Tag Archives: triathlon

Fear of Open-Water Swimming

Fear of Open-Water Swimming

We got this question during our Facebook chat with Vitacost earlier this week and didn’t get a chance to answer. ““Amy Marsh Q:   How do I conquer the fear of open-water swimming? A:   Out of the three disciplines in triathlon, the one pe ...
Team Marsh is Here + Vitacost App

Team Marsh is Here + Vitacost App

Happy Tuesday Newsday! Want to chat with a pair of champion triathletes? Or compare prices on chia seeds? You’re in luck. Today’s news update features a Facebook chat and a fabulous new mobile app! ...
Too Sick to Race?

Too Sick to Race?

Q:   Has being sick ever kept you from competing in an event?   Amy Marsh answers: A:   I remember a few years ago my husband and I drove to Memphis, Tenn., from Austin, Texas, which is about a 10-hour drive, to compete in an Olympic-distance triathl ...
Win Your Way into an Ironman Race!

Win Your Way into an Ironman Race!

Oh yeah, we’re at it again. If you missed this sweepstakes last time, you’re in luck. Right now at Vitacost.com, you can enter to win one of FOUR entries into a 2012 Ironman ® race. ...
Port-a-Potties? No thanks.

Port-a-Potties? No thanks.

Dear Amy, When you’re racing for 9-10 hours, how do you manage to use the bathroom? Amy: When you gotta go, you gotta go!   This is a great question, though it’s one that might be embarrassing to ask (and embarrassing to answer!). When yo ...
Away We Go

Away We Go

Dear Amy, I’ve done a few triathlons close to home, but this summer I will be flying across the country for my first “destination” event. Do you have any tips for competing on less-than-familiar soil? Amy: Race season is upon us, w ...