Woman Runs Marathon for the Love of Dogs
Why would a first time marathon runner attempt to run the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon? If you meet Laren Parente you will learn that she is not and avid runner, but she is an animal lover and for the love of dogs (rescue dogs) she is willing to run 26.2 miles.
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Kahlefeldt and Vodickova win Challenge Batemans Bay
Perfect conditions, a stunning course and one of the deepest mens pro fields seen at an Australian half distance race delivered an exciting day of racing at the inaugural Challenge Batemans Bay. ... Full Story
Mike Hebe of Team USA at the ITU Long Course World Championships in France.
The race took place in Belfort, a small town in Northeastern France, very close to the Swiss border.
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The Basics of Bike Maintenance for Triathletes
Triathletes spend endless hours and dollars on their bodies, but sometimes neglect equipment basics. The bike however, is the most sophisticated apparatus in a triathlete’s arsenal and as such, knowing how to address issues as they arise can make a world of difference between an incredible split and precious time wasted. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of the four essentials every athlete should know how to do on their bike.
Runaway wins for Griffin & Hauschildt at Challenge Melbourne
Australia’s Leon Griffin was the best on course today in tough conditions to win Challenge Melbourne from a world-class field, edging out rising star Nick Kastelein and ... Full Story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Three Important Leg Strengthening Intervals for Triathletes
Most triathletes have mastered the art of endurance. The extended hours spent training for the swim, bike and run puts the cardiovascular system into overdrive, which in some cases can leave the rest of your body struggling to keep up.
Building leg strength to match the cardiovascular machine you have developed is key to success on the bike. This task however, can be quite daunting.
How to Succeed On Your First Triathlon - and Still Get a Life
Triathlon training is no easy task. It requires full focus, strong will, determination, and the spirit to continue and not quit. I’ve known a lot of people who jumped into the triathlon bandwagon only to get drowned by laziness, wrong expectations and failure to prioritize. Getting into the triathlon is committing yourself into a life of discipline, self-control and
A Triathlete’s Kick Is Vital to Swimming Success
The physique of a professional athlete is directly proportional to their sport. If you were asked to envision a swimmer, ideally you’d picture some with a v-tapered torso and an impressive core.
Triathletes themselves are a unique breed because of the combination of three separate sports that must be honed to perfection under intense condition. Swimming, which is one of the three disciplines that each triathlete needs to master, has often come under scrutiny for the most practical techniques that should be applied.
The Solution to Race Morning Breakfast Conundrums
Triathletes are often too anxious or nervous to diet properly on race morning. Skipping breakfast however even on regular days can be devastating and it can be more catastrophic on race days so, that avenue is definitely not an option. The good news is, having breakfast on race day can be a more pleasant experience with adequate preparation.