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Newest Articles


Thomas Jefferson Would Have Been a Triathlete
Independence Day Special: If One of Our Founding Fathers Had Been a Triathlete, it Would Have Been Thomas Jefferson
Do What You Can
When you can't train the way you want, train the way you can
How to Eat Right for Cycling
Recovery foods and fluids for cycling and triathlon
Are You Sitting on Your Bike Wrong?
Bike position for triathletes: back, legs, abs, arms and more
Fighting Fatigue
Why Am I So Tired?
Kick your ITBS to the curb
A first person account of how I stopped having IT band issues

Gear Reviews

Giro Air Attack Shield
I was very excited to have purchased this helmet. Now I'm looking at peeling the stickers off.
Xterra Vector Pro
I cannot recommend this wetsuit or Xterra as a company. The zipper broke on my Vector Pro on the first fitting. Xterra refused to replace the wetsuit or repair the zipper under w[...]

Race Reports

Patriot Half Triathlon
Race report: http://262toboylstonstreet.blogspot.com/
Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake
The volunteers were incredible. I can't say enough about how friendly and helpful everyone was. It was a long, hot day and everyone at every aid station was cheering, helpful and ve[...]
Broome County Triathlon
This is a lovely race, perfect for new-comers to the sport or uncertain swimmers, or as a low-key tuneup race for anyone. It's an open water swim without the distractions of chop, m[...]
  • First Tri: Don't Fall Off Your Bike

    I needed to reduce my BMI for health reasons and I spent all winter in spinning class and swimming back and forth in the pool, keeping up with my steps on FitBit until one day I asked my step-brother, a Triathlete, what are my goals?  How much riding in place, pool laps and steps are “good”?  With[...]

  • First IM: Racing after breaking a toe

    Hello, my name is Corey Pesson aka CPesson and this is my journey and story. It all started about three years ago when several friends talked me into getting a road bike and start training and racing. After doing so, it wasn’t very long I was asked to do my first sprint triathlon. Now although it was a bit of a s[...]

  • First: Done. On to the Second!

    So, I finished my first sprint triathlon. I enjoyed it and want more. In preparation for the next one, which is going to be held in March, I created a training plan to balance of what I can do better in training and racing.I did my first triathlon in October 28th 2015. It was the 5th race of the Copa Brasil Triathlon c[...]

  • Race To The Race

    Vineman 70.3 race report I am writing this for myself and my family, friends and acquaintances who may or may not know about triathlon, or what the process was like for me to get to this point. This year was the 20th anniversary of the Vineman, and the race would be my first 70.3 distance triathlon. The Vineman[...]

  • First Tri Experience, Start to Finish

    “So, why did you decide to do a triathlon?”  This was the question I got pretty frequently, with some variations that included, “why the heck” and “what were you thinking?”  The second question I got was always, “You’re going to swim in the Schuylkill river?!&rd[...]

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    The training program was great!
    The training program was great, I just finished my first race yesterday. I thor[...]
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    BT is an invaluable resource
    I've done a lot of running in the past three years but only started triathlons l[...]
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    Thank You! This site is all good!! Now all I have to do is just get pass the s[...]
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    Your plan worked like a treat!
    I followed your 20 week IM training plan pretty much to the letter and completed[...]