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By Ruth Brennan Morrey

  

6) Stop reading triathlon magazines.  I admit, it can be fun to read triathlon magazines and articles. We invest a lot of time and energy into our sport so it can be appealing to read what others are doing, read about new nutrition fads, and seek seemingly novel information.  I’ve learned that any advice/fad that claim to make you stronger, fitter, faster is probably interest driven hype.  I was to blame too—and would compare myself to others.  “Am I doing enough?” was always my question.

Upon checking things out with my science driven coach, I received this answer, ...

Do the Work. And Don't Worry...

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By Ruth Brennan Morrey

 

Ten LIght Hearted Lessons I learned in First Pro Year.

During my first year racing as a professional triathlete, lessons were plentiful—a new coach, training with power, racing internationally, were all a part of my growth and increased experience. By no means do I have it all figured out as triathlon, and life, is always a work in progress. Here is a lighthearted glimpse of what I learned last year.  

 

1) Train with power, if you can.  Last year was my first year training with power.  I didn’t anticipate just how important power based training would be until I started using the tool.  You hear this all the time. Of course, power meters are not essential to get to the finish line, but coupled with strategy and common sense “feel”, it ...

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Duathlon 101...

Rescheduled

 

ATTENTION: Due to weather, this event has been moved to March 1. We hope to see you there.

 

What's your goal for 2014? Completing your first duathlon? Placing top in your age group? We want to help you succeed and ROCK.THE.CORE! ...

Brian's Plans...

artwork.gifED. Brian Sames was the runner-up for 2012 Minnesota Rookie of the Year and winner of the 2013 Male Most Improved award. Last week he sent MTN his tentative 2014 racing schedule. Check it out. Also, we found this awesome pic (L) on Brian's FB page. It doesn't have anything to do with this post, but we thought it was too cool not to share.

 

Hey MTN,
 
First off its great to hear from you and I hope everything is going well. As for me, I’ve been trying to keep myself busy with training and with the weather being as chilly as it is, I’ve been swimming and biking much more than I ever had and definitely looking forward to getting the season started....

LBTL Du Slated For May 18...

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Land Between the Lakes Press Release

If you are a triathlete or duathlete, you know that the race season in the midwest begins in earnest starting in late May. We are sure many would argue that the very best triathlon events can be found in our great state bewteen the months of June and September. ....

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