race morning as stress free and as smooth as possible by following these tips. 1.  Go To The Race Expo  Not only will you have a great time at the expo, but …

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    4 Ways To Make Your Triathlon Training More Fun

    Are you bored of the same old swim, bike, run, lift, stretch, swim, bike, run, lift, stretch, swim, bike, run, lift, stretch? Looking for a way to spruce up your triathlon training? Here are 4 ways to add some excitement to your workouts and to motivate …

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    My Favorite Triathlon Swim Drill

    When I first started doing triathlons, I dreaded the swim. Strap a helmet on my head a put me on a bike and I can ride for hours. Give me a pair of sneakers and I’m off running. But put a swim cap and goggles …

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    Pre-Race Training Tips For Beginner Triathletes

    Jess and I have a Sprint Triathlon exactly one week from today, and so this was our last day of intense training before we taper just a bit. What we did was a full-distance bike/run brick at race pace. Essentially what we were doing was simulating …

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    Tri Gear – Open Water Swim Essentials

    We are firm believers that open water swims are super helpful and very important when training for a triathlon. Swimming in a pool is much different than swimming in a lake, ocean or river and so getting in a few practice swims before your race can …

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    “Just” A Sprint Triathlon?!

    Have you ever had a conversation that goes like this? You: “… I won’t be able to make it to ______ because that’s the day of my triathlon.” Co-worker: “You’re doing a triathlon?!” You: “Yea!” Co-worker: ”Oh, like an Ironman? That’s crazy! What are the …

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    Morning Workouts, Running Exercises, & Beginner Triathlon Tips

    Happy Friday! We’re on our way to Atlanta for the Color Me Rad 5k! With an 8am start time, Davey and I have been trying to get in more morning workouts so that race morning won’t be such a rude awakening. After some trial and …

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    How To Bounce Back After A “Bad” Workout Or An Injury

    Character cannot be developed in ease and quite. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired and success achieved. -Helen Keller The day before we left for our vacation, we had an 8 mile run planned for our triathlon …

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