Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2014’

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    But First, Let Me Take A #Selfie

    Augusta 70.3 was freaking AWESOME! We’re working on the official race report, but first… here are some #selfies, because I’m sure you’re all dying to see some awkward “self photography”, right? Good, I knew you were! We probably should’ve packed Thursday night like good, organized triathletes, but …

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    Nail Your Triathlon Pacing With The Garmin Virtual Partner

    My Macbook has a battery meter at the top of the screen telling me exactly how much juice I have left and how long it will last on battery power: 21%, which should last about another 44 minutes. It seems like the harder I work …

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    50% Nervous, 50% Excited

    It’s Wednesday. In 2 days, we’re going to pack up our car and drive to Augusta, GA ,and in 4 days, we’re going to be jumping into that river and racing in our first Half-Ironman. AHHHHHHH!!!! I am 50% nervous and 50% excited. In my nervous …

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    Bike Stretches On The Go

    No matter how many adjustments we make to our bikes, the longer we ride, the more uncomfortable we get. My lower back cramps up, Davey’s hips feel tight, our necks and shoulders feel like they’re in a vice, my arms and hands go numb and our butts just needs a rest from that tiny …

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    Triathlon Race Belt Giveaway!

    Ok, I’ll admit that many triathlon gear and gadgets are not totally necessary – some are just fun, but some are definitely worth the investment. If for no other reason then you’ll feel more like a seasoned race veteran than a newbie with a race …

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    8 Terrific Triathlon Taper Tools

    We’re less than 2 weeks away from our first half-ironman, Augusta 70.3, and although we haven’t started to officially taper yet, here are a few things that are getting us through our last few triathlon workouts and that will help us show up on race day, …

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    A Rad Triathlon Podcast, New Huma Gels and more…

    Remember when we didn’t have iPhones and took pictures with actual cameras? Well, I found a stack of printed out (gasp!) pictures from my first triathlon and this is one of my favorites: I was so nervous and had no idea what I was doing. …

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    How To Be A Happier Triathlete

    Are you a happy triathlete? Sometimes I am, sometimes I’m not. In fact, I was actually a very unhappy, frustrated and discouraged triathlete until I quit these things. I recently came across this article that talks about the 7 habits of people with remarkable mental toughness …

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    The 2014 Riverbluff Olympic Triathlon Recap

    The Riverbluff Triathlon is one of our favorite races. This is the 3rd year we’ve done it and we always have a blast! The race has grown over the past few years, yet is still has that small town feel to it– everyone cheers each …

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    What I Learned From My First Triathlon – Catherine’s Story

    Davey and I talk a lot about how to overcome your fears of the swim and how to train for a triathlon despite not having any experience in the pool because, for the majority of people, the swim is the toughest part of a triathlon. …

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    The Perfect Triathlon Workout For You

    When it comes to training for a triathlon, it can sometimes be a challenge to fit in a workout. Somedays, most likely on the weekend, you may have a few hours to get in a long run or bike ride. On the other hand, you may not …

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    5 Things I Learned at the Chicago Triathlon – Davey’s Edition

    Like Jess said in her last post, we thought it would be cool to do our Chicago Triathlon race review in a different way. Ok, so many of these things I already knew, but it was good to reinforce them. Because, the truth is, sometime …

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    5 Awesome Things About The Chicago Triathlon – Jess’s Edition

    Instead of writing a typical race report where we blab about how we felt on the swim, bike and run, we thought it’d be fun to do a different type of race recap of our latest race, The Lifetime Chicago Olympic Triathlon. Davey and I are both going …

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