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Peak Performance Reviewed

: The first of three reviews of Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness's new book, "Peak Performance" crowdsourced from our user forum. Here Dan Kennison, founder of Premier Bike, brings his perspective as an ...

But you are women!

: When Kristin Larsson and Annika Ericsson showed up to race SwimRunMan Gorges du Verdon a hotel receptionist said "But you are women!" Undeterred the two females then beat all mixed and male teams and ...

Building the mind of a champion

: Ironman 70.3 World Champion Joanna Zeiger Ph.D. applies her analytical skills and insights from her career in a guide to building a champion mindset.

The Swim Leg Reconsidered

: Why I am choosing to hitch my wagon to the swim in my hack-an-Ironman training approach.

Placing Yourself in the Shoes of Your Customer

: Affordable Tire is a business that sits on a side street on a small-to-mid-sized American town. And just creams it. Metaphors abound.

Morphing into an Endurance Athlete

: A snapshot look at how endurance sports changed my life for the better.

Be a Nice Person

: I don’t want our industry to waterboard its customers. I read a blog post from a company that feels the same way I do. Posts like this are too rare.

A clash of cultures in the pool

: The police were called to a pool in Germany because a swimmer swam freestyle outside of a designated freestyle lane. Because of "dangerous waves" triathletes and swimmers in Germany often can't use ...

Digging deep with Siri Lindley

: A look at the autobiography of a champion triathlete and coach who rose from deep insecurity and doubt to realize her dreams in sport and life.

Will Ironman Haul In Rock ’n’ Roll?

: Do you mind of I take a complete flyer here? Raw speculation? Ironman buys the world's premier run event brand.

RDs: Find Your Voice

: Why do we act as if our race and race services product is immune from market pressures exerted on the rest of the world?

No More Undisclosed Reg Fees

: I refuse, as a point of principle, to enter any race with a previously undisclosed registration fee. You should too.

We Need a New Name. We Need a New Home

: I lived through triathlon’s doldrums in the 1990s. We didn’t wait around for demographics to swing in our favor. We humped. We worked. And it paid off.

2016 Ironman Women’s Preview

: Will Ryf recover from her overloaded midsummer Ironman schedule? Will Rinny stay healthy until race day? Will their anticipated duel live up to expectations?

Ironman Men’s Predictions

: Jan Frodeno and Sebastian Kienle will finish 1-2 but everything else is up in the air with many worthy contenders who could upset the applecart.

View from a Pro on USAT Bylaw Changes

: Many constituencies are coming out against the proposed USAT Bylaw changes

USAT Members: Before You Vote

: USA Triathlon annual members ballots in front of them. Here are some things to consider before you vote.

Ignorance Is Bliss

: At the recent USATAGNC in Omaha, one of the vendors was NuMale, a national chain that specializes in testosterone replacement therapy. Triathletes would seem to be their ideal customer. Except for ...

Earn This!

: Gwen is our touchstone, but we must crowdsource the outreach of triathlon on Gwen’s behalf. Gwen’s victory is ours to use or to lose.

Olympic Women’s Triathlon picks

: Will Gwensanity reign in Rio? Will the defending champion arise? Will the Brits, other Americans, a Kiwi, or a Bermudan take gold? Timothy Carlson sets odds.

Men’s Olympic Triathlon picks

: The fifth Olympic Triathlon Men’s contest pits the British against the Spaniards for the win. Odds by Timothy Carlson.

All Doping is Local

: I am less confident today that sports federations take anti-doping seriously than I was a week ago. This is now each sporting federation's gap to close.

Frodeno, Ryf lead fields in Roth

: In 2015 Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf grabbed big wins in Frankfurt, Zell am See and Kona and now these 2 amazing athletes lead the fields at the 2016 Datev Challenge Roth.

Saying goodbye to Carl Knutsson

: Sarasota, FL resident Carl Knutsson had a wonderful attitude, an infectious smile and more, but this passionate triathlete is sadly no longer among us.

The Other Woman

: Is USA Triathlon honoring their own stated selection procedure? The disparity between the announcement of the male and female spots after the WTS race in Yokohama has many asking this question.

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