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THE 2 MINUTE NuttZo POST WORKOUT RECOVERY DRINK

Training for a triathlon takes it toll on the triathlete’s body. When you add in the body’s needs for proper nutrition, not just to get through the workout, but for recovery, too, it’s imperative that you are able to replenish your body appropriately. In a recent article on Active.com about ways to speed recovery, it states that without proper post-workout nutrition, it can take up…

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Pizza, Roasts, & Stews – Surprise, It’s Home Cooking For Your Dog

  I went to a fundraiser for a local animal shelter, Adopt-A-Dog, and met a woman, Christine Filardi, who was doing cooking demonstrations.  Okay, so no big deal you must be thinking.  Ordinarily, yes, but this was for dogs.  She showed us a Friday Playdate Pizza and Easy As Potpie recipes that looked totally like people food.  She had written a cookbook called, Home Cooking for…

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4 SIMPLE TRICKS FOR TRIATHLON TRAINING WITH SCHOOL-AGED KIDS

Training for a triathlon is hard. Okay, you already know that. Now, imagine it with a school-aged child who is starting to have their own life. Once your child hits kindergarten and elementary school, the weekend activities get crazy. So many birthday parties, school activities, Sunday School, and sports. Kids start to explore lots of different activities to see what is a natural fit for…

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TO TRI CLUB OR NOT: CAN IT MAKE FOR A HAPPY FAMILY LIFE?

    During the many years our husbands have been a part of the triathlon community, we’ve been associated with triathlon clubs and just on our own, so to speak. Belonging to a tri club was especially beneficial when our triathletes were just starting out, for no other reason than they provided so many built-in resources. But, there was so much else to be gained…

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in That's Life

Are Crabby and Mean Always What They Seem?

Okay, I have been SO guilty of judging people when they do something that sets me off and not giving them the benefit of the doubt.  Admit it, you have been guilty, too.  Please admit it…This behavior really didn’t hit home until I overheard one of the twins being very judgmental about a friend and I cringed first and then went into huge mom fail mode, realizing they…

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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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