Amazing Success at Ironman World Championships

Amazing Success at Ironman World Championships

by Cherie Gruenfeld October 16, 2015 2 min read 0 Comments

It was a successful day for me, winning the W70-74 age group. I also broke the course record which I set last year, and, although it counts for nothing except...

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Why Winning Matters

Why Winning Matters

by Jeff Spencer October 15, 2015 3 min read 0 Comments

I was sitting in my studio over-looking the ancient riverbed that makes up the canyon my backyard sits above. The phone rang, I didn’t recognize the number, but, thought, hey, what the heck, I’ll answer it any way (I usually don’t if I don’t know the number) as it may be a complete surprise and bring good fortune.

I’m glad I answered. It was a complete surprise and it did bring good fortune.

It was the iconic show, Sunday Morning, hosted by Charles Osgood.

I was asked by the show’s producer if I thought winning mattered?

Without hesitation I said, “Yes, of course, winning matters.” He then asked, “Why”? And, I answered with unwavering conviction, “Because, I never met a person who couldn’t wait to get up and fail”.

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IRONMAN Maastricht

IRONMAN Maastricht

by BodyHealth Representatives September 30, 2015 3 min read 0 Comments

Maastricht is an ancient city, with a very interesting history, culture and relevance, in fact, the Treaty on European Union was signed here in 1992 to integrate Europe...

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It's A Head Thing!

It's A Head Thing!

by Cherie Gruenfeld August 05, 2015 4 min read 0 Comments

Running after a long bike ride is a big "ask." We've already spent multiple hours working our bodies hard. And now we have to summon the energy and mental courage to cover many miles by foot. But, as my husband is fond of reminding me: You asked for this. So hadn't we better find a way to handle this triathlon run – a way that doesn't leave us questioning what went wrong?...

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Ask The Doctor | May 28, 2015

Ask The Doctor | May 28, 2015

by Joshua Taylor May 28, 2015 1 min read 0 Comments

This week's question comes from Ron:

"I am training for an upcoming triathlon. Would I be able to do your cleanse program during my hard training phase?"
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LTC Ed's Journal | May 2015

LTC Ed's Journal | May 2015

by Ed Arntson May 28, 2015 2 min read 0 Comments

As I have transitioned into a new job as the Brigade Operations Officer for 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division - my time and my recovery from training are both becoming more and more important.

My time for training is absolutely critical because I must be judicious and efficient with my time in my new job. It isn’t uncommon to work late into the evening hours and report back for work early the next morning before the sun has risen.

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Wildflower Triathlon Festival

Wildflower Triathlon Festival

by Cherie Gruenfeld May 28, 2015 3 min read 0 Comments

If you’re unfamiliar with this event, it’s worth knowing a little something about it.

This twenty-eight year old event is iconic. It’s a weekend-long festival which includes three races: a long course (Half Ironman), a mountain bike sprint and an Olympic distance race. And all racing is done on terrain that is scary tough – it’s not for the faint of heart.

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Ironman Cozumel, Mexico.

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Ironman Cozumel, Mexico.

by BodyHealth Representatives April 30, 2015 5 min read 0 Comments

Luis Alvarez is a Triathlete, Businessman, Alpinist, and Entrepreneur. "Every time I do an Ironman, I'm inspired to do another, and crossing the finish line is one of the most rewarding experience in my lifetime".

Luis is also founder of "Asociación de Triatletas Mexicanos" (ATM), an organization that promotes the ‘Non Drafting Legal Triathlons.' Luis applied to the Guinness Book of World Records for finishing every single Ironman race on the World Triathlon Corporation circuit.

 

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Twenty-Three Seasons... and Counting

Twenty-Three Seasons... and Counting

by Cherie Gruenfeld April 18, 2015 5 min read 0 Comments

1992 was my first triathlon racing season. I was 48 and a total novice.

Flash forward 23 years and the good news is: I’ve had 23 great years. The not-so-good news is:  I’m now racing as a 71-year-old.

Clearly, I’m coming into the home stretch and can now see a finish line that wasn’t there when I was forty-eight. But, I’m not done with this adventure yet

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