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Cooking Shows & SpongeBob...

spngeBob.gifrestaurant-impossibe.gifA few days ago we posted a story about the musical preferences of some of our state's prominent triathetes. Today, we reveal the TV watching preferences of five triathletes from Rochester.

- BILL NEVALA - Bill's into a show called "Restaurant Impossible." We've never heard of it (we have Basic Cable), so we Googled it. Appropriately, it's on the Food Network and is hosted by a muscular guy named Robert Irvine, like the city in Orange County, California. His recipe for Pumpkin Lasagna ...

Dating Advice For Triathletes...

UnderpantsRun-04371.gifBy Holly Bennett (triathlon.competitor.com)

 

The topic of Internet dating — and particularly how people portray themselves in their online profiles — featured prominently in a recent conversation among my friends. I know several veterans of the online dating scene, and their sagas of stretched truths and disturbing surprises (and, fortunately, also some real-life success stories) are plentiful.

This got me thinking: How would one go about crafting the perfect dating profile ......

Fit City U.S.A....

fat-bike.gif(Today.com - Yesterday) Where in America should you go if you want to be "healthy, wealthy and wise"? TODAY's special series looks at top places in the US in each category — and you may be surprised at the winners.

Which city is considered the healthiest, fittest in America? It's not a sunny, bikini-weather spot like Miami Beach or Malibu. It's a city famous for its frequent sub-zero temperatures, where residents need snow coats and ear muffs for months of the year: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Minn., according to the American College of Sports Medicine's most recent American Fitness Index....

Musical Motivation...

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(Photos - Taylor Swift and Leftover Cuties.)

One of MTN's goals is to get triathletes (and duathletes, of course) to talk to eat other, i.e. to build community through interaction. This is the purpose of our periodic "Off Course" features, like the one we posted last Tuesday about Jason Crisp. We want, in Jason's case, for someone he's never met to approach him at a race site, ...

Stuff About Processed Sugar...

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By Bob Seebohar (usatriathlon.org)

It’s no secret that triathletes like their sugar. It’s also no secret that there is a direct correlation between refined, processed sugars and the increased risk of some disease rates. So, what is a triathlete to do? Well, the obvious answer is to rid your diet of these sugars as much as possible and replace them with better carbohydrate-containing foods such as fruit, vegetables and whole grains.

Refined, processed sugars really have no business being in the triathlete’s daily nutrition plan, ...

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