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How The Race Was Won: IRONMAN Lake Placid 2016 – WOMEN

The PRO race at Ironman Lake Placid 2016 was an experiment regarding event format. The difference was that Ironman Lake Placid only had a PRO WOMEN section. No pro men at all. I am sure that Ironman and WANDA sports had sound business economic reasons for their choice, but feedback from the PRO Women was […]

International Federation of Body Building Now Exploiting children – Reaction

I know that today’s video is a sharp contrast to the running / cycling / triathlon content that I normally produce on a day to day basis. It is sadly, however, a subject that I wish that I would not ever need to discuss – the exploitation of children in order to promote a morally […]

How The Race Was Won: IRONMAN Switzerland 2016 – WOMEN

If there was ever a textbook way to get into your opposition’s heads and make them believe that the best they can do is compete for second place ahead of the 70.3 World Championship and Kona – then the Angry Bird has just re-written that chapter. Three full Iron distance starts in four weeks. The […]

The Week In Tri: NEW WORLD RECORD – Episode #043

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: Jan Frodeno SMASHES the world record in Roth. Angry Bird lines up for her third full distance event in less than a month just one week after almost breaking the world record. All this and more in this week’s episode as we take in the […]

How The Race Was Won: IRONMAN UK 2016 – WOMEN

  When you are the defending champion – especially at full distance triathlon, you not only tend to have the proverbial target on your back that everyone measures themselves against. But, more often than not, you lack the intensity of hunger that won you the title the previous year. But that’s not the style of […]

Why Most Runners Don’t Lose Weight

What is it with athletes these days. Everybody seems to be on a diet while training and most continue to complain that they still struggle to shed the pounds. Then there is the flood of articles, books and blog posts promoting calorie restriction/calorie deficit as the way to get lean. Let’s look at one of […]