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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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is a getaway vacation a good way to decompress with a triathlete
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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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6 Affordable City Getaways To Recover From Race Season

Vacationing with a triathlete may sound like a cruel joke. Why? Well, there are two main issues that get in the way – training/race season and budgets. But, these issues make it even more imperative that you get affordable city getaways to recover from race season. If your triathlete is anything like ours, the off-season is very short so working in a trip can be…

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which type of triwife are you
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Which Type of Triathlete Wife (Husband) Are You?

We all know that having a triathlete partner can be both really awesome and really awful. From the time triathletes spend training to special eating needs to money spent to missed kids’ events to questionable vacation venues, it can really cause issues for a triwife. But, since living with a triathlete Sherry WernickeSherry is one of the TriWivesClub and LifeDoneWell co-founders and contributes to multiple…

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How One Triwife Blew Her Chance For A Triathlon Free Life
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How One Triwife Blew Her Chance For A Triathlon Free Life

As a triwife, I’ve lived a dream existence for the past year and a half. I’ve been on actual vacations where the word triathlon never came up in conversation. I’ve gotten to sleep in until 7am and had many nights of dinners and movies with my husband. Sherry WernickeSherry is one of the TriWivesClub and LifeDoneWell co-founders and contributes to multiple blogs. She is a…

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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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When All Else Fails, Have A Cocktail And Enjoy The Triathlon Ride

There is triathlon training season and then there is triathlon training season. The training goes up and down based on when the race is and what type of race it is. There are A races and B races and then there are the “it’s just for fun” races that they treat like an “A” race. You also have to consider where in the training cycle…

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How To Have A Fabulous In-Season Date Night With Your Triathlete

Okay, don’t laugh. Yes, it’s possible. You can have a date night with your triathlete even during the height of in-training season. It just takes a bit of planning, preparation, and magic! Now, that said, we’re assuming you still want date night after living with your triathlete. It can certainly put a damper on the romance… Dating your triathlete during triathlon season can be an…

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When A Triathlete Is At A Race, Does The Triwife Play?

During a recent race season, my husband went to two races without me. The first time it was due to my dog having surgery for cancer and the second time, it was because I couldn’t find a sitter. It was really disappointing as one race was in Frankfurt, Germany. But, oh well, life happens and there’s always the chance he’ll go back to race it…

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TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELING TO TRIATHLONS WITH KIDS IN TOW

Okay, I’ll be the first to admit it. It can be difficult traveling to triathlons. Throw kids in tow into the mix and it makes it even tougher when you’re traveling to the races. Picking the location, making sure you’ve packed everything EVERYONE needs, traveling with a bike, packing up the car or flying, getting that right-sized rental car, unpacking at the hotel, being left…

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