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Hi, it’s your friend Triathlon. Remember me?

It’s a couple weeks into 2013 and all around me, friends and teammates and other  triathlon buffs are starting to ramp up the training, dusting off their indoor trainers, hitting the weight room, and starting to ramp up the volume. … Continue reading

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Ch-Ch-Cha-Chia

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It was a star player in the best seller, “Born to Run,” and its magic, thought to be a key to the astonishingly amazing running performance from the Tarahumara Indians from Mexico.  Many of my triathlon friends fell in love … Continue reading

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The Best Gifts Get Personal

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For Christmas, Hannukah and New Years’ gifts, I infused various staples like extra virgin olive oil, white vinegar and vodka  (well, I consider vodka a staple, anyway) with Meyer lemon peel and slices, and/or herbs like Rosemary (for the oil) … Continue reading

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Pineapple + Basil = Refreshment

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I’m enjoying a serious obsession with my new VitaMix.  This almighty device can  pulverize a giant head of kale into a drinkable (and when mixed with other ingredients, delicious) form in a split second.  I christened the ‘Mix with a … Continue reading

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Vegetable Roulette: Greenpoint-Williamsburg CSA

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Especially for us urban dwellers, getting involved with a CSA (community supported agriculture) is just a no-brainer.  For the uninitiated, it’s essentially like buying stock, but instead of buying shares in a public company, you’re buying a stake in an organic … Continue reading

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Ironman Lake Placid: an IronMaiden No More

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It was such an epic event, doing my first Ironman, that I’m still composing an EPIC race report.  But completing my first 140.6  was quite a thrill.  I felt well-prepared.  All the stars aligned on the weather and general lack … Continue reading

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A Hilluva Race Report: Rev 3 Half Ironman, Quassy (Middlebury, CT), June 5, 2011

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I used to think race reports were a bit self-indulgent.  I personally have never done more than cribbed a few lines in my training log after races.  But as i’ve been training for Ironman Lake Placid, my first full Ironman, I find … Continue reading

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Selling Speed! And It’s 100% Legal.

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Selling this super-fast Cervelo P2 Triathlon bike. It’s speedy. 2008, with a 48cm carbon frame, with carbon post and fork. The best possible components: Shimano Dura Ace. More triathletes who compete at the Ironman World Championships ride this particular bike … Continue reading

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Got my Garmin! Long run to Van Cortland Park

This is my first Garmin outing and entry. Untitled by jeannepmeyer at Garmin Connect – Details.

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Stuff that makes even amateurs look good

Gotta love people who make even amateurs look good.  That goes for software, too.  Apple’s iMove, in particular.  Case in point:  I go to a party last week; the year-end celebration of my Triathlon team.  When I’m not playing  deejay, I’m chatting, enjoying … Continue reading