Triathlon

How a Medical Breakthrough Led to a Triathlete Nutrition Breakthrough - Part 1
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A young Connecticut family faced overwhelming emotion when doctors diagnosed their son, Jonah, with a metabolic disorder.  This rare condition prevented Jonah’s body from converting stored carbohydrates (glycogen) into energy (glucose).

3 Steps Toward More Effective Triathlon Training Recovery
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Anyone can work hard. Do you have the discipline to recover?” – Lauren Fleshman, U.S. champion in the 5000 meters, 2006 and 2010.

After finishing a beast of a workout where you hit all of the intervals and managed to keep your pace despite fatigue, your mental confidence should be high and you should be another step closer to reaching your goal.

The Triathlon Swim: 3 Key Insights Part 3 - Drafting
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Our previous discussions of the three key insights within the triathlon swim established an understanding of how and why start position and sighting in an open water race are both influential to your overall triathlon swim success. While sighting is an especially invaluable skill, it (sometimes) loses its necessity once you’re drafting behind a competent swimmer.

The Triathlon Swim: 3 Key Insights Part 2 - Sighting
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Yesterday we initiated a conversation on the three key insights for the triathlon swim by discussing the importance of the start position. Today we’re moving on to an even greater insight – sighting.

Sighting

The Triathlon Swim: 3 Key Insights Part 1 - Start Position
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“In triathlon, you can’t win in the swim by itself … but you can certainly lose in it.”

TriDot Check-In with Athlete Matthew Reibenstein: Part 2
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MATTHEW REIBENSTEIN is the founder and president of Royal Homes in Conroe, Texas. A Houston native, he is currently the president of the Montgomery County Builders and Developers Division as well as a Board of Director member of the Greater Houston Builders Association.

6 Signs You Might be Overtraining for Your Triathlon – Part 2
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Take the demanding nature of triathlon and add to it the highly motivated, type A athletes who participate in this multi-disciplinary sport and you have a recipe for… overtraining. It doesn’t have to be that way.

TriDot Check-In with Athlete Matthew Reibenstein: Part 1
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MATTHEW REIBENSTEIN is the founder and president of Royal Homes in Conroe, Texas. A Houston native, he is currently the president of the Montgomery County Builders and Developers Division as well as a Board of Director member of the Greater Houston Builders Association.

6 Signs You Might be Overtraining for Your Triathlon – Part 1
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Take a demanding sport composed of three equally difficult disciplines and add highly motivated, goal driven, type A personalities, and you’ve got the recipe for overload and overexertion.

Unfortunately, the byproduct of these converging factors is often overtraining.

Mastering the Triathlon T1: Part 3 – Ride On
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You’ve gone from water to land quickly and effortlessly, stripped off your wetsuit and located your bike. If all has gone as planned, you’re reoriented and gaining physical and mental momentum.

It’s time for a smooth mount and start for the longest leg of your triathlon. There are three key points to consider in this execution: