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Hydration Tips: Triathletes

by Doug Carr

Hydration, like nutrition, is a very personal matter when it come to types, quantity and the timing of intake. What works for one person is not necessarily going to be the magic bullet for another. There are charts that will estimate your intake based on a “sweat rate” test, while

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My Favorite Piece of Gear

by Keyon Maljai

Writing this week’s blog about my “Favorite Piece of Triathlon Gear” has taken me in a lot of different directions.  I’ve spent ample amounts of time pondering what to write about.  I thought, maybe my most important piece of equipment would be my bike – I can’t really live without

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Training Plan for Road Cycling

by Joan Hanscom

I’m excited to have this opportunity to be part of the Bob’s Red Mill Train with Grain Family this road season.  I’ll let you on to a little secret though, I am not a pro bike racer or even a really great amateur one.  What I am is really enthusiastic

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Barney Butter

by Cassidy Stockton

Now that you’ve signed up for Train with Grain, you’re probably ready to get started training or *hopefully* enhance your current training regimen. Your kit will arrive soon, if it hasn’t already, and we’d like to draw your attention to one item in particular- Barney Butter.

The good folks over

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Best Training Spots

by Joan Hanscom

It’s a common problem for road cyclists: Where on earth can we safely ride our bikes and get in good training?  Stories of driver rage against cyclists appear all too frequently in the news these days.

Happily in Louisville we are very fortunate.  We’ve got a beautiful parks system (did

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Example Training Schedule: Training Phase Dependent

by Doug Carr

My training schedule has been a dynamically evolving organism in the past two years. My love of triathlon regarding training, competing and coaching has been fighting with my love of running, specifically endurance running or marathons. Because I can still choose to run in the winter, my focus in the

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Let’s Get This Party Started!

by Cassidy Stockton

Welcome to Train with Grain Summer/Fall 2011! We had such a blast meeting folks from all over the country last fall and are really pumped up about some of the events that will bring us to a city near you (we hope). Here is a run-down of some of the

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What is Train with Grain?

by Cassidy Stockton

Train with Grain is designed to help fuel the workouts and boost the training efforts of dedicated athletes everywhere. The idea: create a well-fueled community where athletes of every level can share and learn and grow together.

It kicked off last year with Cyclocross, and this year we’re eagerly expanding

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An inspiring story to share

by Cassidy Stockton

We get a lot of sponsorship requests from athletes of all varieties at Bob’s Red Mill and we can’t possibly fulfill on all of them. So when Nick Duttle first contacted me about a potential partnership with Bob’s Red Mill to support his mountain climbing, I was already thinking of

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Train with Grain Bike Winner

by Cassidy Stockton

Bob hands over possession of the Focus Mares Bike to Train with Grain winner, Harvey Visser. Harvey was very pleased to win the bike and promised to be back for Cross Crusade this fall.

 

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