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Why I Tri

 

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Challenging yourself physically brings many benefits beyond toned arms and abs.
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Your Body on Brain Doping

 

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To create the next wave of super-athletes, Red Bull has turned to a novel new treatment: trickling a small electric current through the brain’s motor cortex. Just don’t call it electroshock therapy.
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How to Use Power as a Race Recovery Tool

 

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Most people purchase a PowerTap to help them reach new levels in their training. It is an amazing tool for that. Just like pacing on the track, or stroke rate in the pool, it can be a wonderful way to monitor progress and push you to reach higher thresholds. Similarly, power can also help you maximize what your body can offer during those sessions of high intensity when used as a tool to facilitate proper recovery during periods of active rest — a very critical component of training with power.
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Sarah Piampiano is About Breaking Records and Bad Habits

 

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It remarkably started with a bet in 2009.

Sarah Piampiano ( who has a litany of nicknames including Little Red, Piamps, Pimp, Piano, Pom Pom, Lil P, Gimpy/ Gimpster) was out with an old college buddy, winding down from a long week of work as a Wall Street investment banker.

Somehow, as she gulped down another potentially liver-debilitating alcoholic beverage and partied into the wee hours of the morning with her carcinogen-infested cigarette smoke doing somersaults in the air, the subject of triathlons entered the conversation.
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Q&A with Professional Triathlete Sarah Piampiano

 

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Every day people dream of leaving their desk jobs to pursue a passion, but few ever make the move for real. In 2012, Sarah Piampiano did just that, leaving New York City and her job in finance to pursue her dream of being a pro triathlete. With a slew of amateur Ironman titles under her belt, including the title of top American Amateur at the 2011 Ironman World Championships, she moved to Los Angeles.
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An Athlete’s Nutrition in 10 Tips with Sarah Piampiano

 

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Nutrition is always a toughie. Growing up, my parents practiced and encouraged very healthy eating patterns. We ate breakfast and dinner every day as a family, and while most kids were given money to buy school lunch, my brother’s and I toted around our lunch boxes filled with vegetables, homemade soups and fruit.
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A Candid Chat with Little Red Racing, aka Sarah Piampiano

 

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Sarah discovered triathlon somewhat haphazardly, signing up for her first event after losing a bet over drinks to a friend. It took just one race to become hooked. She quickly found success at the amateur level leveraging the strength and speed she had developed during her college days as a ski racer and cross-country runner.
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Rudy Project Poised As Dominant Force in Triathlon

 

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The signing of IRONMAN® 70.3® Champion Sarah Piampiano as well as several other recent additions to an already impressive roll call of top-tier athletes, along with the brand’s scientifically engineered new product offerings and an array of strategic partnerships, positions the company as a dominant force and dynamic player in the triathlon marketplace in advance of the 2014 race season…
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Piampiano post Pucon 70.3

 

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Sarah Piampiano, who left her full time job in finance and made a splash on the long course triathlon scene with her win in 2012 at Ironman 70.3 New Orleans, is looking to make an even greater impact on the sport in 2014. We were lucky enough to talk to the Purplepatch Fitness athlete after her second place finish at Ironman 70.3 Pucon this past weekend…
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