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injury, Lionel Sanders, training -

blueseventy athlete Lionel Sanders recently suffered a sacral fracture after a fall from his bike during a long brick workout. Due to this injury he's been off running and is has been doing limited cycling for several weeks. To make up for it, he's putting in effort to find improvements in his swim. We caught up with him to find out how his swim training has changed while he recovers.  "Since the injury I've been confined to pulling.  Fortunately though, this is probably my biggest area of improvement.  The delta between my pulling and swimming is very large.  Around 10s per...

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speed, swimming, training, triathlon -

Coach Chris Bragg explains this simple change for swim technique which will result in immediate improvement.

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California, open water swimming, SMOG, swimming, The Swim Mechanic, training -

We are very excited to announce a partnership with Bryan Mineo, more popularly known as The Swim Mechanic. Mineo is a open water swim coach who helps create efficient and confident swimmers by breaking down open water swimming mechanics into digestible pieces. Mineo also runs SMOG (Swim Mechanic Ocean Group), the successful open water swim group based out of Los Angeles. “I see blueseventy as the quintessential wetsuit brand that has withstood the test of time. I’m humbled to wear their colors and share their passion for open water and triathlon with my entire SMOG community.” - Bryan Mineo Founded in...

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eric lagerstrom, Interview, racing, sponsorship, training, triathlon -

In June, professional triathlete Eric Lagerstrom was competing for the win at the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon and found himself in incredible pain and not able to complete the run.  Turns out he had a broken foot.  Amazingly, two months later he won IRONMAN Steelhead 70.3 and followed that up with a win at IRONMAN Santa Cruz 70.3 in September.  What is the mindset and physical regimen required to turn a broken foot into victory; to turn injury into opportunity?  Ignore the signs from your body long enough, push through the pain, refuse to miss a workout and sooner or later...

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food, nutrition, training, triathlon -

What does it take to keep a body healthy to train 35 hours a week? The answer: a lot of nourishing food! We asked blueseventy sponsored athletes Laurel and Bec Wassner, founders of the blog Athlete Food, to talk about the foods that power their training and podium performances. Home is in New York City for the twins, but racing professionally as triathletes take them all over the world. Athlete Food documents journeys to the starting line, travels to race destinations, and the constant search for healthy food on the road and at home. Early Morning Workout Tropical Fruit Overnight Oats // Recipe...

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