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Our Interval Timer App Recommendation – A Seconds Interval Timer Review

When training for a triathlon most plans have a few strength workouts per week. While there are a variety of setups for these workouts, we’ve always found some combination of exercises to personally fit best. To personalize these it’s possible to just remember each or write down a short list, but using a good app… Continue reading Our Interval Timer App Recommendation – A Seconds Interval Timer Review

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STAmina Apnea App Review for Breath Training

Should I Train To Hold My Breath for Running, Biking, Swimming, or Triathlons? According to most sources the average person can hold their breath anywhere from 30 to 90 seconds. This is a pretty narrow range considering the world record for holding your breath is over 24 minutes. The narrow range is likely because this… Continue reading STAmina Apnea App Review for Breath Training

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Using a Hangboard Pull Up Bar For Triathlon Training

Many sites review bikes, shoes, and wetsuits but this series of reviews for some of the not so common accessories that we have found useful when training for a triathlon. Each article in the series aims to find unique ways to break up the monotony of training recovery a triathlon. Check out the others in… Continue reading Using a Hangboard Pull Up Bar For Triathlon Training

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Using a Pellet Ice Machine When Training for Triathlons or Marathons

Many sites review bikes, shoes, and wetsuits but this series of reviews for some of the not so common accessories that we have found useful when training for a triathlon. Each article in the series aims to find unique ways to break up the monotony of training recovery a triathlon. Check out the others in… Continue reading Using a Pellet Ice Machine When Training for Triathlons or Marathons

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Brick Workouts: A Triathlon Beginner’s Guide

Getting the Most Out of A Dual Sport Training Session What is a Brick Workout? When training for a triathlon many athletes choose to do brick workouts which are simply a combination of any of the two disciplines (Swim-Bike, Bike-Run, or even Swim-run). The definition of an exact brick workout gets debated, as does the… Continue reading Brick Workouts: A Triathlon Beginner’s Guide

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The Ultimate Guide to the Withings Body+ Scale

Is the Withings Body+ Scale Accurate? The Withings Body+ Scale is a smart scale that tracks your weight and body composition. It provides you with a complete overview of your health and fitness levels. It is part of a line of products by Withings that are connected via wifi and able to share health information… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to the Withings Body+ Scale

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Can You Complete a Triathlon with No Training?

Tips and Tricks for Triathlon Beginners with NO Training Many Aspiring Athletes Have Asked “Can I Finish a Triathlon without Training?” While the idea of competing in a swimming, biking, and running race can be daunting there is no reason there is no need to be a fully trained athlete to complete in a triathlon.… Continue reading Can You Complete a Triathlon with No Training?

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Everlywell Colon Screening Kit Review

According to the CDC, Colon Cancer deaths have been dropping steadily for two decades. That is mostly from older adults, while incidents and issues with younger (45-54) adults are on the rise. In the spring of 2021 official guidance moved screening recommendations shifted to now include regular checks for people 45-54. Thankfully there are a… Continue reading Everlywell Colon Screening Kit Review