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Countdown Calendar...

calendarED. We invite you to read and enjoy the next installment in Michelle Andres' "Road to Kona" blog. Good stuff.

By Michelle Andres (teamandreskona.blogspot.com)

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Racing For Kersten...

kerstenED. We just received this letter from our good friend Bill Benning and felt that it deserved to bypass the Content Queue and be posted immediately.

July 15, 2013

This past Saturday I competed in the Lifetime Triathlon. Although the event isn

Stuff About Maintaining Muscle Mass...

legs

NEWS FLASH! Yesterday's Ztri at Pokegama Lake south of Grand Rapids was won by local star, Tara Makinen and Wrenshall resident, Bill Kelley, last year's 3rd place finisher. That's all we know, other than it was a spectacular day weatherwise. We'll post a results link soon.

How to finish an IM without losing muscle...

By Ben Greenfield (for trifuel.com)

Even though triathlon is the fastest growing sport on the planet, and the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run Ironman races sell out thousands of slots in just a few minutes, it can be a bit depressing when you realize that conventional triathlon training doesn

Steve's New Knees...

kneesA note from STEVE EDMONDSON

This message is for MTN:

Hi Guys, I don't know if you remember me, I was the 600 LB man you did an article on. I have

been maintaining around 220 Lbs, and had my summer schedule set. 3 days before Buffalo, my left knee locked up. So on June 11th,

I had total knee replacement on both knees that was 3 weeks ago. Today I did an 8 mile bike ride on my new knees. My knees felt the

best they have in 37 years..I had my first chunk of cartilage taken out in 1976. The new knees they gave me are called Stryker...

Stuff About Fueling Performance & Facilitating Recovery...

cherriesFoods to Fuel Long Training Sessions

By Angela Caprigno (usatriathlon.org)

If you are considering a triathlon this season, please note that adjustments to your approach on nutrition and hydration are just as important as adjustments to your workout regimen. No different than your favorite auto in the driveway, if you want your body to go further it requires more fuel

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