Seafair Sprint Triathlon 2010 Race Report

So, I completed the Seafair Sprint Triathlon for the second time. It has been five years since I completed this race as my first triathlon following a weight loss contest in 2005. I was excited to get to race in this event again because I knew that the last 5 years of training have helped…

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A little extra help with Yoga

First of all, are you doing yoga? No? Why not? Haven’t you been reading my blog? Don’t you know what yoga can do for you…athletically or otherwise? No? Well, read this previous blog “Yoga for Triathletes (or anybody for that matter)” and then start doing your yoga!!! It is good for you!!! If you are…

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New Recipe – Ryan’s Red-Red Potato Salad

My older brother’s birthday is the fourth of July and he requested some type of BBQ (ended up being drunken chickens), potato salad, and grilled corn on the cob for his birthday dinner. So, I decided to come up with a new potato salad recipe and try it out (nice of me to use his…

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Ryan’s Healthy Turkey Chili

This is my healthy Turkey Chili Recipe which was derived from my Dad’s chili recipe that I became well acquainted with growing up. Since I left the nest, I have continued to make and tweak this recipe while making it for friend and family. It has won chili cook-offs and turned many heads. It is…

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P90X One on One!…and then…P90X:MC2

“Oh Mommy”, as Tony would say…have you guys heard about this? You have probably heard me talk about the “One on One” series that Tony does, right…where he does a new workout every month in his home gym? Well, he has done two volumes of workouts and now they are renaming the series “P90X One…

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Core Strength is Essential…so try this…

I am probably not the first one to tell you that core strength is essential to your performance as a triathlete or any sport for that matter. If you are a runner, a cyclist, a swimmer, a basketball player, a skier, or just a regular weekend warrior….you need core strength. It is what ties all…

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Breakfast…the most annoying meal of the day…or is it?

How many times have you heard “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? Jack in the Box even sells breakfast all day for this very reason…ha…I jest…as if the egg, bacon, and cheese croissant was the actual important part and not the time that you eat the meal. In all seriousness though, I…

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A compromise on Nutrition…Pick your battles

So, I was talking to my wife before going to the store to shop for groceries and our conversation brought an idea to my head that I just had to write down. We were talking about having breakfast food for dinner that night and she mentioned the idea of having bacon. Now, I like bacon…

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That Sinking Feeling…how to find the right breathing rate for swimming

So, while I was teaching a 1-hour swim lesson today with a local triathlete, I came across an interesting phenomenon that I had only witnessed on a much smaller scale during a weekend workshop and had not struck me like it did today. While my student was doing each set of drills that I gave…

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New Recipe – Pesto Chicken Quinoa

One of my goals with B.A.S.E. Training is to provide some healthy recipes every once in a while here on my blog. I have already put out my guacamole recipe on an earlier post but that is about all I have done so far…I intended to have more recipes out by now…but I do what…

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