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How Not to Be “That Guy” in a Racing Group

by Julian Pscheid
At my last triathlon I was in the final meters of the bike leg–closing in on the bike dismount area–when I heard the cheers of my friends off to the right side of the road. Just as I looked up to return a smile a guy comes flying by on

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Burning Matches

by Doug Carr

I did an impromptu race-recap with a new athlete the other night, as she explained how things went for her first Olympic distance duathlon. For the most part the race went as planned and expected. However, there was one frustration during her bike leg that I thought I might share

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Fruit-Filled Oatmeal Bars

by Doug Carr

This recipe was shared with us by Doug Carr, one of our sponsored triathletes. I asked him to share this with you because a) they sound absolutely scrumptious and b) they look like the perfect fuel for on the go. Enjoy!

Fruit-Filled Oatmeal Bars

  • 1-1/2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Unbleached

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What You Need to Know About Open Water Swimming

by Doug Carr

The very thought of open water swimming is intimidating to a lot of people, but as a triathlete, it’s a fact that the majority of races are held in bodies of open water. Depending on the part of the country you live in, early season races held in pools, come

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Health Benefits of Almonds

by Guest

We asked the kind folks at Barney Butter to give you a little insight into what makes almonds so darn good for you. Without further ado…

A high-fat food that’s good for your health? That’s not an oxymoron, its almonds! Adding almonds and almond butter into your daily diet is

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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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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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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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