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Transition Training Tip – Why Use a Race Belt?

You’ve seen them laying around the transition area, coiled haphazardly next to someone’s run shoes and/or hat…the race bib run belt. What makes this small, piece of race day equipment so helpful to your transition? The race belt holds your ...

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Baby it’s Cold Outside!

What do you do when the weather just beckons you to stay under the warm blankets? Stay inside and work on some body strengthening exercises. As important as it is to swim, bike, and run to train for your upcoming ...

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Want to be Stronger? Work That Core!

Most people don’t realize how important a strong core is to not only running, swimming, and biking but it is also important for daily functional movement. The core is made up of more than just your abdominal muscles. It also ...

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Stronger Knees? Yes! With Split Squats

        By Brian Schiff A problem many runners face is diminished strength in the hips and core, which can predispose them to knee pain as the miles add up. Current research suggests that strengthening both the hips ...

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Finding the Right Running Shoe

The new year is upon us and many of you will be becoming triathletes in 2014. Before you begin your training program it is a good idea to get fitted for some good running shoes. Visit a local specialty run ...

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I Am In Transition….What Do I Do Now?

Transition seems to be a really stressful part of triathlon when you are just beginning. But there are some easy steps you can take to make this part of your race a little more simple. 1. Practice your transition mentally: ...

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Recovery Tips

Recovery (The return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength.) Many of us know how to go, go, go and put our bodies through relentless hours of training, but did you know that “gains” are made in your ...

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