Author: Dan Aamodt

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. […]