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Broken Foot 5 Weeks Before Kona; He Still Crosses the Line

Kona Snapshot: Brett Kruse\\✉A last-minute twisted ankle isn't going to keep this Legacy athlete from toeing the line at the race of his life.by John Post, MDPut your feet in this athlete’s shoes for a moment. You’ve been a triathlete for 16 years, finished countless short-course events, 13 IRONMAN races, and you can’t believe your good fortune: you finall...

Unconventional Thinking

I suppose I'm a bit of a heretic. I seldom accept things at face value just because that's "the way we've always done it" or just because an "expert" says it should be done that way. Or, my favorite, which always starts with, "everybody knows..." I always ask myself why. Why should...

Considering PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) or Stem Cell Injection?

Some days, swim practice just seems too hard; that you'd rather be on this side of the pool with your seahorse life ring. It does get better though.Stem Cells and Platelet Rich Plasma______________________Whether or not the current enthusiasm shown by some in the emerging biologic choices in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis and the like i...

Making Success Out of Your Failures (non successes?)

First, a little triathlon humor.__________________________________________What are you doing?Just wondering, who's the best?____________________________________________________________Making Success Out of Your Failures (non successes?)We all fail at one point or another.  We almost all DNF at one point or another.  We almost all DNF at som...

We SwimBikeRun to Stay Young, We just Don't Know It

When you're out running on a road with traffic, you need to be one step ahead of the drivers. Same goes for the bike._____________________________________________From mysportscience.com"Thus, it is fair to conclude that the balance of evidence suggests that caffeine withdrawal to get a better effect of caffeine is a myth. The recommendation from us is theref...