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Training for Your First Triathlon

Training for Your First Triathlon

According to USA Triathlon, sprint triathlons are the fastest growing race in triathlon. This is mostly due to the shorter distances per discipline (a half-mile swim, 12.4-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run) “Anyone can train for a triathlon regardless of their age, as long as they swim, bike and run to build fitness,” says Joe Friel, author of Your […]

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6 Nutrition Rules for Endurance Athletes

6 Nutrition Rules for Endurance Athletes

From Active.com by Jennifer Ward Barber  In a sport where food is fuel, we sometimes forget that eating well is more than just bars and salt pills. As an endurance machine, what you put in your mouth during those non-training hours can make the difference between functioning at your best and getting rusty—or at worst, breaking […]

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Nutrition Tips for Endurance Run Training

Nutrition Tips for Endurance Run Training

Being a plant-powered athlete, I feel my training is better than ever.  I’m stronger, have more endurance, my recover is quicker and I don’t suffer from GI issues on long runs. Here are some guidelines for to help you achieve your nutrition goals while training for your event. Not  all simple carbs are bad. Fruit […]

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