Why do YOU Tri?
Author: Kaitlin Sighinolfi
Have you ever been asked why you tri? Do you tri because you needed a new challenge or because you have something to prove to yourself or to others? Do you tri in rememberence or honor of a loved one? Are you doing it because of a dare or because a friend needed a training buddy? There are so many reasons why one tries.
From Nation's Triathlon to a Nation's Dream
Author: Omar Nour
Just under four years ago, I was 70lbs overweight, working 80 hours a week, and couldn't care less about athletics, but now I’m trying to write history by becoming the first Egyptian triathlete to qualify for and compete in the in the 2012 London Olympic games. Sound Impossible? It all started in 2007, when on a whim, a dare, and one too many "fat jokes," I entered my first triathlon - The Nation's Triathlon.
2011 New Year’s Resolution: Get your swim on!
Author: Kristen Avioli
This winter, when it’s hard to get motivated, let’s channel some Dory from Finding Nemo and “just keep swimming.” Here are some things to keep swimming enjoyable and productive in the off-season.
Beating Back the Winter Blues – How to stay motivated when the temps drop and the days are short
Author: Jeff Horowitz
For many athletes, the holiday season is the toughest time of year. The temptations are many and the races are few, and it’s all too easy to roll over in bed on a cold morning instead of heading out the door. We can almost feel our hard-earned fitness leaking away. And the weather isn’t the worst part of it; often the worst culprit is the lack of motivation. Here are a few ways to get back on track.