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Get Back in the Game
Top Exercises for the Injured
Numb Pinkies on Tri Bike
Explanation and tips for dealing with hand numbness
Core and Ab Procedures
Training After Abdominal Procedures or Pregnancy
TENS vs. EMS
A discussion about Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation vs. Electromyostimulation (muscle stimulation)
Improvements at BT
Improved upload & forum consolidation on horizon
Science of Fuel
The science of fueling for performance in athletes

Gear Reviews

On Being Running As Spiritual Practice Podcast
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If you have time to listen to an outstanding interviewer speak with a number of diverse runners about what running means to them, download this podcast. It will enrich your day if [...]
Amazon Publishing The Triathlon Project
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The Triathlon Project is an engaging piece of nonfiction, part instruction and part memoir. The author is a highly accomplished gentleman, having wrapped up a career in a high-leve[...]

Race Reports

White Lake Spring International Triathlon
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Good race, but expect it to be hot. It's also a great place to take the family as they can hang out, play in the lake, and get to interact/cheer all the racers coming in for both th[...]
CATS Victory for Victims 5K
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This is a staple on the local "run/walk" scene. Some years it gets a good number of fast runners, but it moved from Sunday to Saturday as of last year and that seems to have depres[...]
  • I tried triathlon and can't get enough

    Three years ago, I stood on the shores of my first triathlon. I was intimidated, unsure of what to expect and cold as a chilly rain storm hit central Ohio that morning.I had never swam in open water. I had never even watched a triathlon. I had been running for a year and at 5-foot-11 could only run 12-minute miles. I d[...]

  • What Running My First Triathlon Taught Me About Life

    The following is excerpted from the full story, available at the blog link below.The story began when, together with three friends, I spontaneously signed up for an Olympic distance triathlon (sounds fancy but it’s just the standard triathlon distance; 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run) only seven weeks prior to th[...]

  • First Triathlon!

    In August I completed my first triathlon.It was a sprint but WOW was it hard and exciting for me. Over the years I completely let myself go. I was overweight and turning 30. With five months to go before my wedding day, I decided to make a change. I knew I wanted to lose weight for the wedding but more importantly I wa[...]

  • Old and Creaky

    When I was in my mid 40's, I started feeling creaky. I thought to myself that I was too young to be old, so I decided to start getting active. I became a fair weather runner. I ran when it wasn't too hot or wasn't too cold or I wasn't too busy. As I neared 50, I felt I needed something to distract me from that mileston[...]

  • How it all started...

    I am a 44 year old father of a 10 year girl. When she was 8 and riding her bike pretty good, she was complaining that she wanted to ride further than we would let her by herself. So I bought an old 3 speed Schwinn off Craigs List and we started going for bike rides on the local bike trails. Eventually I was riding by m[...]

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    The interface is much easier to use...
    Just wanted to say that I REALLY like all the changes made to the Training Plans[...]
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    BT is an essential resource. 
    Awesome site!  Full of helpful info. I did a super sprint last summer. Got total[...]
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    Best site I've found on the web.
    I just thought I'd drop a line.  Having only taken up the sport 18 months ago I [...]
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    Your plan worked like a treat!
    I followed your 20 week IM training plan pretty much to the letter and completed[...]