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Half Ironman St. George by Joshua

Half Ironman St. George by Joshua

About Race Race Name: Half Ironman St. George Date: 05/04/2013 Swim Distance: 1.2 Bike Distance: 56 Run Distance: 13.1 Race Organization: Solid Would I do it again: No Would I recommend: Yes Why I Decided To Do This Race: At the end of 2012 I decided I would take the turn from sprint distance to longer and more challenging races….

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Eugene Marathon by Asia

Eugene Marathon by Asia

About Race Race Name: Eugene Marathon Date: 04/28/2013 Swim Distance: Bike Distance: Run Distance: 26.2 Race Organization: Amazing Would I do it again: Yes Would I recommend: Yes Why I Decided To Do This Race: Fast, flat, cool weather course with a high percentage of Boston qualifiers About Me Age Group: 25-29 F Completion Time: 3:32:23 Rank/Age: 49 Rank/Overall: 721…

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TCSD Carlsbad Coastal Duathlon by Jason

TCSD Carlsbad Coastal Duathlon by Jason

About Race Race Name: TCSD Carlsbad Coastal Duathlon Date: 03/16/2013 Swim Distance: 2.28mi (run1) Bike Distance: 20k Run Distance: 2.28mi Race Organization: Not bad Would I do it again: Yes Would I recommend: Yes Why I Decided To Do This Race: I recently signed up to compete in the USAT Duathlon Nationals in October, but have never raced duathlon format….

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Different Strokes for Different Folks

Different Strokes for Different Folks

Nope, this one isn’t about swimming. It’s about everything in life, your swimming stroke, running stride, and pedal stroke are no exceptions.  Different strokes for different folks is a lesson learned early for some and forever missed by others.  The beaut   Everyday I am reminded and humbled by how deep, “different strokes for different folks,” translates to all aspects…

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Reset, Back To Basics

Reset, Back To Basics

If your house was sinking, would you replace the windows?  Hmmmm…. Probably wouldn’t slow the sinking, would it?  In fact, replacing the windows would likely distract you from fixing the foundation. The foundation is core of your temple.  Whether your home, body, stroke, or stride, it’s the foundation that supports every improvement we make.  Without a firm, well designed foundation,…

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Is Your Focus Fitness or Fun?

Is Your Focus Fitness or Fun?

Training for fun is critical to keep your exercise program alive. Research shows,  “Participants (need) to find intrinsically enjoyable activities and stress the importance of a certain level of self-focus in committing to a more active lifestyle if they are to succeed.” Is your idea of “fun,” paving a road to fitness? Are you focussed on the outcomes or enjoying the…

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Everybody is An Athlete

Everybody is An Athlete

We live in an exciting time for endurance sports. People of all shapes and sizes are getting into running, cycling, and swimming. Many are learning, for the first time in their life, they can accomplish athletic feats they once thought insurmountable. Whether it’s walking your first 5k, qualifying for Boston, or finishing an Ironman, you can train your body to…

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