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Tri It This Way: How to Train Smart

Author: Sean Lorenz

Date: 06/02/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

How do you successfully train for 3 different endurance sports, hold a job, spend time with your family and have a life? Amateur Triathlon training can be a very confusing and daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.

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On the Road: Safety & Common Sense Tips

Author: Jon Ryder

Date: 05/30/14

Category: Training

Featured Athlete Jon from Bike Rack has some common sense safety tips to keep in mind as you head out the door and onto the roads, bike paths and sidewalks for your training.

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Coaching to Your Weakest Event: Q and A with Coach Lloyd Henry

Author: Heather Butler

Date: 05/28/14

Category: Training

Heather took some time to interview Coach Lloyd Henry, Ironman athlete and owner of OnPoint Fitness, on how he went from coach potato to Ironman Athlete, and the idea of coaching to your weakest event.

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What to consider when purchasing a wetsuit

Author: Lyle Ganz

Date: 05/21/14

Category: Training

So, you are thinking about purchasing a wetsuit. The benefits of warmth and buoyancy are too hard to ignore, and the simple fact that they help make swimming easier, is not missed by triathletes. What to consider when looking into purchasing a wetsuit: 1. Conditions of your race. Whether the water temperature will be extremely Read More

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We’re adding a SPRINT RACE!

Author: Events DC Nation's Triathlon

Date: 05/15/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Updates

Join Events DC Nation’s Triathlon for our INAUGURAL Sprint race! Read more here.

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Bike to Work Week: A Celebration of Sports

Author: Events DC Nation's Triathlon

Date: 05/12/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training

Do you bike to work? Join in the fun this week! Find out how to win some free Nation’s Tri swag while you’re at it!

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Nutrition: you get out what you put in.

Author: Lindsay Herbert

Date: 04/29/14

Category: Nutrition

Brand Ambassador Lindsay has a simple, healthy granola bar recipe to help keep you fueled for your training!

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Advantages of Becoming a Member of a Triathlon Club

Author: Adrianne Brakefield

Date: 04/23/14

Category: Training

Looking to up your training game? Consider joining a Tri Club. Brand Ambassador Adrianne explains why she loves being a part of the Y Tri (National Capital YMCA) team.

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New Training Cycle

Author: Evan Zilliox

Date: 04/21/14

Category: Training

Potomac River Running Featured Athlete Evan Zilliox talks about getting ready for a new training cycle. Events DC Nation’s Tri is on the schedule!

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Racing Season Means Expo Extravaganzas

Author: Dustin Renwick

Date: 04/10/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

It’s expo season, and Brand Ambassador Dustin has some tips for making the most out of your visit.