I’m training for Ironman…you expect me to cook too?!

Healthy eating can be daunting for a triathlete. It’s easier to eat well at home than in a restaurant. Yet we’re already squeezing in hours of swimbikerun and...
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Ironman 70.3 World Championships: Vegas, Baby! (…or Henderson)

Mike and I qualified for Worlds at 70.3 Austin last October. It was a tough day—late season race, 42 degrees race morning, chip seal the whole bike route—but we managed to grab our slots. More than ten months and endless hours of training later we arrived in Vegas...
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Maintaining Fitness While Training

Keeping up a consistent training schedule is especially tough for the many D.C. area triathletes who travel for work. Jet lag, irregular sleep, lack of access to training space, packed schedules, and unusual or unhealthy food can threaten months of good training.
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Varsity Collegiate Triathlon – what it means for the sport

Did you know that the country’s first ever varsity triathlon team is in our backyard? Marymount University is in its first year of a varsity program, led by seasoned coach Zane Castro...
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Why We Love to Run

Running is the first sport I started completely for fun—not at my dad’s urging, because my friends were doing it, and not even as part of a team. I was feeling down some December afternoon and was sick of the college gym, so I tried a trail run
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Rock Hall Olympic – Mike’s First Win!

Mike Stevenson's Race Report 6/1/2013, Rock Hall, MD RACE SITE Overall Time: 2:03:51, 1st place amateur Small races are always a lot of fun. Everybody is always so happy and ...
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Kinetic Half – The importance of consistency year after year

This was my 4th time racing the Kinetic Half in Lake Anna. The race has proven to be a great way to measure my overall improvements from year to year. There is tremendous value to repeating the same race each year. Many pros choose this strategy with a high degree of success. There is something about course familiarity that helps on race day.
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