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aqua bike: ramp up your workout

February 7, 2017 / by
If you live for water focused workouts, but want more variation in the pool, put the pedal to the metal with an aqua bike! Aquatic bikes are great no matter your fitness level, age or the size of your pool. Just drop one in the water for basic biking or... Read More
Triathlon Training Schedule

Triathlon Training Schedule

January 21, 2015 / by
Well 2014 was quite a ride – ups and downs – but all in all a very good year. My 2014 triathlon training totals were: Swimming, 255,774 yards (in my SwimEx); Bike, 5,414 miles; and Run, 1,279 miles. That translates into 108 hours of swimming, 297 hours of biking and... Read More
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Triathlon Training: Getting back in shape after time off

December 8, 2014 / by
October presented me with a few bumps in the road for my triathlon training. It was an adjustment going from working out 25 hours a week to no real training. While I went back to “regular” life, I also had to recover from the nagging muscle issues that go along with... Read More
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Ironman Training: Lake Tahoe

October 14, 2014 / by
Ironman Training: Lake Tahoe For those who have been following my journey this year, you know it has been a tough one.  I finished my Ironman training and was ready to complete two Ironman competitions in one year. The first Ironman took a lot of heart and perseverance. It then... Read More
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Ironman Training heats up for this competitor

September 15, 2014 / by
Ironman Training Tips from this SwimEx Competitor Ironman training is really starting to heat up. August has been a tough month with a significant build that included 38,700 yards swimming, 148 miles running and 710 miles of biking. That brings my yearly training totals up to 208,374 yards of swimming, 1,061... Read More
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Ironman Recovery: After the Race

August 22, 2014 / by
Those of you who have been following me know that I finished an Ironman in Coeur D’ Alene (IMCDA) in late June and that I am into my ironman recovery and need to rebuild in time to race Ironman Lake Tahoe in September. This is the first time that I... Read More
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Ironman Swim: How this competitor finished the race

July 21, 2014 / by
Thanks to anyone who checked in on me for Ironman CDA! It was an amazing day in many ways. The journey for me started 6 months ago with some big training, my ironman swim training and weight loss. However, 1 week before the race I was training hard and ended up... Read More
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Ironman Training: One man’s journey

June 1, 2014 / by
“Thanks to everyone following my ironman training progress. Here is a picture of me in my pants from January, they are a bit too big now. May was tougher than April, but then it should be. Training totals for May include 36,400 yards of swimming, 184 miles of running and... Read More
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How to Train for a Triathlon

March 11, 2014 / by
How to Train for a Triathlon: One Man’s Journey Thanks again to those checking in to follow my progress. If you’re wondering how to train for a triathlon, here’s my story. March has come and gone so quickly. It has been a challenging month in many ways. We continue to... Read More
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Ironman Swimming Made Easy

February 25, 2014 / by
We recently asked one of our long time owners if he would be kind enough to write about his experience with his SwimEx pool. What he wrote back was motivational and hopefully inspiring to anyone trying to get in shape or reach a goal. Stay tuned for next month’s journal!... Read More