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packED. After Dan Hedgecock won the US Elite Duathlon Championship last weekend, we asked Dan's biggest fan, his totally cool dad, Troy, who watched the event, to write a race report from the standpoint

Stuff About Booze & Exercise...

drinkingBy Susan Rinkunas (For Women's Health & The Washington Post Social Reader)

Alcohol in your system is detrimental to any kind of fitness activity (except maybe on the dance floor). Here's how booze wreaks havoc on your regimen.

1. Slower Recovery

Hard workouts drain the glycogen stores (carbs stored in the liver and muscles) and leave your muscle tissue in need of repair. "Pouring alcohol into your system as soon as you finish stalls the recovery process," says Tavis Piattoly, R.D. High levels of alcohol displace the carbs, leaving your stores still 50 percent lower than normal even eight hours later, according to one study. Sip or snack on a combo of muscle-repairing protein and carbs (think low-fat chocolate milk or peanut butter on whole-wheat crackers) before tipping back....

HEDGE WINS PRO DU NATIONALS!...SLIGHTLY UPDATED...

dan(Photo by Troy Hedgecock, Dan's proud father, after his son won the USAT Elite National Du Champs.)

Race Coverage Teaser - MTN just learned that Dan Hedgecock made the most of his pro duathlon debut this morning by WINNING the USAT Elite Duathlon National Championship in Alabama. We have no details at this time but were told that fellow Minnesotan David Thompson finished 3rd, and in the women's pro race, Hedge's sweetheart, Claire Bootsma, took 7th against a stellar assemblage of veteran du-sisters. Totally Awesome!

Dan pocketed $1500 for his effort. How cool is that!

In yesterday's post we predicted that Hedgecock would finish 4th. We have never been happier to be WRONG! Congrats, Dan!

Story and photos on Tuesday......ELITE RESULTS

Are You Game Ready?

erikaBy Erika Sperl-Imhoff (http://www.thetriathlonrx.com/)

There aren

Bigger Than Yourself...

terrenceThe Story of A Tu Lado and an amazing young triathlete

By Jeremy Sartain

Every once in a blue moon you get a

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