DYE AND SMITH TRIUMPHANT AT CHALLENGE KNOXVILLE

The CHALLENGEFAMILYAMERICAS season officially got underway withCHALLENGEKNOXVILLE presented by Pilot Flying J on the site of the 1982 World’s Fair Park under rain soaked skies on Sunday morning. The cooler than expected weather conditions were welcomed by most athletes after a few days foreboding high heat and humidity that never materialized on race day.  The…

Motivate Me?

Motivation is something athletes are always seeking, but can be elusive to obtain. Motivation can put a lesser skilled athlete on the podium standing over his more gifted and talented peers. It is the life blood of training. Simply put motivation is how much an individual wants to achieve a goal, but sources of motivation…

New Book Trailhead Guides Runners into the World of Trail Running

Boulder, CO, USA- Trail running is one of the fastest-growing ways to enjoy the outdoors, with millions of runners and joggers enjoying off-road runs on America’s 60,000 miles of trail. Now, with a new guidebook from veteran trail runner and Runner’s World columnist Lisa Jhung, aspiring trail runners can get the dirt on all things…

Six Simple Secrets to a Successful Season

Training for the race is only half the battle. True Triathlete success is all in the details. Don’t put yourself through the painful trial and error process and instead take these helpful, inexpensive, simple tips: 1. Chamois Cream– Or as we like to call it, Miracle cream. This is for those exhaustive training days long-distant…

Klean Athlete® Announces 2015 Klean Team USA Ambassador Athletes

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 26, 2015 – Klean Athlete®, a line of NSF Certified for Sport® nutritional supplements designed to support a healthy lifestyle and promote peak performance, is proud to announce its 2015 Klean Team USA Ambassador Athletes. The team is made up of 7 individual endurance athletes and 2 cycling teams from around the…

6 Tips to Tackle Ocean Anxiety

The open water swim can be the scariest part of the triathlon, especially if you’re not Michael Phelps, and are more inexperienced. The open water can be just as mentally and physically tough for the top swimmers as it is for the beginner. Stepping up to the water’s edge and seeing the waves crash down…

The TOUGHMAN Half Iron series has added another location

The TOUGHMAN Half Iron series has added another location making them the 2nd LARGEST Half Iron Series with 11 locations in the US We are pleased to announce the addition of TOUGHMAN Ga, Chattahoochee Challenge to the TOUGHMAN Half Iron series. Formerly the Chattahoochee Challenge Half,  TOUGHMAN Ga, Chattahoochee Challenge will take place in Columbus…

The Power Of Your Pre-Triathlon Thoughts

What thoughts and emotions go through your mind in the 10 minutes before an event begins? This question may be crucial to your triathlon results. It seems that the more science discovers about the human mind, the more important the power of thought becomes, especially in an event as mentally and physically taxing as triathlon.…

From The Archive: Getting Ready to Race

It’s that time of year again, when shaking in our legs from the cold is replaced by the shaking from pre-race anxieties! As you dust the cobwebs off your wetsuit and dig out your tinted goggles, there is a lot to think about when you toe the line in your first few races of the…

Run Like a Champion Reveals the Best Practices of the Best Runners

Alan Culpepper’s New Book Shows How Every Runner Can Improve with a Big-Picture Approach to TrainingBoulder, CO, USA – March 4, 2015 – In Run Like a Champion, one of America’s most versatile and accomplished runners, Alan Culpepper, reveals the best practices of the best runners. Written with Brian Metzler, Editor-in-Chief of Competitor magazine, Run…

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