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2 Tickets To Paradise. Race Report Part 2 by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is Part 2 on the past weekends Paradise Triathlon If you missed Part 1, just click here. But before I get into my race report, here’s a little about the race ... Read on »
2 Tickets To Paradise. Paradise Triathlon Race Report Part 1 by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This weekend was the much anticipated season kick-off event here on the east coast. The Paradise Triathlon ". This is part 1 of a multi part series about the event. This ... Read on »
Summer Solstice 50k ITT by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This event is a club tradition every year, on the Tuesday closest to the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice, we run a special, 50k event more than double our week ... Read on »
Epic Training Weekend by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon An extended long weekend for me thanks to a civic holiday, and a few extra hours worked last week. That made for a full weekend of training in preparation for some upcom ... Read on »
You know you are in Newfoundland When! by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon You go out for a run inn a rain storm, and come back with heat stroke! You base your attire on the Wind Chill, and it’s June 16th ! You finally switch over from snow t ... Read on »
Healthy Recipes for Athletes and Cyclists? by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon An interesting email found it’s way to my inbox today. Bicycling.com periodically finds my email account. I must have signed up for something at one point in time. There ... Read on »
Reason I love St. John’s No 28 by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This travel blog photo's source is TravelPod page: 4. Foggy Houses, St. John's, Canada You wouldn’t think that the windchill would be a factor in June. I planned my ... Read on »
Chicago Wins Stanley Cup. by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks for capturing the Stanley Cup last night with a 4 to 3 overtime win over the Philadelphia flyers, in Philadelphia. For the n ... Read on »
Flexibility by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon That’s the most important trait any weekend warrior triathlete can have, IMHO. Not being able to do the sideways splits or bending over backwards like the pic above, but ... Read on »
Back in the saddle by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I’m Back much to the relief of the thousands of followers who rush to their computers every morning for my next update. Here’s the update. The Wednesday following my 20k ... Read on »
Free Training Tools. Must Read for New Triathletes. by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Here are a couple of tools to help out with training and race planning. These can save you a lot of time trying to set out your paces for training sessions, or for races if ... Read on »
Power to the Pedals Review (Part 2) by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon That's me at last years June 11 20K ITT As promised, part 2 of my review of the Power to the Pedals program. In Part 1 I gave an overview of the program, with some in ... Read on »
Amy Kloner, The Return by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Long Weekends. I love-em, but I hate-em. As good as they are, the letdown when you return after an extended long weekend is just purely depressing. And I am not sure whe ... Read on »
Race Hydration, Opposing Views by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is a hot topic that is very important to training and racing, especially as the distances go up. I recently read an article in Triathlete Magazine titled “Fuel b ... Read on »
Ironman 101: SMART goal setting. by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Click here to check out a pretty cool post by Tri James at Ironman 101 on goal setting. He came across a clever acronym “SMART” which lists five key attributes for good ... Read on »
Race Report 2010 Harbour Front 10K by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon That’s a great shot. We don’t have tens of thousands lining up like at The New York Marathon , but look at that backdrop. That’s Cabot Tower high on top of Signal Hill . ... Read on »
Cyclist Tragedies in Quebec by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A tough and tragic weekend for cyclists and triathletes in Quebec as no less than 4 cyclists in 2 separate incidents lost their lives in collisions with motor vehicles ... Read on »
140 Point 6 Miles: Triathlon Conversion Calculators by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Just a quick post to point everyone in the direction of KC for a link to a cool site that has a bunch of very cool pace calculators. Check it out. 140 Point 6 Miles: Tri ... Read on »
Nutraceuticals, What are they? by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon OK Before you watch the entire video clip above, guess what it’s about? You may have to watch the first few seconds or so to get the gist, so go ahead, click, watch ... Read on »
Disney, Ironman Florida, and Blisters. by Flatoutjim Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So what do these items have in common? My week in Florida was pretty much a whirlwind. Our schedule included Friday at Seaworld , Saturday at Universal , Sunday at Clearw ... Read on »