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Proper Pacing Will Make You a Better Runner

Practice Different Paces “A lot of people understand only two levels of pacing: Running as fast as they can or easy jogging,” North says. To get a sense of what different paces feel like, try this short workout: Warm up

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Paceline Drafting – Riding in a Pack

In order to become a better triathlete I train with a running club and a cycling club so I am always running with the best runners and cycling withe best cyclists (still looking for a Masters swim program/group to join).  Focusing

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I Wonder Why They Call This “THE INTESTINES” Trail?

Care to guess? http://connect.garmin.com/activity/505970974

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Back-to-Back Long Runs

Back-to-Back Long Runs Piggybacking long runs has proven effective for ultrarunners racing 50K and beyond. It mimics ultra race-day fatigue but allows for a night’s recovery between sessions. Do a steady long run one day followed by a fast finish

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Running on Snow & Ice (Head Start for Spring / Summer Races)

SHOW UP [Notice: Empty (frozen) parking lot, no cars] DO A FEW 360’S ON THE SNOW & ICE BUNDLE UP, IT’S FREEZING OUT HERE SMILE… RUN IS DONE (Slow but Fun, some slipping but thankfully no spills) ONE MORE SELFIE

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Posted in Fitness, Motivation

Swimming Drills for Triathletes (Part 1 of 2)

Each time triathletes hit the pool deck, they are ready to challenge themselves and work towards the goal of getting faster and more efficient in the water. To many, this means long distance sets for endurance or speed sets for

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Swimming Drills for Triathletes (Part 2 of 2)

Each time triathletes hit the pool deck, they are ready to challenge themselves and work towards the goal of getting faster and more efficient in the water. To many, this means long distance sets for endurance or speed sets for

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Posted in Swim