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Suzie's Going to Mexico...

suzie-and-b.gifPhoto - B & S, i.e. Brendon and Suzie.

By Suzie Fox (suz--news.blogspot.com)

My new coaching company is called FOX ENDURANCE. For more information on personalized endurance training plans please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Fox Endurance has partnered with NOW TRIATHLON CLUB and I will also be racing for their team moving forward, check out the brand new 2014 NOW Tri unis, for more info on the NOW Tri Club click here

B and I just went to FL for a week and were fortunate enough to get to swim at the National Training Center in Clermont twice. What a beautiful facility and pool, I want to go back!  ...

Tzatziki & Monasteries..

tzatziki.gifHey MTN Guys,

I know you asked for an updateies over a month ago, so apologies, but you asked about cool things we've been up to and I wanted to be able to include some fun things about my recent travels. After the season ended last year I "took it easy" for a few weeks but got back into a good training routine fairly quickly. I've done a few masters swim meets this winter, which are pretty low key compared to any sort of...

Superfitness & Baked Ziti...

julie-pose.gifAccording to the "Likes" section of her Facebook page, Duluth tri-studdette JULIE HENDRICKSON is into Bud Light and Stouffer's frozen entrees.

Who isn't?

From the photo section of her FB page we learned that she has an awesome body and can do stuff most people can't, like that thing she's doing in the photo (L). What is that?

We also learned that she has a friend named Jill (photo below R).

Julie Hendrickson is married to a guy named Mike, who is also named Hendrickson, and is an accomplished triathlete, too. Mike and Julie got married back in 2000, when Mike was like 12 and Julie was like 10. We don't know if the couple has any pets, but we hope they do.....

Stuff About Calorie Deprivation...

eating.gifBy Matt Dixon (triathlon.competitor.com)


Triathlon coach Matt Dixon answers a question about utilizing fat as a source of energy by reducing calorie intake during long workouts.

Q: I have heard that to teach the body to utilize fat as a source of energy you should deprive yourself of calories during lower-intensity, longer workouts. What do you think of this theory—is it a smart option for the amateur triathlete?

A: Let’s first look at how nutrition fits as an overall component of training. Many athletes and coaches fall into the trap of viewing each component of...

Calming Pre-Race Nerves...

toilet-girl.gifBy Triathlete.com

Being nervous before a race is normal, and can even help you race faster by getting those endorphins flowing. But there’s a fine line between having butterflies in your stomach and hurling into a trashcan five minutes before the start. Here are some tips to keep you calm, cool and collected before the gun goes off.

1.    Music: These days, MP3 players are the size of your thumb and can easily be stashed away in your transition bag prior to heading down to the start or...

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