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What do Vegan Athletes Eat?

by Maureen Bruno Roy

I am frequently asked about what I eat on a daily basis to attain the nutritional values needed to sustain not only a healthy but very active lifestyle. Nutritional considerations for a vegan athlete include getting enough of they key nutrients of omega 3’s, iron, zinc, calcium, vitamin D and

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Improving Endurance

by Doug Carr

Merriam Webster defines endurance as the ability to withstand hardship or adversity; especially : the ability to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity.

Joe Friel, author of The Triathlete’s Training Bible, defines endurance as: The Ability to Resist Fatigue.

In most athletic pursuits, endurance can be the determining

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Community

by Patricia Dowd

com·mu·ni·ty

noun, often attributive \kə-myü-nə-tē\

1: a unified body of individuals:       

a : state, commonwealth

b : the people with common interests living in a particular area; broadly

c : an interacting population of various kinds of individuals (as species) in a common location

Each of us, no matter

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by Maureen Bruno Roy

After getting home from Louisville, I took a much-needed day off of work and a nice training / recovery week followed by a weekend at home to clear out my head cold. I was feeling recovered enough by the following Sunday to get in a nice workout and begin my

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When and How to Clean Your Cyclocross Bike

by Patricia Dowd

When: after every ride. Yes, every ride. Do you take a shower after you get sweaty, wet and muddy? Okay. Take care of your bike and your bike will take care of you.

The following supplies will make cleaning your bike easy, breezy:

  • 1 bucket
  • 1 garden hose
  • Kitchen gloves
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Off Season

by Meredith Miller

Off-season. What’s an off-season? I hardly remember what a true off-season is anymore because I race nearly year round. I can tell you, though, that I am anxiously looking forward to a few weeks off in February between the end of ‘cross season and the beginning of road racing.

Although

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