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As the triathlon season winds down, many of us have late season goal races. While that gives us the...

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Posted: Tuesday, 22 January 2008

In a prior article, I introduced a notion that training for sports competition at the elite level was the antithesis of a healthy activity. Since many people seem to think that athletes are almost by definition healthy, I thought I might develop that idea a bit further in this follow-up article.

Posted: Wednesday, 16 January 2008
In her new book, Run Your First Marathon,Grete Waitz, nine-time winner of the New York City marathon, points out one of the wonderful draws of the marathon. “No matter who we are,” she writes, “at some point we are all first-time marathoners. All of us share that. That’s the beauty of the race — Olympians and all-comers share the same event.”
Posted: Wednesday, 16 January 2008
I'm don't remember exactly when I joined my first running club, but I have vivid memories of the club itself. It was the Ann Arbor (Michigan) Track Club, and someone I'd met at a race must have persuaded me to attend a track workout. 
Posted: Tuesday, 15 January 2008
Perhaps you’ve gone the route of zero training or preparation before your season-launching swagger to the ski lifts in November. You may then remember how bad of an idea it was. You skied your brains out on the first day and ended up sore as heck — or as sometimes happens to green legs, ended up taking out a knee.
Posted: Tuesday, 15 January 2008
This short article looks at some of the tips, tricks and helpful hints you can use to help prevent sports injury. It's been put together to answer some of the more common questions we get regarding stretching and sports injury, and details a number of useful sports injury prevention techniques. I hope it proves useful to you.
Posted: Tuesday, 15 January 2008
The good and bad of the aero position
Posted: Monday, 14 January 2008
In training for your race goal, you improved your fitness, your attitude and your energy level. This doesn’t have to go away after the race. By setting new goals and other projects ahead of time, you can maintain your enhanced fitness and move on to other running experiences.
Posted: Monday, 14 January 2008
scott tinley As most know, Scott Tinley was one of the most prolific triathletes of all time, competing in and winning hundreds of triathlons all over the globe. Scott has been suffering through hip problems for a number of years and recently decided to have his hip resurfaced on Thursday, December 13th in Wisconsin. Scott is providing an exclusive diary for Competitor so that our readers can follow his journey to recovery.
Posted: Thursday, 26 July 2007
Coloradans who have summited all 54 of the state’s highest peaks.

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