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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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Druber’s Multi Grain Bread

by Mark Swartzendruber

Every endurance athlete (this includes cyclists) needs healthy, whole gain carbohydrates to provide the fuel needed to practice our sport.  This easy to make bread is great toasting in the morning, eating with dinner or for bringing along with you on long rides in lieu of power bars.  The grains

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My Favorite Piece of Gear: Julian Pscheid

by Julian Pscheid

Triathletes are all about their gear. Naturally, I have plenty of pieces of gear that I am borderline obsessed with. There has one piece of gear that really made a difference for me this season though.

Going into my second season of racing 70.3 distance events I was looking for

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More Recommended Reading for Triathletes

by Doug Carr

When it comes to triathlon, I always seem to have a new book or reading material to converge on. Whether it’s about coaching or training reference, new equipment, technical studies or biographies, the stack remains high. Magazines in the sport are abundant and keep me up to date on the

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Athlete Diary: Julian Pscheid

by Julian Pscheid

I recently completed my last triathlon of the season, Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens. The race went great and was a great wrap to a very successful triathlon season.

My focus now shifts to training for Portland Marathon on October 9th, so my ratio of swim/bike/run shifts from 25%/50%/25% to 15%/25%/60%.

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Recommended Reading for Triathletes

by Julian Pscheid

No matter if you are a triathlon newbie or a seasoned athlete, there seems to always be more to learn and understand about how to best train and prepare for triathlons. If you consider yourself a self-coached athlete, books will quickly prove to be the best source of information about

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Injuries: They’re a Pain!

by Doug Carr

In any sport, injuries are a fact of life. Their causes are many and not always associated with stand-alone training or participation within your particular event. In 2005, elite runner Deena Kastor stepped on a large pinecone and rolled her ankle. For anyone who’s ever done this, I don’t need

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