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Ironman 70.3 Taiwan Recap: Double Crawfords secure narrow victory

Pure coincidence, their last names might have given them the extra power but they are not related. New Zealanders Guy Crawford and Gina Crawford each jumped into the lead early, powered the bike and surged over their competition as the mercury…

Ironman Nutrition: Add Grains to Your Smoothies

Whole grains are good for you! Here’s how to add them to your smoothies without sacrificing texture or taste. Adding more whole grains to your diet can increase the amount of vitamins and minerals your body gets. Whole grains are…

Island House Invitational Triathlon: Gwen Jorgensen and Javier Gomez score double victories on Stage 2

Day two of the Island House Invitational Triathlon saw a repeat of day one with Gwen Jorgensen and Javier Gomez taking out the wins. Stage two comprised a draft-legal “Enduro”, or triple triathlon, with a course consisting of a 500m…

Triathlon Tips: Two tried-and-true swim sets for maintaining swim fitness

Are you in your triathlon ‘off-season’ but still thinking about maintaining your swim fitness? It’s important to maintain fitness in the pool, but you don’t necessarily want to be at your peak. Sometimes taking a mental and physical break can…

New Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races announced in Weymouth, UK

IRONMAN announced today the addition of two new races to the 2016 European Tour, IRONMAN® Weymouth and IRONMAN® 70.3® Weymouth triathlons. The inaugural races will take place concurrently on Sunday, September 11, 2016 with registration for both events opening on…

From Hobbit Samwise Gamgee to Sean Astin ‘You are an Ironman’

Remember Sam, one of the hobbits from Lord of the Rings? Well, the real actor, Sean Astin participated in the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii last weekend and is now officially, an IRONMAN. Astin, 44, finished the 2.4-mile (3.8km) swim, 112-mile(180km)…

Extreme triathlete, Sean Conway is the first to complete the Ultimate British Triathlon

“Leading a normal life scares me” – Sean Conway Zimbabwean-born adventurer Sean Conway recently became the first person to complete the Ultimate British Triathlon. Having cycled the length of Britain in 2008, then swam it in 2013, he knocked off the…

Swim Bike Run Altitude training with Ironman Craig ‘Crowie’ Alexander

Specialized spent a few days documenting Craig Alexander’s triathlon training in Boulder, Colorado. Alexander, better known as ‘Crowie’ said: “My love is training and racing. But you can’t do it forever. I’m just happy to still be doing it at…

How to ace triathlon as a 11-year old budding triathlete?

Angie Liew, 11 years old, took part in her first triathlon, which took her on a 200m Swim, 8km of cycling and 2km of running. She participated in the Under 15 Girls category at the recent Compressport International Schools’ Triathlon Series…

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