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Rehab or Pre-Hab....

ball-lady.gifBy Bethany Rutledge (triathlon.competitor.com)

Use this pre-season time to (finally!) focus on all the things you should be doing to become a better triathlete.

Though it can be tempting to jump right back into swim, bike, run preparation for 2016, there might be better areas to focus on in the off-season that could lead to more gains.

During the season, it’s difficult to focus on that extra 10 percent, which is why the winter is the time to do all the things you’ve been putting off. Sure, there are no prizes awarded at the end of the pre-hab finish line or...

Sleep is Good Stuff...

012516-alarm-clock.gifBy Marty Gaal (teamusa.org)

Sleep is a wonderful thing. It lets us recharge and wake up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to tackle another adventure. Or does it?

Your body needs sleep. But many of you are not getting enough of it. A recent review of insufficient sleep data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 35 percent of adults are not getting enough sleep. The data from 2009 shows that only about 30 percent of teens were getting enough sleep (70 percent are not getting enough). ...

Sweet and Sweaty...

IMG_7384.gifED. Here's a cool small town newspaper article about triathlete Erin Klegstad.

By Margie Holmgren (kittsonarea.com)


By now a few of us have broken some of our new years resolutions, but maybe a few of us decided to make life changes instead. Life changes, things that will stick.
For Erin Klegstad, daughter of Tom and Sharlene Klegstad, that change came several years ago.
Klegstad, grew up in Hallock and currently lives in Minneapolis/Saint Paul....

Sophomore Star!

Panamanian-nachos.gifED. Here is Slowtwitch.com's coverage of Panama 70.3, where Heather Lendway had her best half IM ever! Photo - The Panmanian nachos that Heather and her dad, Stopwatch Greg, enjoyed at TGI Friday's after the race.

By Herb Krabel (slowtwitch.com)

Lauren Brandon was first out of the water in 21:44, but Sarah Haskins, Heather Lendway and Lauren Goss were all within 7 seconds of the leader. Dede Griesbauer was alone 2:24 behind the leader, and all other athletes were spread out nicely behind her.....

National Titles for Guenther & LaFrance...

ED. Here is the USAT coverage of last Sunday's King Boreas / USAT Winter Tri Championships:

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By USATRIATHLON.ORG

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota age-group athletes Jan Guenther and Joel LaFrance raced their way to national titles on Sunday at the USA Triathlon Winter Triathlon National Championships, held as part of the King Boreas Winter Triathlon at Lake Phalen...

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