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Article on Triathlon Swimming Technique by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Jun 2009 10:11pm Triathlon Swimming in a Nutshell Marty Gaal - June 2003 The swim portion of a triathlon is usually one of the biggest challenges for both newcomers and veterans in the sport. The swim of even the shortest sprint event presents a host of difficulties. You may find yourself surrounded by thrashing bodies, gasping for air, when someone inadvert ... Read on »
Ironman Syracuse 70.3 Race Report by Kelly Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 12:00am Pop some popcorn, sit back and relax...this is going to be a long one. So, this was my first Ironman branded 70.3, and the biggest race I've ever participated in.  It was also in my hometown of Syracuse, so I knew a ton of people that were racing, spectating and volunteering.  Going into the race, I surprisingly did not feel any pressure to ... Read on »
Maybe I don’t hate swimming as much as I thought I did by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Jul 2010 6:54pm I blame it on Mississippi. (In fact, I blame most everything negative that has happened in the past 4 years on Mississippi.) My biggest challenge (in triathlon) since moving to the Magnolia State has been my swim. First, I started getting calf cramps. Big bad ones. That had never happened before in all my years swimming. F ... Read on »
Haulin' Ass by Barb Posted Wed 29 Jun 2011 3:50pm That's me this week and it's really only the beginning. Not liking my chances at feeling strong for the remainder of the week or even into Week 3 I might add. However, as my friends keep telling me "No pain, no gain". Monday morning I had my first Personal Training session with coach Jodie. The hope is that she will be able to critique and imp ... Read on »
Yoga’s Far Reaching Effects on Endurance Athletics: Triathlon by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 1:04pm By Krystle Potter To some triathlon is just swim, bike, and run for a really long time, and that it is just a sport. To some yoga is a “girly, wimpy, poor excuse for exercise or a way get a good stretch, or for those who can bend themselves into pretzels.” Unfortunately for those who view yoga and triathlon in this light completely miss what ... Read on »
Doing Wildflower This Year? Tri-California Presents Official Wildflower Triathlon Training Plans by Ben Greenfield by bengreenfield Facebook Posted Sun 30 Dec 2012 5:18pm Just in time for the 2013 triathlon training season to begin, Tri-California is proud to announce the unveiling of two complete 18 week training plans for the Wildflower Triathlon Olympic and Long Distance races. The plans, designed by coach Ben Greenfield, are available now by clicking here, and include a complete .pdf with detailed workouts ... Read on »
How to Cheat at Golf and Triathlon (Part 2) by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 2:03am Editor's Note:This is part 2 of my series entitled "How to Cheat at Gold and Triathlon." To learn how to cheat at Golf you can click HERE. There are basically three ways to cheat at triathlon in my opinion. You'll note the prominent use of the world "opinion" in the sentence above. I have used this word to make it very clear that this is j ... Read on »
Conseils sur le coaching courses de triathlon en Asie: max air spot up Phuket by laiamile Posted Tue 20 Aug 2013 4:11am Ayant vécu en Asie du Sud Est pour les quatre dernières années, j'ai eu la chance de l'entraîneur des gens pour la plupart des principaux événements dans cette partie du monde. Dans cette colonne régulière, vous en apprendrez plus sur chacun des cours, avec de nombreux conseils pratiques sur la façon de former spécifiquement pour les courses ... Read on »
Guest Post: Trying to Tri with Brigid by carlybananas Posted Fri 25 Nov 2011 7:00am Hi there! I’m Brigid from Live, Breathe, Huzzah ! Carly was kind enough to allow me to fill in for her while she’s in Mexico. While a guest post isn’t nearly as exciting as a trip to Mexico, it is something new for me (and I’m all about trying new things!). If you’d like to learn more about me and my goals, check out my 30 Before 30 bucket lis ... Read on »
How To Make A Swimming Technique Video by bengreenfield Facebook Posted Sat 19 Jun 2010 6:47am Of all the elements of triathlon, swimming is the most skill-based sport. At the Rock Star Triathlete Academy ( http://www.rockstartriathlete.com ) we've found that an inefficient swim stroke will hurt your progress even more than inefficent cycling or running. And no matter how good your fitness is, if you can't swim efficiently, n ... Read on »