It’s official. Ironman St. George is changing over to a Half-Iron starting in 2013. Read about it here: http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/St._George_to_become_70.3_2719.html
Here’s an article from the St. George Spectrum speculating about the future of Ironman St. George. http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20120414/NEWS01/204140334/Ironman-event-struggles-find-success-after-inaugural-event We all hope IMSG stays until AT LEAST 2014 and beyond!
Losing weight like those on the Biggest Loser isn’t always the most healthy way to go about it. Here’s a nice article about a BYU alum’s experience on the show: http://alumni.byu.edu/s/1085/03-provo-alumni/templates/interior.aspx?sid=1085&gid=7&pgid=3907 At the end of the article, there’s a great list of healthy habits that we all should have, especially as we train for our […]
Actually, if you’re a triathlete, yes, you do. I know we should rename ourselves “try-athletes”, but here are a few things that are actually a good idea to have for training and racing. http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/Items-for-Your-Triathlon-Gear-Bag.htm The speed laces are an especially good idea. Too many athletes forget that transitions are the “4th” sport in triathlon, and […]
Sometimes it just feels good to not have to find and put on all that electronic equipment when you’re getting ready for a ride or run. They call it “triathlon zen”. Read on: http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/Go-Commando-With-Your-Training.htm Remember that any sort of music device is a violation of USA Triathlon rules, so you should practice training without it. […]
For those of you like us at TriUtah who can’t get ENOUGH of triathlon, here’s a great FREE triathlon magazine: http://tri-magazine.net/ Free subscription, great graphics.
If you know what an IT band is, you probably learned about it through an injury or other unfortunate event. Feeling tight or just want to keep from injuring it? Here’s a good article on how to stretch that pesky thing: http://www.active.com/cycling/Articles/Tight-IT-Band-3-Simple-Exercises-to-Fix-it-Now.htm
If you raced at least 3 USAT-sanctioned events in 2011, you have a national ranking! To see how you did, here’s where they are posted: http://www.usatriathlon.org/rankings/past-rankings.aspx The rankings are determined based on the overall winning time of the race, and unless you’re a math-nerd, are a little hard to figure out. If you want to […]
Eric Purrington from ESPN wrote a funny article about triathlon & triathletes, and what he found after before/during/after his first triathlon. A good read for triathletes of all experience levels. And spandex? You betcha! Here’s the link: http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/What-I-Wish-I-Knew-Before-My-First-Race.htm?cmp=306&memberid=30571047&lyrisid=24845521
The next USAT Level I coaching clinic in the Rocky Mountain Region will be in Salt Lake City on July 27-28. Registration opens May 2nd at 9:00AM! For more info on the USAT website: http://www.usatriathlon.org/audience/coaching/become-a-coach.aspx To register: http://www.active.com/triathlon-class/salt-lake-city-ut/level-i-coaching-clinic—salt-lake-city-ut-2012