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A critical time for re-fueling is on the bike, and you need a good way to carry all of your nutrition and hydration supplies. Here are some ways to carry those items with you on the bike...

To get through a triathlon, you need mental toughness, equipment, clothing & other essential items that might not seem obvious. The triathlon gear you need, plus training & racing tips that I've learned in my years as a triathlete.

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Preparing for your first mud run? Tips from experienced mud runners and little-known secrets to help you prepare (and have more fun) at your first mud run.

Water is the number one concern on any athlete's intake list. This is especially true for triathletes. You must stay hydrated for optimal performance as an endurance athlete. As you swim, bike, and run long distances, you sweat -- which means you lose body weight since water comprises the highest percentage of your weight.

Let's discuss 5 of the most common questions newbie triathletes have about triathlon training and triathlon events. The topics include: wearing underwear, drinking water, airing up bike tires, signing up for the Hawaii Ironman, and drinking energy drinks vs sports drinks. Here's what you need to know.

A day in the Tri Life consists of making mistakes -- it happens when triathletes are training, as well as on the day of the big event. Mistakes are expected and natural. Here are 3 you might be able to avoid... from someone who's been there, done that.

What is living the Tri Life like? It's living an 'I Can' life. It's living a 'Wellness' life. It's living a 'Purposeful' life. It's all of that an a whole lot more. Here's why I'm enjoying every minute of being a triathlete and what it's like to live the Tri Life... to me.

Whether you've just decided to do a triathlon or you've already done 30 of them, it's important to identify a specific triathlon race that you are training to compete in. Doing so gives you a solid goal to work towards, and a focal point to build your training program around. Here's how to choose a triathlon event, and what you need to know about triathlon races.

There was once a time when I worried about eating too much. Now, I worry about eating too little. I used to weigh 210, now I weigh 166. If you want to get your body in shape for triathlons -- or life in general -- the trick is eating the right food in the right quantity.