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Sometimes when you're racing you forget about the view because of the focus it takes to get up enough speed, watch out for road hazards and avoid other bikers. As you read this, I'll be out in Montauk racing the Mighty Man weekend. But last Saturday...

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...