Tag Archives: triathlete

What are Macronutrients?

What are Macronutrients?

Anytime I scroll through my Instagram feed, I see someone mention “macros.” Their food is perfectly portioned on a plate, or they’ve snapped the ubiquitous selfie with a Quest bar and #macros, #onaquest #eatclean. Though this may seem like some weird ...
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 ...
How to Balance Love and Sport

How to Balance Love and Sport

When an athlete falls in love with a non-athlete…it can be a match made in heaven. But if you’re the athlete in the relationship, it may break your heart to balance training, recovery and quality time with your partner and end up falling ...
Tips for the Traveling Triathlete

Tips for the Traveling Triathlete

Q: How do you maintain fitness while traveling? Brandon Marsh answers: A: This is a great question from the Twitter-sphere, which in itself proves just how fast-paced our world is today. I remember when I was fresh out of college, working for an engi ...
Overcoming Female Athlete Woes, Part 3

Overcoming Female Athlete Woes, Part 3

Q: How do you protect against chlorine damage to your hair, skin and swimsuit? Amy Marsh answers: A: I’ve been a swimmer most of my life and cannot begin to calculate the number of hours I’ve spent in a pool or ocean. I can, however, atte ...
Saddle Up!

Saddle Up!

Q: How can I find a saddle that doesn’t hurt? Is there such a thing? Brandon Marsh answers: A: This is a really good question. When shopping for a road or tri bike, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the buzz around carbon fiber frames, Zipp ...
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 ...