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  • Run Smart and Triathlete's Training Guide
    Local author releases pair of running, triathlon books
    Are you wondering what to get this holiday season for your runner or triathlete? In addition to a sports massage, compression socks or another can of recovery drink, you now have a couple of local book options. Boulder coach, athlete and author...
  • Athletes prepare for the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.
    How to follow the Ironman World Championship on Saturday
    The Ironman World Championship, a.k.a. Ironman Hawaii or Kona Ironman, takes place on Saturday, October 11. Those wanting to watch the race or follow specific athletes can do so online at ironman.com.Coverage will focus primarily on the...
  • relationship on the rocks
    Don’t get divorced over triathlon
    In a couple of weeks nearly 3000 athletes will descend upon Boulder for the inaugural Boulder Ironman triathlon race. Many of these 3000 triathletes will find their relationships in a precarious state. While the triathletes feel the accumulated...
  • Power Crunch Bars
    Power Crunch delivers
    A few weeks ago I was out buying sports nutrition products for my son to use before his track meet. I happened to notice that there were some empty boxes on the shelf. I mentioned it to the clerk at check out and she said "oh yeah the Power...
  • La Jolla Swim & Sport
    New La Jolla shop keeps the cove swimmer and triathlete in mind
    Long time La Jolla resident Adriana Issakov had a nagging realization; her town lacked certain consumer goods that any self-respecting beach community should have. As a regular cove swimmer, Assakov found herself traveling outside the village to...
  • Alter G Treadmill
    No running for two weeks - a triathlete's nightmare
    What’s a triathlete to do when they hear that from their physical therapist, 'no running for 2 weeks'. Many will fall right into a running depression. They’ll start wondering how can my training stay on track, how much will I...
  • Training
    How a strong health foundation can prevent injury
    While it may be hard enough to train for one sport and stay healthy – it is an even bigger challenge to train for three disciplines while maintaining a positive well-being. So how can you avoid cutting a season short because of an injury?...
  • TRX should be on your Holiday List
    TRX should be on any triathlete's holiday wish list
    Functional training is mentioned in any article about strength training for triathletes these days. Doing exercises that focus on balance, stability and movement efficiency will make you a stronger triathlete. Winter is a great time to focus on...
  • Cyber Monday deal - Bani Band
    Cyber Monday deals for fashionable triathletes
    The deals are starting already for Cyber Monday. Don't miss out on this one for your favorite female triathlete (or soccer, LAX, tennis, volleyball player and the list goes on). Bani Bands are soft grip headbands made with fun prints that are...
  • The appetizers line before the awards kicked off.
    Results and photos from the 2012 Minnesota Multisport Awards
    Gear West Bike and Tri underwent a transformation late Saturday afternoon. Most of the retail space turned into an open "party" venue at Gear West B&T for the 2012 "Minnesota Multisport Awards." The awards were 6-9 pm on...
  • Hedgecock winning the HyVee Triathlon.
    Predictions for tonight's Minnesota Multisport Awards
    Tonight is the 13th annual Minnesota Multisport Awards at Gear West Bike and Tri. The best multisport athletes in Minnesota will be recognized for their hard work over the 2012 season.Yesterday, I posted all of the nominees, and today I'll...
  • Shelly running on the Alter G
    Alter G Treadmill comes to the Capital District for a demo
    My Christmas wish is to weigh 102 pounds. Why? Because it feels incredible to run at that weight. Of course I would probably also be sent to the hospital, so I’ll take the alternative which would be training on the Alter G treadmill. The...
  • Biestmilch
    Natural way to boost immunity may work for triathletes
    The weather is turning colder and flu season is just around the corner. Triathletes are headed into the off season which means a change in training schedules with fewer hours and a bit more recovery time. Some athletes find they get sick as they...
  • Race Car Minds
    Exercise and ADHD along with a Race Car Minds Coach means Success
    Exercise is good for you. We all know it, but for some groups it may be necessary for a better life. Julie Gauer, a Capital District resident, avid cyclist, mother of four (one with ADHD), and someone diagnosed with adult ADHD has started Race Car...
  • Team LUNA Chix hosts swim clinic
    Triathletes should learn flip turns
    As a coach I cringe when people do lousy open turns in the pool. Most swimmers pull themselves up SO high on the wall (maybe there is extra air up there) then turn, look at the other end of the pool, and push off chest facing the end of the pool...
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