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Triathlon Tip | Habit

Before You Buy, Test

At the end of 2015 I was approached by a wetsuit company, Zone3, about potential sponsorship.  I was already sponsored by a leading wetsuit manufacturer and arguably one of the most popular brands out there – ROKA.  I loved the ROKA wetsuit and it worked for me versus other wetsuit brands, so I hesitated to

Published on April 17, 2017 by habitproject.
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Find the Ultimate Gift

Knowing which gear to buy for YOUR triathlete can be daunting.  This week – let The Habit Project help you quickly make your decision! Tip: There is so much gear out in the market, using gift guides is a great way to sift through all the options and narrow down to getting the latest and

Published on December 11, 2016 by habitproject.
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Tip Top Shape

When it comes to being a professional triathlete it is MUCH more than just swimming, biking, or running. Their days consist of training, eating healthy, recovering, dealing with sponsorship obligations, traveling, and much much more. In order to keep stress to a minimum on both their bodies and minds they end up having to give

Published on October 3, 2016 by habitproject.
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Top Tricks From the Trade

We all look up to the professional athletes and emulate them to some degree be it for nutrition advise, the latest and greatest gadgets, or the best/fastest bike to ride.   Check out the great blog, articles, and tricks from notable professional triathletes!

Published on October 2, 2016 by habitproject.
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Find Routine in the Lack of Routine

Challenge: When Traveling for your next race or train-cation, identify one travel-related stress and try to implement a strategy to eliminate it Tip: Traveling for a triathlon race or for a camp or train-cation can be a significant source of stress for many people.  Packing, traveling with your bike, navigating new areas with TONS of

Published on September 5, 2016 by habitproject.
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Start Small

Setting small, achievable goals can be a great way to create momentum and motivation in your fitness program.   Have a goal to run a marathon but don’t currently run? Start with smaller goals like “run 2x week” that build towards your ultimate goal in increments. This will help you not only develop positive habits

Published on July 10, 2016 by habitproject.
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Lost in Chaos?

At the beginning of 2016 we all set lofty, ambitious goals. Now, with July underway and one too many parties attended, those goals may seem a bit farfetched.   Don’t give up. Break your goal down into simpler, smaller steps. Focus on the details and reward yourself for completing them. Pretty soon you’ll find yourself much closer

Published on June 14, 2016 by habitproject.
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Purplepatch Tip: Get Your Z’s

Tip: Quite simply, sleep is the most important and critical piece of recovery. Along with fueling, sleep is the factor in performance that most endurance athletes ignore. Your body needs high-quality sleep and plenty of it. After all, sleep is when the majority of recovery occurs. I won’t get into the minutiae of sleep patterns

Published on June 30, 2015 by admin.
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Purplepatch Tip: Naps And Meditation

Tip: If only we could all be so lucky, eh? I understand that finding time may be a challenge, but there are big benefits to be had from napping. It’s important to recognize that naps are not about making enough time to fall into deep sleep. The goal is to facilitate “power naps,” short breaks

Published on May 31, 2015 by admin.
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Purplepatch Tip: Training Tips

Are you overmeasuring and under-feeling? With the introduction of so many quantitative devices (GPS, heart rate monitors, and power meters), many athletes have forgotten how to feel their effort and training. Measuring is easy, but learning how to truly feel in training is incredibly hard. The backlash against measuring tools is in full effect as

Published on May 7, 2015 by admin.
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