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The “No Excuses” Award: Interview with Meg Tobin

“In order to be able to meet them where they are, I had to look my excuses dead in the face. I had to look really hard at what was holding me back mentally. I knew that if I just pretended it wasn’t so bad, and if I didn’t meet it head on, I knew it was going to continue to hold me back.”

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What You Need To Know About Rhabdo

Rhabdomyolysis, or “rhabdo” for short, is a condition caused by damage to skeletal muscle. There are several causes of rhabdo but the main ones pertaining to endurance athletes include exercise, crush injuries, heat stroke, hyperthermia, and hypokalemia.

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Post-Season Review: Coach Edition

on, it’s helpful to look back and evaluate how the previous season went through a variety of different lenses. Before setting new goals and moving forward, a comprehensive season review will help you set more appropriate, intentional goals. We (the coaches) review our own race seasons as we try to continue to improve as athletes, and we also review our seasons from a coaching perspective.

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Reflecting On Our Firsts in 2021

The following accounts are from athletes who achieved a monumental first in 2021. We asked them to reflect on their experience by answering 1 of 8 questions we sent them. They mostly answered all 8 questions, and we totally get it.

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Top 5 Things to Know About PT & Health Insurance

We focus on the goals that allow us to function at a high level in training and racing. So we need to take seriously the issues of health insurance and, in particular, post-injury insurance when it comes to physical therapy. The stress of injury can cloud our minds and judgment, so I’ve provided five key takeaways you should know about so you can focus on getting back into triathlon. 

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How to Navigate The Darkness, with Rami Wilder

If you happened to catch the article, Return to Racing: Individual Stories, Universal Themes, you might remember Rami telling the story of his panic attack in the swim at 70.3 St. George, and how he overcame it by remembering to embrace the darkness. Unfortunately, life has not gotten easier since that moment. 

In this interview with Coach Laura, Rami opens up about what it’s like to be in the middle of the darkness. It’s easy to tell our story from the other side, once we’ve found our way through the discomfort. But there’s incredible wisdom that we can find in the middle, if we are brave enough to reach out, open our hearts, and share it.  

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