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Staying Hydrated in Different Environments

Your body works extremely hard to be at homeostasis or a stable body temperature in all conditions. We perform best when a relatively stable core temperature is maintained. Any drop or rise in core temperature causes a physical reaction in the body to counteract that...

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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

As triathletes few of us pay attention to physical activity guidelines and assume that risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle don’t apply to us. We blow those exercise recommendations out of the water, so does it matter if we sit in chairs the rest of...

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josiahrunningwater

No Time Like the Present

Triathletes are always looking for top secret training that will help them get fast and fit quickly. As soon as the new year hits we start to plan out their season and our training. We often set lofty goals. However, we’ve all felt the panic...

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Pedaling Cadence

This time of year, many triathletes are cycling indoors. The monotony of being fixed in one place lends itself well to paying closer attention to your cadence. It is also much easier to manipulate on a trainer. Elite cyclists have lead many to believe that...

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josiahcrossingfinish

Goal Setting for 2018

Goal Setting Goal setting is the process of identifying something that you want to accomplish and establishing measurable goals and timeframes. Setting goals is done to give you direction, focus and hopefully motivation to stay on the path to eventual success. This typically happens with each...

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kidtrail

Don’t Act Your Age

My diet used to be simple; I was only allowed to eat until it hurt once per week. You know, the meal where you end up on the floor with your belt buckle undone moaning in pain. That was my diet. When the holidays hit,...

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