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Tri Swim: Winter Training

To swim better, says Joe Beer, (writer of Fitness and Science in Cycling Plus, and Ironman triathlete) you must assess your current ability and tweak your training to focus on stubborn areas…  With winter training underway, your good intentions over … Continue reading

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TRAINER QUICK TIP: Step It Up!

TRAINER QUICK TIP: Step It Up! If you’re looking to squeeze that butt into skinny jeans this holiday season, I have just the exercise for you. Step-ups target your glutes, hamstrings and quads and will help you build a rockin’ … Continue reading

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Tri Swim 101: Technique Is Everything

So you are thinking about competing in your first triathlon next season but feeling a bit uncomfortable not having mastered all the required disciplines. If you are like most people new to this exciting and rewarding sport, it’s the swimming … Continue reading

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Tips to Stay Fit During the Holidays

Tips to Stay Fit During the Holidays Almost everyone does a little too much celebrating at this time of year. Between Thanksgiving and the New Year, the average American will gain 7 pounds as a result of indulging in extra … Continue reading

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A Call To Action – Let’s Fight Cancer Together

I am calling on all my friends to step up and help me support this extremely important cause. It time for us all to be grateful for all that we have, especiually our good healthy, to count our blessings, to … Continue reading

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Eat Healthy & Thrive: Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Orzo

Eat Healthy & Thrive: Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Orzo Sun-dried tomatoes and Romano cheese pack a flavorful punch along with the tantalizing aroma of fresh marjoram in this rustic Italian-inspired dish. Serve with sautéed fresh spinach or steamed broccolini. * … Continue reading

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It’s All About – “Your Engine”

I LOVE THIS PHOTO of Lt. Col. Heidi Grimm of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program as she leads and beats Air Force Capt. Lara Brown during the bike portion of the Armed Forces Triathlon Championships at Naval Base … Continue reading

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You Are Never 2 Old

‎23 years ago I stopped competing in triathlons and bicycle racing (USCF) to focus all my attention on martial arts, getting my first, then second-degree black belts (as well as competing in Karate and Kickboxing and later studing BJJ & … Continue reading

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Eat Healthy and Thrive: Pork Chop Suey

This week “Eat Healthy and Thrive” will be bringing you cheap (and “healthy”) weeknight dinners that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. When you’re busy,  trying to eat healthy and to stick to a budget, dinner needs to … Continue reading

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Eat Healthy and Thrive: Salsa-Roasted Salmon

Eat Healthy and Thrive: Salsa-Roasted Salmon Fire up the food processor, add a few simple ingredients, and you’ve got a vibrant-tasting salsa in minutes. Other fish and even chicken or turkey could stand in for the salmon—adjust the roasting time … Continue reading

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