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foodI've Got Energy Balls...

By Brian Maas (Brian's Cool Blog)

It is SO not what you think. This blog entry is about nutritional balls of energy. Nothing about having balls of endurance, which is a completely different subject for another day.

Whilst at Podium Boy's recent swim meet, one of the parents introduced me to a home concoction which everyone simply gobbled up, especially the swimmers. When I first looked at them, they sort of reminded me of what my dogs leave in the backyard. So, I was very hesitant to try them at first. I mean, have a look....

Carrying All That Stuff...

stuffBy Greg Kopecky

(March 6 - slowtwitch.com)

Triathlons

Every Stroke Counts...

strokeBy Trismarter (for trifuel.com)

Swimmers like to count, and as triathletes, we too are swimmers. We count yards and meters. We count seconds (and even tenths of seconds!). We count laps. And we also count strokes.

Counting strokes is a bit mysterious to those new to and/or outside of swimming. Non-swimmers seem to be able to wrap their heads around distances and durations, probably because that is what we see when we watch a competition: a swimmer racing for 400 meters in 4 minutes. It's a pretty basic concept. However, counting strokes is not as black and white as that. When we count strokes, what we are doing is judging how efficiently we travel a distance in acertain duration. Stroke count is, then, a measurement of efficiency.

When we count strokes, we can make a few assumptions:

Finding Awesomeness...

swimmersSix Steps to an Awesome Triathlon

By Nicole Drummer (for usatriathlon.org)

As we head into race season, we are often very focused on our training preparation for our upcoming race. But triathlons are complicated beasts, and the more planning and preparation you put into all aspects involved in racing, the better. Logistics such as travel, lodging, specific race logistics and your specific race plan should be attended to in a structured manner. If you don

Almost Famous...

devonBy Devon Palmer (palmertri.wordpress.com)

I had my greatest moment of feeling almost famous at packet pickup before the Rochester Triathlon in 2010. It was my first pro season and I

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