Triathlon LAB Blog

How to Fit Ironman Triathlon Training Into Your Busy Schedule * By David Marquardt

This is a great little article written by David Marquardt, who is an Ironman Triathlete and practicing attorney who manages his own law firm. He talks about the balancing act athletes face, especially the one’s we face as triathletes, since we are training in three different disciplines all at the same time. David shares his [...]

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Compression Sock & Sleeves, Do They Work?

If you’ve been at a road race or triathlon in the last few years I am sure you have noticed the extremely long compression socks (or calf sleeves) that are seemingly popping up everywhere. While many top pros have been hip to compression wear for some time, it seems like in the last few years [...]

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Better Sex With Yoga - Texas Boesch, Elite Instructor, Yoga Alliance

Better Sex With Yoga - By Texas Boesch, Elite Yoga Instructor at The Fitness Underground LA & South BayWhile it’s easy to associate yoga with pretzel-like contortions, the practice can also enhance your intimate encounters. We already know that Yoga can increase flexibility, give you better muscle tone and relieve stress, but did the possibility [...]

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Holiday Reflection (2015)

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but [...]

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What causes that occasional muscle soreness after a workout? / MB - Triathlon Lab Staff

What causes that occasional muscle soreness after a workout?As a Health and Fitness professional, I am often asked, “What causes that occasional muscle soreness after a workout?” All of us have experienced it, but few of us understand the reason why, so I thought I’d tackle this subject and shed some light on it. The [...]

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The Path to the Fountain of Youth

The secret to living a full, active and healthy long life is as simple as getting up and putting your body in motion! Exercise does far more than just keep your body humming—it can actually turn back the clock. Overwhelming research supports the fact that working out can help your brain, bones, heart, and skin [...]

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Make Good Health a Priority - (T. Boesch, Nutritionist / Founder of Eat Healthy & Thrive)

Successful people aren’t born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do. The successful people don’t always like these things themselves; they just get on and do them.Throughout my career, I’ve spent many years educating clients about achieving good health through proper nutrition…some [...]

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Off Season Training: Increase Your Running Performace With Strength Training

Although many runners shy away from the gym, especially any sort of weight training, runners don’t fully realize that they can make big performance gains by going to the gym. Strength training can maximize their ability to handle tough workouts, decrease risk of joint or overuse injuries, and help strengthen muscles and connective tissues so [...]

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Manage Workouts (Training Sessions) With An Improved Thought Process / Markus B Triathlon Lab Staff

Manage Workouts (Training Sessions) With An Improved Thought ProcessWhether you’re new to fitness/sports or you’ve been working out (training and competing) consistently for years, we share a common truth: Working out (training) is hard. Some people give up or quit in the face of that kind of adversity, while others say, “Bring it on!” and [...]

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Off-Season Training: Torch Major Calories With This Basic Tabata Protocol Workout / Markus B. - Triathlon Lab Staff

If you haven’t heard talk of Tabata training, you will soon, and with good reason—who doesn’t want to boost their fitness in four short minutes? What began as a high-intensity interval training protocol performed on a cycling ergometer by Japanese Olympic speed skaters has since morphed into Tabata-inspired workouts that feature strength-training exercises and plyometric [...]

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