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becoming a triwife all over again
in Life with a Triathlete, Race Life

Becoming A TriWife All Over Again

My husband hasn’t done an Ironman race since California in 2015. Due to injuries and work obligations he was forced to take some time away from the sport. Can I still be called a TriWife? I mean we’re talking three years here. He is supposed to be getting back into the sport this spring, however, which brings up the question…Will I have forgotten everything I’ve learned…

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what are some not to be missed sites on south island in new zealand
in International, Ironman, Ironman 70.3, The Races

South Island New Zealand Attractions Perfect for Triathletes

I recently checked off the one place in this world I’ve always wanted to visit…New Zealand. I’m not quite sure why, but I’ve had this notion that I simply had to see it AND go bungie jumping. I’ve even gone so far as to suggest my husband do a triathlon there. So, you know I was desperate to visit… If you are fortunate enough to…

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what is a novel idea for choosing triathlons
in Kids in Tow, Life with a Triathlete, Race Life, Triathlon

A Novel Idea for Choosing Triathlon Venues

While the triathlon season is over for pretty much everyone unless you’re doing Ironman Australia, choosing triathlon venues for races to do in the new season is just heating up. There are many reasons why your triathlete may pick a venue related to racing itself. For instance, they know they do better on flat bike courses so pick races to match that strength. But, how…

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does austin texas make an affordable city getaway
in Getting Fit, Life with a Triathlete

Vacation Tips To Be Active, Eat Well, And Still Have Fun

We all need a break from triathlon training and racing and just to get away. But, the one issue that always comes up is how best to keep up with our fitness and this is about the whole family and not just the triathlete. We often find ourselves throwing our hands up or getting lazy, even though we really don’t want to. Deep down, we…

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taking a triathlon season off from the triathlete lifestyle
in Home, Life with a Triathlete

California Cities Fit For A Triathlete Lifestyle

California is a state we love for many reasons, well beyond triathlons. You can experience the ocean to the mountains and everything in-between within hours. Surf in the morning and ski in the afternoon if you want; it’s all at your doorstep. And, don’t even get us started on the wine and food. California has some of our favorite vineyards and restaurants in the world….

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are souther states like texas places triathlon families can call home
in Home, Life with a Triathlete

Favorite Southern States Triathletes Can Call Home

Welcome to a new TriWivesClub 4 part series on the favorite states that triathletes can call home. Each will feature our favorite states, along with a few featured cities. The series will be divided into the south, west, midwest, and the northeast. Now, we realize you midwesterners and east coasters may have it tough in the winter, but the other regions have it tough in…

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are there any disadvantages to a triathlete who trains solo finds a group
in Home, Life with a Triathlete

Why A Triathlete Who Trains Solo Switches Gear For A Group

My husband has always been a triathlete who trains solo. Oh, they’d be the occasional rides with friends on weekends, but that was rare, especially when he was training for a race. The reason was always explained to me as follows… It’s too hard to do what I need to do when I’m riding with someone else. I have to follow what Matt (his coach)…

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