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Book Review: Never A Bad Day by Bob Babbitt

There are typically two types of books I read. First are the educational ones I have to read to stay on top of things as a coach. These are more “studying” than reading. The other books are the ones I can relax and enjoy, and they have

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How to Carry Food and Water During a Triathlon

Cycling jerseys are great inventions. It’s so convenient to fill the back pockets with food, bike tools, CO2 pump, etc. Then there are triathlon jerseys, with maybe one small pocket in the back. Here’s how to carry stuff during a triathlon…

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Ask Levi: What Is The Race Pace For Kayaking?

If you are doing a race for the first time, it’s interesting to see what the typical race pace is. Here is a look at the possible kayak pace for a run/kayak/bike triathlon…

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Ask Levi: Any More Mixed Sport Training Advice?

If you will be competing in a triathlon, especially a run/kayak/bike tri, “brick workouts” are vital. Here are my tips on brick workouts…

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10 Quick Tips to Conquer a Run-Paddle-Bike Triathlon

Are you thinking about doing a run-paddle-bike triathlon? It’s a great idea, but make sure you are ready for all that running, paddling, and biking in the same day. Here are some training and racing tips to get you through it all.

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Packing for a Triathlon: The Swim-Bike-Run Equipment Checklist

You did it. You decided to tackle the most complicated race out there, the triathlon. If you’re going to be swimming, biking, and running consecutively, you’ll need to pack a lot of stuff! So along with being physically able to compete in all three disciplines, you need to pack gear for all of them into your car! It’s pretty complicated, but with some forethought, it doesn’t have to be that hard.

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Race Report: The 2008 Curwensville Lake Upper West Branch Triathlon

With my renewed interest in running thanks to ChiRunning, plus the fact that gasoline topped $4.00 a gallon even here in the boondocks, a triathlon on my home turf sounded like a great idea. The race in question was the Upper West Branch Triathlon that starts and ends at Curwensville Lake in Curwensville, PA, and shares a similar course to the Tour de Susquehanna bike race.

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NeverReach: The $99 Water Bottle

What you are looking at is called the NeverReach, which is more than a giant water bottle – it’s actually a “frame mounted hydration system.” It consists of a large water tank that fits behind your saddle, with a tube that runs from the bottle to your handlebars, ending with a bite valve. That means you can carry a lot of water and drink it easily, not having to fumble with normal water bottles.

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Hi, I'm Coach Levi. I'm a USA Cycling Certified Level 3 Coach as well as Level 1 Certified with Precision Nutrition. Want to feel better, ride faster, and look great? Let's work together!

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