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in Home, Life with a Triathlete

THINK THE NOT SO OBVIOUS WHEN PLANNING A TRIATHLETE VACATION

When you plan a vacation with a triathlete, there’s certainly the usual considerations that we’ve written about before like: Is there easy access to training, such as a pool/lake? Will you have to bring the bike or can you rent one? Are there kid friendly activities nearby to keep the family occupied? Will you have access to training essentials, such as nutrition? But, there are…

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in International, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Give the Gift of Travel – MomsGoodEats Top 5 Picks

Do you need one last gift to put under the tree?  Then, think travel…Travel is a gift that keeps giving for so many years.  The experiences and memories that are shared can be savored forever.  The children will grow from both being with you and the education that travel offers.  This gift can also be given for the holidays, but taken during the year. Here…

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in Home, Kids in Tow, Life with a Triathlete, Triathlon

HOW TO ENJOY A TRIATHLON LIFESTYLE WITH TEENAGERS

Well, I’ve got two very scary words for you – triathlon and teenager. Put them together and you really need to step up your game. Once your kids reach their teenage years, they are really starting to establish lives of their own. With their busy schedules, your training, and the craziness of life, it is less about finding time to train than it is about…

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in Home, Life with a Triathlete

5 Stages of Trisupporter Triathlon Withdrawal

My husband’s last triathlon this year was in March at Ironman 70.3 California and that’s it for the rest of the year. I have noticed changes in him, which I will write about at a later date, but since this reality set in, I have surprisingly noticed a change in my attitude and have experienced a whole mixed bag of reactions throughout this summer. So,…

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in Home, Race Life, The Sport of Spectating

MUST HAVE ITEMS FOR THE WELL-PREPARED TRIATHLON SPECTATOR

  It’s that time of the year again! TRI SEASON!!! You’ve probably already been out there spectating, but if not, will probably have the opportunity very soon. We’ve already got 4 races under our belts! So, we thought we’d put together some must have items for the well-prepared triathlon spectator on race day, both going solo and with kids. It can be a difficult day…

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in Life with a Triathlete, Race Life, The Sport of Spectating

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT LIFE AFTER TRIATHLONS?

I recently had a conversation, well text conversation, with a fellow triwife who was out on the course supporting her triathlete. He’s been out of the competition for a while with several injuries and surgeries and is just getting back into racing this year. While she was with a group of other triwives and trisupporters through the swim and bike, their triathletes were ahead of…

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in Home, Kids in Tow, Life with a Triathlete

WHEN YOU NEED A VACATION IN THE MIDDLE OF RACE SEASON…

Vacations take on a whole new meaning when you live with a triathlete, especially when it’s in the middle of race season.  UGH, the stress.  Granted, this is something we try to avoid, but it doesn’t always work out that way.  Plus, sometimes I JUST NEED A VACATION!  So, in those cases when you need to take a vacation in the middle of race season,…

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WHAT’S ON YOUR SUMMER TO DO LIST?

I am just so thrilled that summer is finally here.  Aren’t you?  On the one hand, I want to do nothing but sit on my patio in the chaise lounge, cool drink in hand, no phones or computers and enjoy the sun and warmth on my body.  But, on the other hand, I want to take advantage of being able to be outdoors while getting…

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