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Saving Your ASSets

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photoTaking care of your equipment is very important, especially on a limited budget. The following are a few reminders of how to get your equipment to last as long as possible.

Race Prep: The Day is Near, So Where is Your Gear? Part 1 of 2

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photoAs race day apporaches anxiety builds. Don't let packing add to that list of worries. Part 1 is a checklist compiled by many that I have used on race day.

The 5 Minute Rule of Training

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photoMotivation can be hard to come by some days. Here are a few things I have learned to help stay focused.

Profile T2+ Aero Bar Review

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photoA brief history on aero bar evolution with a review on the bars that I own and love.

Weighing In: A Personal Perspective on Weight Loss.

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photoMost of us have gone up and down in weight so often that we have lost count. What we are looking for is a steady loss of weight which often is not found.

VIDEO: A Beginner's Guide to Triathlon Wetsuits - Part 1

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photoThe first video in this series will go through some wetsuit basics: what is a triathlon wetsuit, different styles, rules for racing with a wetsuit and wetsuit care and fit.

GOALS: Setting Them & Staying Motivated

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photoMaking goals achievable is an important part of reaching our end goal. Also, having a bar that is set high is important, so we are always striving for something better.

Get Out and TRI

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photoUntil last year an Ironman was just a dream. Now it has become a goal. I needed to start, but where?

Thinking Outside the Tri-angle

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photoFor most age-group triathletes, getting the most out of there time for quality workouts can be daunting. Think outside the triangle to get a little more.

Pay It Foward

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photoWe triathletes are a lucky lot. We have the time and the resources to enjoy a sport that is time consuming and can be very expensive. I take this opportunity to reflect on my good fortune.

VIDEO REVIEW: Amphipod RunLite 4

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photoLooking for a liquid hydration system for your runs? We review the unique Amphipod RunLite 4 belt hydration system. Other than a few small issues, it has performed well.

Staying Safe

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photoIt may seem simple, but too many athletes get hurt during the season. We all need to stay safe while we share the roads. Here are some reminders to remain alert to our surroundings.

Better Late Than Never

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photo"Finding triathlon has probably saved my life." A late bloomer shares some of his journeys on becoming a 4rth year triathlete.

Boy Am I Tired! Finding the Source of Fatigue

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photoA general observation of how fatigue can be caused by so many different sources. Finding the true reason can be as simple as watching the sun rise.

Coming Full Circle

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photoHaving three seasons under my belt I thought I knew what I was doing. That all changed with a few new challenges and a bunch of new friends.
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Ontherun

Father of two, devoted husband, Clydesdale, hope to become just an age grouper someday. Competing in the 40-44 bracket this year. Have done a 1/2 Ironman tri, a marathon and a bunch of sprint and oly distance races. Member of BT since 12-1-03