Minnesotans Rock the AOYs!
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 06:10
The 2015 USAT Athletes of the Year were announced yesterday and, once again, Minnesotans stole the show. With three AOYs and ten HMs, ours was the most decorated state in the Land.
Our state’s three Athletes of the Year are:
- Patrick Parish – Elite Duathlete (selfie photo L)
- Matthew Payne – Amateur Duathlete
- Tony Schiller - Masters Triathlete (photo L)...
Tony, Cheryl, Matt & Kevin Garner National Honors...
Monday, 22 February 2016 06:10
ED. Here are USAT's 2015 Triathletes of the Year. Not including Gwen Jorgenson (US Elite Triathlete of the Year) and Honorary Minnesotan Greg Taylor, four Minnesotans are honored here. We will post our commentary on Wednesday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A talented collection of national and world champion triathletes comprise the 2015 USA Triathlon Age-Group Triathletes of the Year, an award presented annually by Garmin and selected by USA Triathlon’s Age Group Committee....
Triathlon Running Pace...
Monday, 22 February 2016 00:10
By Stephanie Liles-Weyant (triathlon.competitor.com)
Q: I have done a lot of running races, but I’m doing my first triathlon this season. How will my typical running pace change for a triathlon?
A: There is a difference in how you’ll feel running off your bike compared to how you feel during a running-only race. During my first triathlon, I was riding my bike into T2 and saw the athletes going out on the run, looking sluggish. I thought, “I’m going to beat them all!” Little did I know exactly how my legs would feel when I started running—heavy and slow. That is one thing that you don’t expect when doing a triathlon, but there are ways to prepare yourself. For most athletes, there’s about a 1–2-minute difference between a freestanding 5K time and their triathlon 5K time....
Hooked on Reese's & Modern Family....
Sunday, 21 February 2016 00:10
WARNING: Some content may be slighty embellished.
On Friday we posted WADE CRUSER's 2015 tri accomplishments and predicted that he'd have another breakout season in 2016, one that may land him a Most Improved nomination and perhaps even a berth on Team Minnesota. Today, we're going to introduce you to Wade the Guy.
When Wade is not training he is either doing his full-time job--Gas and Electric Meter Maintenance--playing with his dogs, binge-watching Netflix stuff or eating Doritos.
Wade has a pretty girlfriend named Deanna. She has a great smile and looks awesome in her oversized sun glasses. She has a pair of pearl earrings that Wade may or may not have purchased for her...
Oxygen Training for Elite Performance...
Saturday, 20 February 2016 00:10
Over the years, The McCarthy Project has seen or worked with everything from hyperbaric tents and systems, altitude training, and virtual reality trainers, for the simple purpose of gaining an edge for athletes. After many years of searching, The McCarthy Project believes that oxygen and oxygen training could be one of those Rosetta stones for athletes. It amazes the mind that you could move all around the idea of taking oxygen away, sleeping...
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