"I Can't Wait for What's Next"...
Friday, 12 February 2016 00:10
By Heather Lendway (heatherlendway.com)
Ironman 70.3 Pan American Championships Race Report - My Dad and I flew into Panama City Wednesday evening, arriving at the hotel late we went right to bed. Thursday and Friday I was working remotely so I parked myself at breakfast for a few hours each morning and then my hotel room desk. It was a nice distraction from the race ahead and kept me off my feet and my mind occupied.
Thursday I was trying to figure out where to swim because the roof top ‘pool’ was more like a large hot tub and you can’t swim in the ocean in Panama City. Biking was also...
Suit Up or Stay Inside?
Thursday, 11 February 2016 00:10
By Dr. Michael Williams
When it is cold outside there’s always a question about whether to go out or stay in. Here are some tips to help you with your “in-or-out” decision.
How cold is it outside?
Temperature isn’t everything, but it’s a good place to start. There are some people who will workout outside no matter what the temperature is, but that’s not the majority of us. My minimum is about 30 degrees with biking and 0 degrees with running as below these I feel like I’m just going through the motions, and I feel that I could get more high-quality work done...
Why "Hard" Courses are Easier....
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:10
A smart strategy for finishing a hilly bike leg with energy left for the run.
By Scott Fleigelman (triathlon.competitor.com - July, 2014)
Last September I brought 15 athletes to Madison, Wis., ready to unleash their hard-earned fitness upon the Ironman Wisconsin course. On Friday morning of race week, however, several of them chose to attend the pro panel and had their confidence shaken by tales of a “brutal” bike course that would surely “chew you up and spit you out.” ...
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 00:10
As the countdown to the Rio 2016 begins, T+L is talking to Olympic hopefuls about how they travel. Here, American Triathlon favorite Gwen Jorgensen shares how food is her focus on the road.
By Gwen Jorgensen (travelandleisure.com)
Every year, my husband Patrick and I plan a trip entirely around food–an Eatcation. I’m a huge foodie, and checking restaurants around the world gets me extremely excited. Before we take-off, I make sure to check out Yelp reviews and map out Michelin-starred spots at each destination. Anytime we can try new foods or score a table at a hard-to-get-into restaurant, I consider it a success....
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