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6 Tips for a Better Bike Workout

6 Tips for a Better Bike Workout

Looking for a great 30-minute workout that can burn 400 calories, work multiple muscle groups and let you get some fresh air? Roll that bike out of the garage. Not only is riding good cardio exercise, it works leg and core muscles and saves you from ...
When the Devil’s in the Details

When the Devil’s in the Details

Brandon Marsh says: “Be obsessive” Triathletes are widely known for being perfectionists. We obsess over everything, from the aerodynamics of our bike to the optimal heart rate zone on a long run to greater distance per stroke in the wat ...
Change a Flat in 6 Simple Steps

Change a Flat in 6 Simple Steps

Q:   If I get a flat tire during  a race, what should I do? What’s the quickest way to change it? Amy Marsh answers: A:   Ah, the dreaded flat during a race.   No need to panic. It happens, but knowing how to change a tire can make the differen ...
Hill Training Without the Hills

Hill Training Without the Hills

Q: I have a hilly race coming up, but there are no hills where I live. How do I train for this? Brandon Marsh answers: A: For athletes who live among flat terrain but travel to races with some elevation, hill training can be a common problem. Growing ...
Triathlon Lingo Translated

Triathlon Lingo Translated

Q:   I get lost when I hear my training buddies talking about their workouts. Can you decode some common triathlon terms? Amy Marsh answers: A:   Training for three different disciplines is hard work in itself. But, keeping up with training terminolo ...