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Family Favorite Triathlon Training Camps With Local Flavor

  We’ve actually come to love triathlon training camps over the years. They can be great for a family vacation as long as everyone realizes your triathlete will be gone most of the day. And mind you, they are not all created equal. While some are high end and great for the family, others are more like boot camp and geared strictly toward the athlete….

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How Triathlon Families Can Save and Savor the Weekend

Having a triathlete in your life can be a real strain on personal and family relationships. So much time is spent on training, races, keeping equipment up, and thinking about not just this season, but next season, too…because, of course, you have to register for races a year ahead of time. All of this activity doesn’t leave a lot of quality time for you and…

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Surefire Gems a Triathlete Says That Puts a Pin in the Romance

My triathlete husband and I were at lunch recently. Yes, really…Out for a sit down lunch at a nice restaurant even though he’s in heavy training for a race in less than a month. We were talking about how our allergies were bothering us and that the wind must have kicked up something in the air when he blurts out “I know. You should have…

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10 Money-Saving Tips for Triathletes and Families

Being a triathlete is not an inexpensive hobby/profession and adding a family to the mix only puts more stress on the finances. If you’re like most, you’re looking for ways to save money, but still have a ton of fun enjoying the triathlon lifestyle. Well, good news! There are quite a few things you can do to cut down on expenses that shouldn’t hurt too…

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Becoming A TriWife All Over Again

My husband hasn’t done an Ironman race since California in 2015. Due to injuries and work obligations he was forced to take some time away from the sport. Can I still be called a TriWife? I mean we’re talking three years here. He is supposed to be getting back into the sport this spring, however, which brings up the question…Will I have forgotten everything I’ve learned…

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3 Triathlon Destinations Even Your Teens Should Love

Traveling to a triathlon is not always an easy task, but when you are taking teenagers to triathlons,  there is so much you need to consider. While having kids in tow is awesome, teens really need special TLC when considering which triathlons to take them to. More than likely they would much rather stay at home with their friends then have to travel to a…

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A Novel Idea for Choosing Triathlon Venues

While the triathlon season is over for pretty much everyone unless you’re doing Ironman Australia, choosing triathlon venues for races to do in the new season is just heating up. There are many reasons why your triathlete may pick a venue related to racing itself. For instance, they know they do better on flat bike courses so pick races to match that strength. But, how…

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5 Tips to Ease Back Into Triathlon Training Season

It is hard to believe that triathlon training season is actually here again. We were just writing about the joys of off-season, weren’t we? But as all good things must come to an end, so must off-season. We’re not feeling too sorry for ourselves, though, as there are pros and cons to both seasons. While we do enjoy the downtime activities, time together, and especially…

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