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If you’re in it to win it, this is the place to be for you! Here you’ll find the most inspirational before, during and after race advice from athletes and experts.

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16 open-water swimming tips every beginner triathlete needs

Open-water swimming is totally different than swimming in a pool but fear not: Here’s advice from 16 triathletes who have been there, swam it, and lived to tell the victorious tale.

June 5, 2018
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7 tips for your first triathlon from a 3-time Ironman

Before jumping in the pool, clipping in, or lacing up, here’s what three-time Ironman and NYC-based coach Christopher Baker says you should keep in mind when training for your first triathlon.

May 8, 2018
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The 3-phase marathon race plan – with pro tips for first-timers and seasoned runners

Whether you’re a first-timer or an ambitious PB chaser, these tips from a pro coach will help you achieve your goal and cross that finish line.

April 17, 2018
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4 weeks to marathon? Get ready to taper!

How should you prepare during the final four weeks before a marathon? First, reach your peak. Then, cut back and sharpen the knife.

March 22, 2018
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6 race goals that have nothing to do with a PR

Focusing on a PR can be fun, but there are other race-day goals to consider. Consider one of these 6 race goals the next time you show up to the start line.

December 5, 2017
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Post-race training plan | What to do after you complete your goal race

You spent months training for your goal race and now it’s over. What comes next? Read these 5 pieces of advice for building your post-race training plan.

November 21, 2017
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Kate Grace’s no-fail trick for calming her pre-race nerves

Starting to feel nervous before your goal race? Utilize this advice from Polar athlete and Olympian Kate Grace to help calm your pre-race nerves.

November 16, 2017
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My last race

For some athletes, there comes a time when the racing shoes need to be retired. Read 3 athletes’ stories of their final finish lines – and what came next.

November 15, 2017
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Five questions to ask yourself before signing up for a race

Whether your goal is a Couch-to-5K or an ultramarathon, consider these five factors before hitting the registration button and signing up for a race.

November 14, 2017

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