Nick Thornton

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Finding longevity in long course

W<br>e all know local runners who return to the same marathon year after year, racking up an impressive string of consecutive finishes over one or two …

It might be time to change your line

Marcus McCleery, the 372-pound version of him, had nothing to look forward to. Suffering from atrial fibrillation, an abnormally rapid beating of his heart that would leave him exhausted, he was so depressed that he did little more than sleep, eat and sag into a basement sofa and play video games …

Medicine

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Shimano Adding New Di2 TT/Triathlon Brake Lever Shifter Pods, Updating Heirarchy

At Interbike, a couple of our eagle-eyed writers noticed BMC’s 2013 TM01 TT/triathlon bike was equipped with Dura-Ace Di2 9070 11-speed group and an …

Team Maddy: Dad competes in triathlons with severely disabled daughter

Michigan dad Rick van Beek transformed himself from chain smoker to triathlete, a healthy turnaround inspired by his daughter, who has severe cerebral palsy.<p>The change came four years ago when the family saw how much their daughter, Madison, enjoyed racing as she was being pushed in the Grand …

Grand Rapids

New Schwalbe Ironman Triathlon Tires – Tubeless, Aerodynamic & Thin!

The new Schwalbe Ironman triathlon tire uses a few tricks to reduce drag, including a new compound, narrow width and long groove treads.<p>Much of the …

How To Survive A Triathlon

Survive a triathlon whatever your abilities.<p><b>...If you don't swim</b><p>Step number one is to stop fighting the water, says Mikael Hanson, director of performance and head triathlon coach at Cadence Cycling and Multisport's New York City location. "Cyclists and runners are used to powering through …

Swimming

DIY Burrito Bowls, Fueling for Triathlons, and More

Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness inspiration from around the web. This week, we have articles on …

Burritos

Make It: Raised Garden Beds In Under Three Hours

Do you have your garden plot all planted and ready to go? Or are you a procrastinator like me and haven't scratched the surface? Maybe you have a …

5 DIY Techniques for Creating Productive Vegetable Gardening Beds

When planning out your vegetable beds you’re presented with a plethora of options, my hope is that over the course of this post I’ll be able to …

8 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for the Busy Gardener

Keeping a garden can seem like an intimidating task. It's daunting especially for someone who is a beginner! We've rounded up eight plants that can …

Top 7 Flowering Container Garden Plants for Sunny Spots

01 of 07<p>Plants for a Sunny Container<p>Have a sunny spot on your patio, deck or porch? Need an accent for a bright spot in your garden? These beautiful …

10 Kitchen Projects for the 3-Day Weekend

There's a 3-day weekend on — how's it going? Have you been lazing it away? Well, you have one day left to do something special in the kitchen. How …

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