Ask The Triathletes

Amy Marsh is a four time Ironman champion, two time IronDistance champion, and was named the 2010 USAT Long Distance Triathlete of the Year. Brandon Marsh has been competing in triathlons since 1988, and can be counted on to be a top-10 contender in every event he enters. Got a question about swim-bike-run or sports nutrition for Team Marsh? Email them at ask.the.triathletes@gmail.com. On Twitter, follow Brandon @BrandonMarshTX and follow Amy @AmyCMarsh.

A Summer Travel Checklist for Athletes

A Summer Travel Checklist for Athletes

Q: What are some of your top travel essentials to take on summer vacation? Amy Marsh answers A: Summer is in full swing, which means many of us are gearing up for travel. Besides essential clothing and toiletries, there are some things you should nev ...
Chilled-Out Summer Recipes

Chilled-Out Summer Recipes

Sweating bullets yet? An iced-cold smoothie might cool you down. Or, maybe you need a light and airy salad to fill you up without filling you out. We like eating seasonally, so our summers are full of cherries, avocados and — the season’s ...
Train S.M.A.R.T. & Beat the Heat

Train S.M.A.R.T. & Beat the Heat

Q: It’s incredibly hot during the summer months. How do you push through the heat? Amy Marsh answers A: Sizzling summers can be brutal. When training outside in scorching temps and humidity, your sweat-rate increases, your heart-rate is higher ...
Women Athletes are Girls, Too!

Women Athletes are Girls, Too!

Who says women athletes can’t wear makeup? Just because you have a sporty side doesn’t mean you have to throw out your beauty bag. The only difference is you don’t spend as much time on primping as the “average” chick. T ...
A Remedy for Road Rash

A Remedy for Road Rash

Q: What is the proper wound care for road rash? Amy Marsh answers A: Sooner or later, all cyclists take a tumble. (Sorry, but it’s true.) You’ll most likely walk away with some road rash, which is bike geek for redness, small scrapes and ...
Beet Juice: A Fad or for Real?

Beet Juice: A Fad or for Real?

Q: I’ve been hearing a lot about beet and tart cherry juices. Are they a fad or for real? Brandon Marsh answers A:  Truthfully, new sports nutrition studies come along nearly every day. So, you’re smart to do your research and ask questio ...
Your Race Day Checklist

Your Race Day Checklist

Q: I get overwhelmed packing for a triathlon. What do I absolutely need for race day?   Amy Marsh answers A: As athletes of three disciplines, we have a lot of gear to keep up with. But when it comes to race day, the key is to simplify. It may come a ...