Ironman overhauls professional Kona qualification process for 2019

A move closer to equality on the Kona start line for male and female pros, in a system that goes back to a previous slot-based format used by Ironman before 2010. December 20th, 2017 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Feature, News Ironman announced a major shake-up to the Kona qualification process for professional athletes,… Continue reading Ironman overhauls professional Kona qualification process for 2019

Stretching Exercises for Swimmers

Stretching exercises for swimmers should address pain from delayed onset muscle soreness and muscle imbalances. Care should be taken, however to avoid over stretching the joint capsule leading to hypermobility and impingement. Stretches should be included for the pectoral muscles, neck muscles. and latisimus dorsi.   Stretching Exercises for Swimmers: Posterior Shoulder Stretch Stand or… Continue reading Stretching Exercises for Swimmers

Five Yoga Poses to Add to Your Offseason Training

By Lindsay Zemba Leigh | Dec. 04, 2017, 7:13 p.m. (ET) Challenge yourself to add yoga to your offseason schedule — when your swim/bike/run volume is reduced — for greater mobility, flexibility, concentration, body awareness and stress relief. If you can make it to a regular class a few times per week, that is ideal.… Continue reading Five Yoga Poses to Add to Your Offseason Training

Shawangunks: Family and Frenzy

By Dustin Renwick | Dec. 11, 2017, 6:47 p.m. (ET) Success of the Shawangunks Triathlon relies on community and seven transitions Swim plus bike plus run equals eight at the Survival of the Shawangunks. “It wasn’t official until 1984,” founder Don Davis said. “In ’83, we hid our bikes in the woods. It was so… Continue reading Shawangunks: Family and Frenzy

Motivational Quotes

1.  ‘First week you feel good, the second week you lose strength. Third week, ****ed’ – Per Pedersen, on the Tour de France 2. Training is like fighting with a Gorilla. You don’t stop when you’re tired. You stop when the Gorilla is tired. -Greg Henderson Team Sky 3. “To prepare for a race there is nothing better… Continue reading Motivational Quotes