Overcoming Fear Of Cycling

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According to our survey, overcoming fear of cycling was the second reason that stopped newbies from taking on triathlon. Right after the fear of swimming. Some fear the actual cycling outdoors part and others are overwhelmed with the bike selection and not knowing if and when to invest in a bike. Let me share a few strategies…

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Why New Year's Resolutions Fail

A couple weeks before January 1st, while driving, I took a few minutes to record a quick audio on why new year’s resolutions fail! I guess I was inspired by the nonsense on the radio I hear every year around this time. You would think that after 15 years in the fitness industry I would look…

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CAN I USE A MOUNTAIN BIKE FOR MY FIRST TRIATHLON? Q&A

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  Fall Q&A Series We often find excuses not to accomplish the goal we’ve set for ourselves… It’s counter intuitive, but true more often than none. It’s just something we’re programmed to do on a subconscious level when facing change. I speak to aspiring athletes all the time who use not having tri bike as a…

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WETSUIT TO DO TRIATHLON: IS IT NECESSARY TO BUY ONE?

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Do I need a Wetsuit to Do Triathlon? Fall Q&A Series Beginner athletes often ask “Do I really need one?” It’s a tough question to answer because there are so many factors involved. The need to buy a wetsuit could depend on how good of a swimmer you are, and of course the location of…

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How To Overcome The Fear Of Swimming

How To Overcome The Fear Of Swimming

Have you been thinking about how to overcome the fear of swimming? You really want to do it, but the inability or fear has stopped you from following your dream? Maybe you’ve done a sprint, but are afraid to go longer and pursue your dream of becoming an Ironman because the idea of swimming in open water is just…

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Why Triathlon Is A Perfect Sport For You

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If you’re thinking about becoming a triathlete but don’t think you have what it takes, think again… When I first started I could only run a mile and did not know how to swim. I was also in my mid twenties. Despite no athletic background, I finished 9 Ironman triathlons. If you didn’t consider yourself…

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How Triathlon Can Maximize Your Life Beyond The Race Course

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I once read on a triathlon forum… “I do triathlon so that my wife can show me off to her friends..” Wow, I thought.. that is some reason to get in the pool each morning. But then it got me thinking…  Why do we really take on triathlon? It’s not only for health and fitness…

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How Hiring A Coach Will Advance You Over Those Who Don’t

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Let’s be honest, triathlon can be overwhelming yet participants don’t seek out the right help. Some athletes don’t even make it to the start line let alone have a good race. Many are driven and dedicated, but not having any direction they waste time and energy in the wrong areas. They may follow their friend’s…

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2015 IRONMAN World Championship NBC Show

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photo by Nils Nilsen  Watch Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf realize their Kona dream. The highly anticipated broadcast of the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro. Originally aired November 14th 2015 on NBC. Visit Ironman.com to learn more about this race.        

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Not Just Another Triathlon: Superfrog 70.3

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Right from the check-in on Saturday this race had a different feel. Entering the secured Naval Base and driving by the guards in full military gear gave the Superfrog 70.3 experience a feeling of seriousness I have never experienced at any triathlon. The banners of fallen soldiers and their stories put things in perspective real…

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