Does Intermittent Fasting Improve Triathlon Performance?

By Jason Diehl MD, Niraj Patel DO | July 16, 2019, 4:29 p.m. (ET) Intermittent fasting — periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink — is an ancient practice that has been followed in a variety of different ways throughout the course of history [1]. This process has become a viral topic that has… Continue reading Does Intermittent Fasting Improve Triathlon Performance?

Learn How to Crush Your ‘A’ Race This Season

By Ross Hartley | July 23, 2019, 2 p.m. (ET) Happy summer! As you progress both through your purposeful training and calculated race calendar, I invite you to keep several ideas in mind for the rest of the season. You first began this season by (hopefully) setting goals. I am a big proponent of deliberate… Continue reading Learn How to Crush Your ‘A’ Race This Season

25 Quotes to Help You Push Through Your Triathlon Training

So you’re training for your triathlon. Some days are tough. We get that. That’s why we’ve put together—in no particular order—this list of motivational quotes to keep in mind during your triathlon training. 1.      A good goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot. 2.      Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.… Continue reading 25 Quotes to Help You Push Through Your Triathlon Training

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

19 – 25 September Training Summary

Yesterday, I realized that I had not ridden my bike all week. I logged zero miles this week. I went back in my training log to see when this had happened last, and it hadn’t happened since the middle of February, and it was because I was sick. This week and last week were low… Continue reading 19 – 25 September Training Summary

Cedar Point Full Triathlon Relay (Bike Leg) – 11 Sept 2016

On Saturday, September 10th, I rode up to Cedar Point with Kevin Petty, after we watched my son run in the largest cross country meet in the country (a different blog on that later). It was an uneventful ride up to the race expo. The skies were getting dark as we approached Sandusky, and the… Continue reading Cedar Point Full Triathlon Relay (Bike Leg) – 11 Sept 2016

15 – 21 August Training Summary

This was a recover/taper week for yet another Olympic distance triathlon. This was to be my last triathlon of the season, I have the bike leg of Cedar Point full distance triathlon in three weeks and my season will be completed. I was scheduled to the Toughman National Championship the Toughman New York do to… Continue reading 15 – 21 August Training Summary

Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast

I had something happen to me today that has never happened to me before, I had a flat tire during a race. I have completed over 30 triathlons and 15 bike races and events, and never had a flat during the race or event. I have had flats during training, before the race or event,… Continue reading Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast

Some Thoughts and Quotes

“To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.” Quote by Steve Prefontaine Have you ever wondered what the hardest, or most physically taxing thing you could do with the gifts you were given? I have often wondered if I have done my best as far as speed, distance, or difficulty of… Continue reading Some Thoughts and Quotes