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A selection of the latest triathlon news and blog posts.

This Taco Recipe Is Perfect for Winter Use cranberries to breathe new life into taco night. Native to North America, cranberries are an antioxidant powerhouse, and recent research suggests that a special type of carbohydrate in the pucker-worthy fruit can act like a prebiotic to sprout beneficial bacteria in our guts.

Here's a Unique Chance to Compete in a World Championship The 2020 ITU World Championships will take place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-a quick trip for U.S.-based triathletes. Next summer, thousands of the world's fittest triathletes will descend upon Edmonton, Canada for the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final.

Ironman 70.3 Italy moves from Pescara to Cervia Since 2017 the Cervia region of Italy has hosted Ironman Emilia-Romagna. Now the country's only Ironman 70.3 is moving to the beautiful city on the Adriatic sea - the day after the Ironman.

Are You Up For The Challenge? Select one of the North American IRONMAN Challenges, cross the finish line in both events and you will be awarded a commemorative medal to celebrate your epic accomplishment. Are you up for the challenge? IRONMAN Challenges. High Altitude Challenge:IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder - IRONMAN Boulder.

Tested: 2 Sleep Trackers to Help You Recover Better When life got hectic and recovery time elusive, we tried turning to tech to ensure maximum zzz's.; $300. What: Emfit is a Finnish brand that has been involved in sleep tracking for almost 30 years, so the science behind the QS is definitely top tier.

Spotify rolls out Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music Support It's been some four months since Garmin first announced Spotify integration for their music enabled wearables. This allowed those with music enabled devices to download Spotify playlists and music to their watch and play it back sans-phone, using just Bluetooth headphones.

Laguna Phuket 25th anniversary show Don't miss the coverage of one of the sport's most iconic races - the Laguna Phuket Triathlon. We've got the full television show covering the 25th anniversary of this spectacular race.

F2C Nutrition named Official Nutrition Partner of the ITU World Triathlon Store - The International Triathlon Union is pleased to announce that its Official Licensing and Merchandise Partner, Tribe Solutions, has reached an exclusive agreement with F2C Nutrition Inc. to supply the World Triathlon Official Store.

The Surprising Nutritional Benefits of Mushrooms-Plus 2 Recipes to Try Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, a touch of fiber, and-surprise!-some protein, mushrooms add a party of texture and flavor to meals. Work these recipes into your weekly menu for a hearty, earthy treat.

Tri University: Should I Weave Triathlon Into My Resume? Your commitment to triathlon can make you a desirable job candidate-but only if you present it the right way. Swim. Bike. Run. Day job. Oh, right. The painful reality is that the majority of us have to work a 9 to 5 to sustain our lifestyles. It may seem like your office life and triathlon have nothing in common, but that's not totally true.

Beginner's Luck: On Falling Down Failure in life and triathlon is where the lessons are born. When coaching new triathletes, one of the most common fears they have is either learning to ride a bike or re-learning as an adult to be on two wheels. Unless you grew up as a cyclist, riding a bike as an adult can be daunting.

The Challenges Ahead for Zwift and ESports It was almost exactly two months ago that Zwift announced they received a whopping $120 million USD in new funding, whereby a large chunk of that would be spent on digital racing - known as esports.

The Best Food and Drink Storage Options for the Bike Think beyond the bento and eat and drink in perfectly-functioning, aero style. $58 ; British-based Flowcell has created an excellent and sturdy top tube nutrition carrier.

50 Ways To Be A Better, Happier Athlete Whether it's qualifying for the IRONMAN World Championship, hitting on top of the podium, or achieving a personal best, nurturing the following athletic qualities will help you unlock your potential, be happier, and reach athletic excellence on race day.

This Triathlete Refuses to Let Crohn's Disease Define Him Nick Meyer had all but given up on his athletic dreams until he found triathlon. Robbin Meyer remembers the first time she noticed something was off about her son, Nick. It was 2011 and she and her husband Dan were at a swim meet watching their only child compete.

These 5 Practices Will Help You Be a Successful Athlete A long-time triathlete and runner shares her solutions to the question, "How do you stay motivated?" It's not easy-but as the saying goes, If it were easy, everyone could do it.

One-Hour Workout: Sweet Spot Bike Intervals Use this early-season bike workout to knock out the rust and improve that base threshold. This week's workout is brought to you by Alison Freeman, a coach with Boulder-based D3 Multisport. Freeman is a Level 1 USAT and Training Peaks Level II certified coach who focuses on long-course coaching for middle-of-the-pack and beginner triathletes.

Kärnten goes after Ironman 70.3 World Championship in 2022 Klagenfurt aims to make Ironman Austria the biggest Ironman race in the world this year. Now the Austrians are after both the Ironman 70.3 European and world championships.

Vicky Holland named as final member of Bahrain Endurance 13 Vicky Holland will join the Bahrain Endurance 13 team, adding another Olympic medalist to the team's impressive roster.

15 Photos of the Always-Epic Challenge Wanaka Triathlon The 2019 Challenge Wanaka triathlon featured a competitive field and exciting storylines, but it was once against the scenery that stole the show at the New Zealand race. New Zealand's own Braden Currie and Hannah Wells earned the victories in 4:00:00 and 4:31:11, respectively.

10 Tips for the Mere Mortal Beginner Triathlete Most of us manage to survive life, work difficult jobs, commute in ridiculous traffic, take care of family and community-yet we have convinced ourselves that we cannot swim, bike or run from one point to another in a little race called a triathlon. Truth: if you can grocery shop on the day before Thanksgiving, you can do a triathlon.

Javier Gomez recounts his day at Ironman 70.3 Geelong The goal was to get qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Nice. Check. Javier Gomez also wanted to run fast off the bike. Double check. A chat with the multi-world champion after his impressive day at Ironman 70.3 Geelong.

6 Simple Strength Moves You Can Do in the Gym Ready to test the weight room waters? Here's a great routine for getting started. Reams of research back up the benefits of strength training for endurance athletes.

The Monday Round-Up: Season Opener Down Under Gomez and Kahlefeldt golden in Geelong, ten chances to get to the Kona start line via The IRONMAN Foundation, and more buzz from around the world of endurance.

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