Fasting & Fastness...
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:10
By Adam Kelinson (triathlon.competitor.com)
Find out how incorporating a centuries-old nutrition tradition could help you come out of the off-season on a stronger note.
Athletes are always trying to get an edge on the competition. Most of the time the points of entry are through gear and nutritional technology, and with those it’s always about the input. But what if gaining a competitive edge came in the form of not doing something? And what if that “not doing” related to your food intake? For most athletes the idea of not eating conjures up thoughts that range from ridiculous to absurd. But, using a centuries-old tradition for maintaining health could soon become part of your next training plan. ....
It's Time to Play...
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 00:10
Break out the calendar and get ready for an exciting 2014 season.
By Scott Fliegelman (triathlon.competitor.com)
There is a time of year for training and a time for playing. Ideally, you’ll soon be wrapping up an adventurous and rejuvenating play season during which you shunned written training schedules, and your workouts were deemed successful based on sheer fun versus time spent at lactate threshold.
Training season is almost here, soon to be followed by racing, so now is a great time to get out your calendar and make a proactive plan for several rewarding months of triathlon fun....
Stuff About Being Hurt...
Monday, 09 December 2013 09:10
Being hurt sucks.
And I’m hurt.
I’m not that hurt. But I’m hurt. I stepped out of bed about two and a half weeks ago and immediately experienced sharp pain posterior to the shin bone and about an inch above the ankle joint. Naturally, I ran anyway.
And it hurt.
So I ran the next day – that hurt too. Hardcore massage that night bought me two days of relatively limited pain....
Monday, 09 December 2013 07:10
USA Triathlon will be announcing their 2013 Athletes of the Year in the near future and, as usual, several Minnesotans are being considered for awards or Honorable Mentions.
More than several, actually. Eleven of our state's best multisporters are in contention. They are:
- MATTHEW PAYNE (AOY HM)
- HEATHER LENDWAY (AOY or AOY HM)
- HEATHER LENDWAY (Performance of the Year)
- CATHY YNDESTAD (AOY HM)
- KEVIN O'CONNOR (MOY HM)....
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