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HARD APPLE CIDER SANGRIA RECIPE

We love our Sangria and at all times during the year. The only thing we do is change up the Sangria recipe for the seasons. While it’s probably most known for summer enjoyment and dining al fresco, when you choose white Sangria, it works equally well for fall and winter with red wine or hard apple cider and brandy. One of the things we really…

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A FALL INSPIRED “TRITINI” COCKTAIL RECIPE

If your triathlete is like our triathletes, they do very little imbibing while in training and during race season. It’s sad how often we drink alone as triwives/partners…But, with the season winding down, we may just find a drinking buddy. So, to be ready, we decided to get creative and come up with our very own “TRITINI” cocktail in celebration. In our search for the…

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WASHINGTON’S SAN JUAN ISLAND: AN IDEAL SETTING FOR A TRIATHLON OR GETAWAY

Just when you think San Juan Island in Washington is amazing, you find out it has a triathlon and it like changes everything! I mean really; the perfect resort hosting the perfect race. Could it get any better for a triathlon family? I think not. We learned about the triathlon on a recent trip to Lakedale Resort. Although we were not on San Juan Island…

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When A June Cleaver Kind Of Girl Meets An Enemy Called Triathlon

One of our readers, Jen, was kind enough to put her feelings down in writing about being a triwife, living the triathlon lifestyle, and what it has meant for both her relationship with her husband, the triathlete, and her family. We were so moved by her honesty, humor, and candor that we are thrilled she let us share it with you…ENJOY. We’re sure you can…

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The Eight Stages of Human Development and the Triathlete

Recently, I was researching Erikson and his eight stages of development while working on an article for a new baby product and realized OMG! It has been studied for generations that it takes a human a lifetime to go through each of these stages and I realized it takes just ONE RACE for a triathlete to pass through them all. Trust me, just keep reading…

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HOW TO HANDLE ALL THE TOGETHERNESS IN NON-TRIATHLON GETAWAYS

In the space of a month, David and I have had two non-triathlon getaways. Since it had been years when absolutely no training would be involved and all gear would be left at home, I wasn’t quite sure how we would handle this new found time together. But, we did and survived totally unscathed and argument free. Want to know our secret? The unspoken expectation…

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WHEN THE TRIATHLON RACE DAY DOESN’T GO AS PLANNED

If you’ve been a trisupporter of a triathlete for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced this scenario at least once on race day: You’ve been good and planned ahead with your triathlete what time they expect to complete the bike segment. You’ve agreed on where you’re going to be along the spectating route and you’re there 20 minutes ahead of when they’re expected to…

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5 REASONS WHY BOULDER IS A PERFECT GET AWAY FOR TRIATHLETES

It has been years, and I mean years and years, since David and I have gone away together and NOTHING triathlon was involved. No swimming, no biking (well, no tribike), no running (well, maybe a little trail run), no worrying about working out, and no worries about a race and all the gear. We chose to drive to Boulder for a weekend get away that…

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HEY TRIATHLETES! 22 REASONS TO APPRECIATE YOUR TRISUPPORTERS

We recently did a post on the 22 Reasons You Should Love Having A Triathlete In Your Life and I started thinking, so this relationship works both ways, right? Quid pro quo, there’s got to be 22 reasons the triathlete in your life should appreciate your contribution to their success! And, voila, guess what, there are!!! Well, we actually came up with more, but didn’t…

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