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Tips for Cleaning Triathlete Bags and Luggage

With triathlon season quickly approaching, it’s time to think about cleaning all of the gear and bags, especially if you haven’t touched them during the year. Seriously! Just consider where your bags have been and what has gone into them…all that sweaty spandex and shoes. But, this doesn’t just apply to cleaning triathlete bags; it also applies to all of your luggage. And then there’s…

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How One Triathlete On Vacation Let Go Of The “T” Word

I am here to tell all you tripartners out there that it is possible to take a triathlete on vacation and NOT hear the “T” word, triathlon, mentioned; well, barely mentioned. Yes, it just happened to me… My triathlete husband and I recently returned from a 9 day vacation to Alaska. We were invited by his sister, along with her husband’s cousin. Having had such…

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What You Need to Know to Live Happily With a Triathlete

If you are reading this blog, you undoubtedly know that life with a triathlete isn’t all swimming with the dolphins, biking the countryside of Tuscany, or running through fields of lavender. It also comes with a few negatives! Yes, I said it. There are self-importance issues, family abandonment issues, laundry issues, and expense issues just to name a few. So, faced with such adversity, how…

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Fueling Triathletes Is Easy And Healthy With Gravlax

Fueling triathletes with foods that are real and good for them and the family can be exhausting AND expensive. We have found one way to provide a food high in benefits and house-cured, thus keeping the cost down. The best thing is that this food will also be loved by the family and keeps well. That food you ask…Well, it’s Gravlax! Benefits of Gravlax Being…

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Great Food And Drink In Omaha For USAT Nationals

Welcome to Omaha. You are so lucky to have landed in this great city with award winning chefs and restaurants. Being a triathlon family, when we moved here, finding the right restaurants was a priority. And, fortunately, it was not that hard at all. The USA Olympic-Distance National Championships are just a week away on August 13, so we wanted to share our cleaning eating,…

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The Sport Of Spectating Ironman Boulder

Boulder is such a gorgeous venue for not only a vacation, but also for an Ironman race. It truly offers it all. The community has tons of wonderful activities, indoors and out, and really, really good restaurants filled with fresh seasonal cuisine. If you’re headed to town and will be spectating Ironman Boulder, lucky you! Here’s some information on the race and tips for having…

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HOW TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL NON-TRIATHLON WEEKEND GETAWAY

Getting away and having a non-triathlon weekend vacation is just fine in-season and trust us, everyone will survive. In fact, we think sometimes it’s just what is needed for a bit of rejuvenation and is actually great for everyone, including the triathlete and the family. The first step, though, is actually leaving home. We do not recommend a staycation for this getaway. Staying at home…

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NuttZo BANANA BREAD

We are NuttZo fans for all the goodness it offers and all the options of NuttZo flavors you can choose from. Making sure we are fueled by real food that we have control over, though, is what we love the most…and the versatility. While we eat it plain, on scones, in smoothies, and I’ve even created muffins and protein truffle balls with it, I decided…

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