10 Tips for the Mere Mortal Beginner Triathlete

Tackling your first triathlon might seem like the scariest and hardest thing ever. But don’t be daunted—you can do hard things! by Meredith Atwood In my first triathlon, I forgot my swim cap, fell over on my bike in transition and was the slowest runner out there. Guess what? It was awesome! I was changed… Continue reading 10 Tips for the Mere Mortal Beginner Triathlete

First-Ever USA Triathlon Ultra-Distance National Champions Crowned in Oklahoma City

By USA Triathlon | Sept. 17, 2017, 3:11 p.m. (ET) OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Seth Cooke and Deborah Battaglia were crowned overall champions on Saturday at the first-ever USA Triathlon Ultra-Distance National Championships in Oklahoma City. Seventeen athletes earned age-group national titles, battling windy and challenging conditions for a 1.5-mile swim (shortened from 2.4 mi… Continue reading First-Ever USA Triathlon Ultra-Distance National Champions Crowned in Oklahoma City

How to “Cheat” by Using a Power Meter in an Ironman

This is an older article by Joe Friel posted on Training Peaks website, but it is still very true. October 30, 2012  By Joe Friel Using a power meter in an Ironman triathlon is almost like cheating. While others are trying to gauge intensity through a cloudy veil of emotion, which makes perceived exertion and even heart… Continue reading How to “Cheat” by Using a Power Meter in an Ironman

Toughman New York 2017

Race Distance Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles, Run 13.1 miles AQUABIKE: Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles, Run 100 yards through finish shoot and be awarded your medal. Event Categories Age Group For ages 17+ Divided into 5 year increments (20-24, 25-29, 30-34, etc) Male and Female divisions **Clydesdale Men 220+ lbs **Athena Women… Continue reading Toughman New York 2017

You Are An Athlete

athlete noun ath·lete \ˈath-ˌlēt, ÷ˈa-thə-ˌlēt\ Popularity: Top 30% of words Simple Definition of athlete : a person who is trained in or good at sports, games, or exercises that require physical skill and strength   I have seen questions like this on different social media posts, Am I an athlete? Or How do you define… Continue reading You Are An Athlete