The Indoor Experience
Monday, 10 March 2014 06:10
Producers of more indoor triathlons than any other institution in the US, Life Time Fitness has staged three of the thirteen such events that will take place in Minnesota LTF clubs this year. Their Plymouth club's race was on February 23. Their Fridley and Lakeville clubs conducted indoor swim-trainer-treadmill events on March 2.
Here's some stuff about those cool events...
Love For Macklemore & Jimmy Fallon...
Sunday, 09 March 2014 06:10
(Photo - L - R - Heather Lendway, a kid, Lisa Lendway, another kid.)
While her sister Heather was busy winning Nationals and finishing a close second in the race for the USAT AOY award last year, Lisa Lendway was rocking her best tri season ever. The former Minnesota Rookie of th Year nominee (2005) won two races and podiumed in four others, results that earned her second MMA nomination, this time for Most Improved.
If you don't already know Lisa, we're happy to report that she's an awesome person. She's got several kids and likes Macklemore, J.R. Tolkein, the food at Cheeky Monkey and the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon....
Sunday, 09 March 2014 00:10
Stuff About Winter Running...
Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:10
ED. Sure, we should have posted this last month. The reason we're doing so now is because yesterday the Groundhog saw his shadow AGAIN.
By Marty Munson (triathlon.competitor.com)
Winter running breeds some interesting misconceptions, so we decided to get the straight story. We enlisted the help of one of the key scientists studying cold-weather workouts: John Castellani, Ph.D., research physiologist at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Mass. See if you can separate the truths from the lies below—and stay warm and fit all winter.
Winter running burns more calories.
True or False.
Sorry, put the French fries down. Unless you’re running through snow or mud, you’re not...
Friday, 07 March 2014 00:10
By Devon Palmer (palmertri.wordpress.com)
The track and field world was up in arms this weekend over an absurd scandal. Remember our scandal at Ironman Florida where the champion was nearly disqualified over a helmet sticker issue? THIS SCANDAL IS WAY JUICIER!
One of Minnesota’s ass-kicking pro runners, Gabe Grunewald, demolished the women’s 3k. She just jetted away from the field at the finish. Race won by a healthy margin. She was a national champion and headed to the indoor world championships. Cool stuff for us Minnesotans. Another reminder of how great we are relative to Wisconsin and Iowa. You heard me.
Well as you can imagine, when running at high speed on a tight little indoor track there may be jostling. And if you’ve seen the movie Days of Thunder, you know that RUBBING IS RACING (if you’re unfamiliar, take thirty seconds to get familiar by...
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