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The No-Brainer-Nutrition-Plan

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photoSolid nutrition principles for those not wanting to put a lot of thought into eating healthy.

The Best Heart-Rate Monitors Around

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photoSo for the triathlete, where do you begin? Which model is best? Here are some features to consider before looking at specific models.

Finding the Right Running Shoes

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photoTo avoid a myriad of injuries (joint pain to your knees, ankles, hips, shin splints, foot pain, bruises), it’s invaluable to find the right running shoes.

The “9-to-5ers” Triathlon Training Program (Sprint and Olympic Distances)

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photoYou’ll find you can work these general routines around your work and family commitments, while keeping yourself fit enough for Sprint or Olympic triathlon distances.

The Triathlete’s Little Instruction Book

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photo“Too bad there’s not anything like this for triathletes.” There are a million books and articles on how to train. One of the toughest parts of triathlon training is how to fit them into everyday life.

Fall Discounts for Triathletes - Part II

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photoGetting fall discounts on triathlon equipment is more difficult than finding the Great Pumpkin, right? Well, I’m here to say it isn’t so. Deals for triathletes are plentiful - you just have to look.

Yoga for Triathletes

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photoYoga’s something where one stands in a bizarre and ridiculous pose, listening to new age music, right? Wrong! Check out this primer for beginners.

Best-of-the-Best 2005 Triathlon Products, People and Venues

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photoBT'ers vote on all of their favorite products, sites and people. See results for the sports of swim, bike, run and triathlon.

The “9-to-5ers” Triathlon Training Program (Half-Ironman and Ironman Distances)

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photoThis is not an easy task, especially for the “9-to-5er” with family. But you can do it – all without sacrificing your marriage, job or family.

Navy Seals Sprint/Olympic Program - 9 Weeks

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photoA Navy Seals program modified specifically for triathletes. Heavy on the running, swimming, push/pull-ups and sit-ups, will you find yourself man (or woman) enough to finish?

Road Bike Maintenance 101

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photoLearn to perform routine maintenance on your bike. Knowing basic maintenance will make you a better rider. You’ll also come to recognize the complexity and beauty of this machine.

The Frugal Triathlete

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photoLet’s face it, triathloning can be expensive. However, there are many ways for the frugal triathlete to pay for equipment, training, travel, and race entry fees without going broke.

Navy Seals 1/2 Ironman Plan - 9 week Program

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photoA Navy Seals program modified specifically for triathletes. This workout is DIFFICULT!!! The weight training portion alone may make you cry.

February 2006 Triathlon News

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photoA distillate of February happenings regarding races, workshops, products and news.

Live to Run Another Day

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photoRunning doesn’t cause injuries – runners do. Nine out of ten times, running injuries occur because you’re overdoing something. You’re running too far, too fast, or too much.
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Chris Tull is a writer based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Once upon a time, he was a ‘burgers-and-beer-only’ kind of guy. Chris has since lightened up on the diet and added yoga, weight lifting, and (of course) triathlon training to the mix.