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Triathlons test the mettle of the middle-aged athlete


(Reuters) – Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes, according to U.S. fitness experts. 447 more words


How to Craft and Ironman Taper

I don’t normally taper very well. Usually a taper for me means one final hard brick workout the Sunday before a race followed by a few days where I have a lot more free time on my hands. 639 more words


Gwen Jorgensen Wins 2014 ITU World Championship

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EDMONTON, Alberta – U.S. National Team member and Olympian Gwen Jorgensen claimed the 2014 ITU World Championships title on Saturday at Hawrelak Park, topping the podium in the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final race and the overall season standings. 678 more words


morning swim

2,000 yds, 47:29 moving time.

I couldn’t sleep well last night. Too hot. So I got up early and hit the gym and the pool. I warmed up in the gym with some squats. 95 more words


#Training Days: The week that wasn’t #swimming #running #biking #triathlon

After a blistering start to the week on Monday, the only consistent thing workout wise that happened was going to the gym at lunch. I couldn’t wait for Tuesday because of the gym workout and because it was swim day…I love swim days. 540 more words


Crush The Catch!

One of the most difficult elements of freestyle swimming to perfect is the catch.  There are many subtle movements that go into making the optimal catch.   402 more words


Training Week - 25/08/2014 - 31/08/2014

A busy week of training completed, I think I racked up around 8/9 hours which has been my biggest week yet!

Tuesday AM – Functional Strength… 254 more words