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devonBy Devon Palmer (palmertri.wordpress.com - posted July 1)

I am a fan of Ironman racing. Coverage varies race by race but there is always someone I am rooting for at these events. Usually with domestic races I know a few of the pros and there are a few local athletes to check up on. Even if all the coverage available is sporadic updates and tweets from people who are at the race I pay attention. I

Stuff About Maintaining Muscle Mass...

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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

The Lay's Potato Chips of Triathlons...

king and queen(Photo - Queen Reilly, King Isaac and Amy, who is an UBER-HOOT!)

Croixathlon VIII - On a weekend acned with multisport events, approximately 200 of our region's swim-bike-runners descended on Camp St. Croix south of Hudson, Wisconsin to participate in the 8th annual Croixathlon, which is arguably the "funnest" triathlon in the upper Midwest. It starts with its buccaneery theme, played lovingly to the hilt by race directors Amy and Gretchen and the other woman whose name we can never remember. All three of those ladies purposely

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