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Cost Effective Injury Protection: Important Gear

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photoGetting the biggest bang for your buck; some low cost means of improving your performance and preventing injury.

Skin Cancer: Give It Some Respect

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photoThere are other risks that may not be perceived because of their long term nature. This article deals with one of those, the risk of developing skin cancer.

Ouch! The Body's Language of Pain - What it Means and What to Do About it.

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photoWhen trying to understand what your body is telling you with a sensation of pain, it is helpful to be analytical. Pay close attention to the characteristics of the pain to help with diagnosis.

Training through illness; Maybe not such a great idea?

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photoExercise performance will invariably be negatively affected. Add to this the feelings of malaise and weakness and one might wonder, “Why bother?”

You Are What you Eat - A Nutrition Primer

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photoThis article will cover the basics on the nutritional needs of athletes and will include some standard recommendations from neutral bodies.

Understanding Injury: Knowing when to stop may help make your season a success.

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photoInjury prevention strategies that all new triathletes should be familiar with prior to embarking on a training regimen.

Medical Clearance

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photoIt is inadvisable for some people to begin an intensive exercise program without first consulting a health professional for advice, monitoring, and in some cases, tests.

Triathlon Changed My Life.

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photoLike many of you, my knowledge of triathlon at that time was restricted to the Hawaii Ironman and when my friend put this idea forward I shrugged it off as being absurd.
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jsanko

Began triathlon in 2001 and have now completed two IMs, (Canada, 2004 & Coeur d'Alene 2005) as well as many halfs and even more olys and sprints.
Written for first Inside Triathlon and now Triathlete Magazine since 2003. Mostly a web based column called 'Ask the Tri Doc' but also now have two print articles as well.
Member of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team Medical Group 2001-2003