Author: Chris Bowerbank

What a loser!

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 […]

Like we all need more “baggage”…

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 […]

Go Commando in your triathlon training- no, not that kind….

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. […]

First triathlon? What you should know!

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  

USAT Level 1 Coaching clinic – July 27-28

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