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Featured Athlete: Andy Cuthbertson

After 30 years Andy headed back to Kona!  After a 30 year hiatus Andy headed back to the big island for the Ironman World Championships and we are so excited to be on his team. We caught up with Andy earlier this month. What year did you last compete in the Ironman World Championships? That … Continue reading

Andy Cuthbertson smiles with his award in Kona.

Featured B78 Athlete: Sheena Harris

Start lines for 2018: Vancouver first half marathon ✅ Ironman Texas ✅ Ironman Canada Favourite post-race meal: Cold BBQ chicken pizza. Dream goal I’m chasing: To earn myself a ticket to race on the Big Island. Goals crushed in 2017: Historic half marathon 1:34 huge PB 12 mins. I had personal bests for all my … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Improve Your Running

Here are 5 simple ways you can speed up your running:   Tip #1 – Consistency Consistency is the cornerstone to improvement. Unfortunately running a couple of times a week is not really going to get you there. Many of us are busy and it can be difficult to squeeze it in but if you … Continue reading

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Be Consistent

The most significant thing you can do if you want to crush your goals in 2018 is to make a commitment to consistency. This might sound easy but consistency can be hard for some athletes because it requires daily attention to the work. True consistency means you are willing to get the work done even … Continue reading

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Race More. Race Shorter.

If you want to be a better competitor, get on more start lines. Mental toughness and grit have to be earned by putting yourself on the line with frequency. Even if long distance racing is your focus, race short and race more. Continue reading

Energy Bites Recipe

B78 coach Alicia Bulmer has shared her amazing energy bites recipe with us! No baking required! ENERGY BITES 24 Medjool Dates  – pits removed 2 Tbsp Cacao Nibs 2 Tbsp Cacao Powder 1 Scoop Protein Powder 1/4 Cup Dried Cranberries 1/4 Cup Dried Blueberries 1/2 Cup Raw Pumpkin Seeds 2 Tsp Chia Seeds 1 Tsp … Continue reading

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Maximizing Your Time

Are you short on time? If so, here are a few simple things you should be doing to maximize the time you have. 1. Stress through intensity Getting stronger, fitter and faster is all about applying specific stress loads to your body and then adapting to a new level. Stress can be applied several ways. … Continue reading

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Space Your Workouts

Your training week should consist of several key workouts that target a specific training response. In other words, there should be several workouts that are truly “work”. It is not necessary nor productive to smash yourself every day but it is very necessary to smash yourself with regularity provided you can recover adequately. Creating space … Continue reading

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Three Ways To Be A Better Sport

We often equate sportsmanship with the ability to be gracious in defeat. This is definitely one of the cornerstones of sportsmanship but it need not be the only measure. In fact, sometimes it’s very difficult to be gracious when someone has just kicked your ass. To be truly gracious requires a level of consciousness that … Continue reading

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Be an athlete before you are a triathlete

Being a great triathlete requires being an athlete first. Too many people get caught up in the linear, repetitive actions of triathlon for 12 months of the year and forget to spend time developing other athletic skills. The latest research in youth athletic development shows that sports specialization should not happen until you are into … Continue reading

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