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Enter CNN’s triathlon challenge with Dr. Sanjay Gupta!

For the past five years, CNN has selected iReporters just like you to race in a triathlon with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN’s Team Fit Nation. Now, it’s your turn! If you’re tired of making excuses about your health… stop! Submit a 2-3 minute video detailing why you should be chosen as one of this year’s team and you could…

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New Book Bike Mechanic Explores Professional Cycling’s Service Course, Tools, and Workshops

Boulder, CO, USA – November 12, 2014 – Bike Mechanic is an all-access pass to professional cycling’s service course. Through gritty photographs and striking interviews with the professional bike technicians of UCI ProTeams, Bike Mechanic offers a behind-the-scenes tour of the team trucks and the workshops that support cycling’s top riders. Bike Mechanic: Tales from…

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Those Waves: A Triathletes Greatest Fear

Lets face the facts, the swim is the shortest leg of a triathlon but yet it also can be one of the most difficult and challenging legs for not only the beginner triathlete but all the way up to the pros. If you are not one of the chosen ones who come from a swimming…

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Challenge Poznan announced as 2016 ETU European Long Distance Triathlon Championships

Challenge Family and the European Triathlon Union today announced Challenge Poznan in Poland as the host for the 2016 ETU European Long Distance Triathlon Championships. ETU president, Renato Bertrandi said, “As the European Triathlon Union we are really proud of the cooperation with Challenge Family. This cooperation is based on strong foundations: high quality, well-prepared…

The 2014 TCS New York City Marathon: Runners Get Their New York On!

The 44th running of the TCS New York City Marathon was unlike any other. Some might say the story of the day was the 20+ mph winds, but fourth-place finisher and first American Meb Keflezighi put it best: “You can’t do anything about the wind, and it was windy for everyone.” So perhaps the better…

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10 Tips for First-Time Triathletes

I don’t know if it is accurate to write that triathlon is “the” fastest growing sport in the world; but it has definitely got to be in the top few. If you survey people that have completed a triathlon and ask them why they decided to participate in the sport—what got them there—you may get…

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(Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Maui, HI) - One elite became an instant legend in her home country and another solidified his status among XTERRA’s all-time greats at the 19th running of the XTERRA World Championship on Sunday afternoon. Flora Duffy, who first dreamed of becoming a world champion when she was 8-years-old, became the first pro triathlete from Bermuda to…

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Inside IRONMAN 70.3 Miami

City Bikes IRONMAN 70.3 Miami presented by Fit2Run is unlike any race due to its competitors, who come from over 58 countries united by their passion for triathlon. Every year, triathletes are drawn to a city as diverse as they are—where nationalities and cultures melt and mix in the abundant nightlife and beautiful beaches that…

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Do Triathletes Need to Strength Train?

The offseason is a time when triathletes typically wonder if they should add strength workouts to a triathlon-training plan or just stick to swimming, cycling and running. Good question. Youth and Gender Consider that our natural maximal-muscular strength is achieved somewhere in our 20s or early 30s. Women tend to be 50 percent weaker in the upper body and 30 percent…

Avoid Late-Season Burnout

Stay on track for your peak race of the year. For many amateur triathletes, fall means it’s time to wind down the training, start (finally) practicing yoga or get back to focusing on work or family. But for top age groupers or anyone targeting a late-season “A” race, now is the time to peak and…

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