Archive for the ‘Triathletes Around Town’ Category

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Race Day Preparation for Newbie Swimmers

Author: Ryan Bohlander

Date: 08/27/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town Updates

New to open water swimming? Triathlete Around Town Ryan has been there and has some good points. Our favorite? Remember that the other competitors are your friends.

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Triathletes Around Town: Larry Cunningham, Retired Secret Service Agent

Author: Larry Cunningham

Date: 08/22/14

Category: Triathletes Around Town

Triathlete Around Town Larry Cunningham grew up very active. It took joining the Secret Service, however to see the practical and long-term value or more accurately, the critical necessity for being fit. He’s got a great story.

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No Greater Investment: Supporting Girls’ Education in the 4th Annual Tri for Malawi

Author: The Rock Creek Group

Date: 08/18/14

Category: Triathletes Around Town

There will be a team racing with us this year from AGE Africa. AGE Africa’s mission is to educate young women in Malawi, a sub-Saharan country that is among the world’s poorest. Find out more about their cause. (It’s not too late to join them!)

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What to Eat to Get Strong, Fit, & Fast for Endurance athletes

Author: Dr. John Heiss

Date: 08/11/14

Category: Nutrition Triathletes Around Town

We’ve got some nutrition tips from our partner Herbalife. While there is no one size fits all plan for sports nutrition, there are some general guidelines to follow at each stage of your workout.

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Creative Training Schedule

Author: Jake McDermott

Date: 08/04/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

It is easy enough to set a training plan, significantly harder to follow it. Sometimes you need to be creative to fit everything in.

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Because We CAN

Author: Todd Lawless

Date: 07/28/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Since its inception in 1988, Team in Training has grown to include more than 600,000 talented and dedicated athletes and raised more than $1.4 BILLION to fight blood cancers and support patients going through treatment. People have joined TNT for many different reasons. Whether it’s a direct connection to the mission, checking off a bucket-list item, or training for specific competitive goals, TNT has a place for you.

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Training Diaries of a Newbie

Author: Lauren E. Klumpp

Date: 07/21/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training Triathletes Around Town

Longtime runner Lauren has recently added both cycling and swimming to her training routine. She writes about the big adjustment and the new challenges as she prepares for her first triathlon at Nation’s Tri!

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Why I volunteer, and why you should too!

Author: Gabi Torres

Date: 07/18/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Volunteers make races happen. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Gabi Torres has a great perspective on why you should consider checking out a race from the other side of the fence.

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AGE Africa’s 4th Annual Tri for Malawi Team Challenge

Author: Claudia Gonzalez

Date: 07/14/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa’s (AGE Africa) has put together the Tri for Malawi Team Challenge as part of their largest annual fundraising initiative that promotes awareness and provides an opportunity to support girls’ education in Malawi. Find out more about their program.

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A.R.T.: Your New Secret Weapon to Any Roadblocks in Your Nation’s Tri Training

Author: Erin Stephens

Date: 07/07/14

Category: Injury Prevention Triathletes Around Town

When the cold hand of injury strikes down on an athlete, the punishment is usually the same: cross-train. Hawaii triathlete Erin Stephens has had good luck with another option: A.R.T. Find out how she keeps injuries at bay!