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Triathlon Blog RSS Feed

Nov 9, 2007 |

I want to make sure that you all know that this blog has an RSS feed. Here is the URL of this blog’s RSS feed: If you do not know what an RSS feed is, let me tell you. It is a form of internet syndication. Users can subscribe to RSS feeds, and then […more]

Hawaii’s 2007 Ironman Utilizes Mobile Content

Oct 30, 2007 |

A recent post on Branding Unbound says that Hawaii’s 2007 Ironman will utilize mobile content and marketing. This will allow triathlon fans and other interested parties to keep up with event through their mobile phones. For example, cellphone users can get automatic text message updates when specified participants reach checkpoints on the race. It is […more]

Finding Triathlon Training Partners

Oct 25, 2007 |

Here is a tip: You can find triathlon training partners on craigslist. If you do not already know, craigslist is a major website that allows you to post local classified ads for free. You can generally find any kind of training partner, be it a running buddy, a cycling group, or whatever. Good luck!

Funny Picture, Cycling in Harlow

Oct 24, 2007 |

One road in Harlow requires cyclists to dismount seven times within 380 yards. What were they thinking when they put all those signs up?

Mother-of-Three Makes World Triathlon

Oct 17, 2007 |

I just read an interesting blog post about a mother-of-three who qualified for a world triathlon after doing her first triathlon in June. Congratulations to her!

Fuel Triathlon Training With Pasta

Oct 16, 2007 |

While at the grocery store yesterday, I was reminded of the low price of pasta. A 16oz box of pasta costs less than a dollar, if I buy the store brand, and a jar of sauce costs another dollar. For about 2 bucks, I can make a big pot of pasta that has nearly 2,000 […more]

Still Thinking about Swimming

Oct 3, 2007 |

I am still deciding about swimming in the mornings. I would have to swim before going to community service. It will be hard to wake up so early in the morning, and it will tire me out for community service. However, swimming is the best triathlon training I can get in the winter. It will […more]

More Community Service

Oct 2, 2007 |

I had my community service today. I find that the main trouble with it isn’t the time it takes up, but that it makes me tired for the rest of the day. After getting up early and spending about 7 hours on my feet performing manual labor, I just do not have any energy to […more]

Exercise Through Community Service

Oct 1, 2007 |

I think the indoor pools in my town opened tomorrow, but I won’t go. I didn’t get my pool pass yet, and I have community service to do. I’m going to be doing community service about twice a week. Luckily, I get some exercise doing the community service. It’s not as intense as most triathlon […more]

Indoor Pools Open Soon

Sep 14, 2007 |

The indoor pools for my town open on October 1st. I’m excited. I get my best endurance exercise in the pool. I think because the water regulated my body temperature, and just because I swim better than I run and bike. I’m considering running down to the pool to swim, rather than driving. Why not […more]