Category Archives: FiveFingers

The Daylight Savings Time Triathlon Checklist


Daylights Savings Time is a little inconvenient in that we lose an hour, but it marks a great time for triathletes to conduct a reality check. With March marking the start of the triathlon season, this is a great time … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Are Sick…


Being that I am still recovering from the flu and not able to get out and go full out on a training workout, the triathlete’s heart in me is broken.  I have never gone this long without punishing my body … Continue reading

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Triathlons, Kayaks, Runners and 2010


2009 was such an awesome year for my fitness goals. I finished three triathlons, half dozen running events, and found inspiration where I never thought I would. With my recent completion of the UCSB Triathlon, I am looking toward 2010 … Continue reading

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My Race Report: UCSB Triathlon


The UCSB Triathlon has been one of those important races that every triathlete, athlete, and runner must encounter at one point in their racing careers.  Setting the goal to compete in it last November, I knew I had a lot … Continue reading

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Consider Barefooting the Triathlon


The concept of barefoot running has been around for a while.  Interest in it increased dramatically in September 2009 when Vibram launched their new FiveFingers footwear.  Marketed as the “barefooting alternative” to more traditional shoes, they have developed a cult … Continue reading

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Are We Really Born to Run?


Are we really born to run? I don’t know.  Wish I knew the answer, but after reading Born to Run by Christopher McDougall, I think I will be a lot closer to the answer.  You see, McDougall’s book is about … Continue reading

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One Picture, Seven Months of Training


For those of you who have been watching my journey from office potato to triathlete, the following picture shouldn’t surprise you.  You already know how far I’ve come.  In fact, the picture below really, really inspires to make 2010 the … Continue reading

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