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Endurance athletes and hyponatremia

On September 14, 2017 By

There can never be enough discussion about Endurance athletes and hyponatremia

I don’t claim to be a health expert with a host of degrees to my name. Just the same, I’ve spent a lot of time researching the important topic of hyponatremia over the last decade or so.

Also, over the course of […]

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Push yourself too hard and Ironman over training syndrome could end your career.

It would probably be not far off the mark to state that a good majority of endurance athletes suffer from obsessive/compulsive behavior of varying degrees.

Instead of succumbing to drug or alcohol addiction they channel their obsessiveness into endurance sports. I […]

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Ironman Burnout

On April 28, 2017 By

Not knowing when to take a rest from Ironman training can lead to Ironman burnout and have an adverse effect on your race results.

For many, reaching the Ironman finish line just once is their main objective and often Ironman burnout prevents them from getting there.

There’s no doubt that becoming an Ironman is […]

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Women triathletes and weight training for optimum results

Gaining a competitive edge is very possible when women triathletes incorporate weight training into their race preparation.

There are many who believe there is nothing to be gained by women hitting the weight room in order to improve as triathletes. However that’s a myth and weight […]

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Triathlete stretching

On April 18, 2017 By

Does triathlete stretching have a place in your first Ironman or triathlon preparation?

Stretching Is one of those gray areas that nobody seems to really understand. Sometimes I watch people go through the motions just before a race and you can just tell they are unsure exactly what it is they are supposed to […]

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