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Beans can be such a wonderful and simple savory meal.  They are not only low in fat and cholesterol, but are a great source of protein. This was a meal prepared in less than 30 minutes.  After sauteing an onion and garlic with a little...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbCsWJRXQKU&feature=youtu.be] Do follow this link if it won't post here because it's a great series for the Kona lead up. It's always fun to see how the pros deal with the pressures of racing, family and work. Having been a lawyer who used to think panic...

  This weekend is the last local triathlon of the season and truly the farewell to summertime. It's already starting to get dark when I get home and the indoor bike trainer is beckoning. I got a little too busy toward the end of the summer...

Last weekend was the final push for many professional athletes competing in Kona. A 70.3 is a great tune-up test for Kona. It's long enough to be a great workout but it's much faster than a full-Ironman and requires less recovery.  (for those professional athletes...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKoHamUVuws&feature=relmfu] A great new pre-Kona series to let us know that most of these professionals are just like us in their preparation---even having crazy pre-race anxiety dreams.  Have you ever had a dream you were running away and woke yourself up?  The weeks before a race...

[caption id="attachment_1396" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo from @chrissiesmiles[/caption] If you truly believe you can do something and you really want it, I believe you can do it. That’s what IRONMAN represents for me and for many people I think. Bonner Paddock - Triathlete - Philanthropist...

[caption id="attachment_1392" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo from www.teamtbb.com[/caption] Not only is it surprising that Doc came to London, but that he didn't have clearance to watch the race for the Swiss and had to hole up at a betting bar (which sounded like loads of fun actually and...

Chrissie Wellington's former Team TBB coach Brett Sutton is also the coach of Olympic gold medalist Nicola Spirig. I found one of the most interesting parts of Wellington's autobiography was about her relationship with Sutton. With a controversial past as well as a coaching style...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2B661l_bTc]   Team TBB member Caroline Steffen is poised to be at the top of the podium in Kona this year. She turned pro in 2009 after a short career in professional bike racing. With solid performances in all disciplines, could she be the one to beat...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJEFlK3wy8k] Bonner Paddock is going to be the first person with Cerebral Palsy (CP) to complete the Ironman World Championships this October in order to raise $1 million dollars for his foundation OMF (One Man One Mission). As much as we keep our eyes on the...