USA Triathlon Medical Multisport Conference

Getting ready to head out to Colorado Springs to present at the USA Triathlon Medical Multisport Conference. If you’re interested in sports medicine topics for endurance athletes, then this is the place to be this week. http://www.usatriathlon.org/events/usat/2014/11/2014-medical-multisport-conference.aspx Post by John M. Martinez.

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Ever wonder what a pro cycling sprint looks like?

Here some great video footage of the final sprint on the opening day of the 2014 Tour of California from team Giant-Shimano and their top sprinter John Degenkolb goes head to head with Mark Cavendish. I’ve watched and listened to years and years of Tour de France coverage with Phil and Paul as they talk […]

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The Health Benefits Of Triathlon Training – In Pictures

The Health Benefits Of Triathlon Training – In Pictures

If you’re like most triathletes, then your friends and family often look at you as if you’re Jack Nicholson in the Shining, or maybe they hope that it’s “just a phase” or “mid-life crisis” as they whisper to others as you ride your new Cervelo up the driveway from a 6 hour bike ride… But […]

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Is too much exercise bad for the heart

Dr James O’Keefe is a preventive cardiologist with Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City who has an interesting take on possible negative impact of excessive chronic exercise on the heart

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Marathons safe for baby-boomers

Marathons safe for baby-boomers

What is the impact of running a marathon on runners over the age of 50? Read about recent studies that show…

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Women’s Hamburg ITU Triathlon Update

Women’s Hamburg ITU Triathlon Update

Under cloudy skies on Sunday afternoon, the elite women raced at the Hamburg ITU World Championship Series triathlon, with a clean sweep of the podium by the “Emmas”, as Emma Moffatt, Jackson, and Snowsill managed to break free from a large lead pack on the run. Series leader Paula Findley skipped this stop on the […]

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Hamburg ITU Triathlon Men’s race results

Hamburg ITU Triathlon Men’s race results

Saturday’s men’s ITU triathlon race in Hamburg, Germany saw a blistering bike pace blow apart the run for many of the men. Australian Brad Kahlefeldt managed to outrun Great Britain’s Will Clarke and David Hauss from France down the finish chute for his first ITU World Championship Series win. Javier Gomez took sixth place, which […]

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Hamburg ITU World Championship Series Triathlon update 2

It’s Friday morning and the team is getting it’s last swim workout in at one of the local Germany swimming pools. It’s an interesting contrast watching the several pool lanes packed with elite triathletes swimming next to the water aerobics class, in German, with what sounds like a mix of polka music with a techno […]

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Hamburg World Championship Series Triathlon race update

Here in a cool and overcast Hamburg, Germany for the next stop on the ITU Triathlon World Championship Series. We have a slightly smaller US team due to some last minute drops due to injury. It seems that weather continues to be a factor in the race series. A traditionally hot Madrid race in May […]

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Women’s Madrid ITU WCS Triathlon

Sunday afternoon saw warmer temperatures for the women’s World Championship Series triathlon race in Madrid’s Casa de Campo park. Overall, a good race for the U.S. women, with Sarah Groff and Laura Bennett turning in strong performances and both placing in the top 10. Jillian Petersen and Gwen Jorgensen rounded out the US women’s team. […]

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