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      Every person who lines up for a race has had goals in mind throughout the journey to that start line. Whether you are Jan Frodeno and want to win Kona, or you want to check completing a triathlon race off the bucket list, these goals keep you driven you along the way.   Though, there are a multitude of variables in the sport, and sometimes things go wrong. There will be times when goals are not met, and you are left with an overwhelming feeling of disappointment after the race is over.   Following are three rules-of-thumb...

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 From my experience, this is what happens as the vibrant colors of autumn fade into the soft white of winter: my race season comes to a close, I joyfully bid adieu to the previous year with copious amounts of gravy covering every dish I eat, and I retreat into my den to hibernate for a month or two.  Then as the year draws to a close, my email inbox alerts me to the existence of a sacred list. It is the list of race dates for the upcoming year. It should only be accessed by those with a strong will,...

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A Bike Is A Bike Is A Bike Favorite testimonial from IMKY:  Elizabeth Lulich, MI, F40-44, 15:34:52 "I was the one who told you I was doing lines of salt off my aero bars. I LOVED your product and will help promote any way I can. I have to admit, I thought it was a little sketch when I paid $5 a piece for a Tic Tac container of salt... but I probably would have paid $50 on the bike course when I started to cramp." Since when is a bike really just a bike?  I mean, I could probably...

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The off season is an important part of the race season.  It’s an opportunity to recover, refresh and enjoy some things you don’t get to do while in season.  For everyone this looks a little different, but it should always involve some complete time off from training, and some activities that work in more dynamic planes of movement.  For a lot of triathletes these or things they are not very good at, but if you want to do the sport for a long time and enjoy it, they are vital.  Every offseason for me I like to take at least...

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Base helped Rob Duncan maintain even during injury.    Being a professional athlete the word injury is never what you want to hear. When injured your world can close in on you. Looking at social media and seeing all your friends racing and training can be very heard cope with... Here’s what happened. I wanted to test the waters at a marathon without having to swim 2.4 miles and bike 112 miles before it. Should be a lot easier, right? My thoughts too. Leading up to this said marathon I had a little calf injury but I took about a...

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