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5 Elements For The Perfect Quick Getaway

We would love to always be able to plan way ahead for our vacations, but all too often life intervenes and we aren’t allowed this luxury, so we head off for a quick getaway.  And, hey, sometimes travel spontaneity is really the way to go, especially if you’ve had the week from hell and really, really need to leave it all behind and unwind. When that…

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Why A Triathlete Who Trains Solo Switches Gear For A Group

My husband has always been a triathlete who trains solo. Oh, they’d be the occasional rides with friends on weekends, but that was rare, especially when he was training for a race. The reason was always explained to me as follows… It’s too hard to do what I need to do when I’m riding with someone else. I have to follow what Matt (his coach)…

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Should A Triwife Intervene When A Triathlete Says “I’m Done”?

Many triathletes have probably experienced that “I just don’t want to or can’t do this anymore” feeling. It may have come about because of an injury, race setback, or they’re just plain exhausted. While most have something jolt them back to reality and the world of triathlons, there are those that just have a lot of trouble snapping out of it and getting remotivated to…

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5 Favorite Caribbean Islands For A Quick Getaway

Getting away for us is not always about planning a big vacation. With our busy lives, we often are planning last minute getaways. But, finding locations that are warm, relaxing, and filled with luxury wasn’t always easy until we focused on the Caribbean. The area offers diverse islands that range from private islands to resorts to countries filled with tradition and cities waiting to be…

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5 Ways To Decompress With A Triathlete

During the off season, it’s often hard for triathletes to decompress. We think of it this way. For 10 or 11 months of the year, they dedicate 2-6 hours a day training (at least ours do). Then, add the prep time and downloading training time, reading triathlon magazines, looking on-line at the newest gear and everything else, and many hours a day are eaten up…

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Hanukkah Gifts For That Hard To Buy For Person

It is that time of year again and the list of Hanukkah gifts are getting long… Over the years, we have determined that just buying gifts to buy gifts simply doesn’t make sense. You see, when your kids never really want for anything, they are hard to buy for. When they have never been material kids, never wanting things like an X-Box, they are hard to…

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Fun Triathlete Holiday Gifts Under $100 They’ll Use and Love

We tried to come up with a different take on suggestions for triathlete holiday gifts this year and thought we’d throw out a few ideas that won’t break the bank and make great stocking stuffers. We thought you just might find what you’re looking for. But, if these ideas don’t do it for you, we have TONS of other recommendations in our gift guides from…

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