[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In this podcast Triathlon Taren and No Triathlon Kim interview James Lawrence who’s better known as The Iron Cowboy. The Iron Cowboy is not a professional triathlete, he’s an age group triathlete who holds some of the greatest long distance triathlon records in the world.  In...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In this first episode of the Triathlon Taren and No Triathlon Kim podcast Taren gets interviewed by Kim. In the podcast interview they talk about Taren’s youth being very unfit and how he eventually lost 65lbs, why he left weightlifting and ended up accidentally taking up...

NTK RECIPE:  Tom Yum Stir Fry Pasta By “No Triathlon Kim” A few months ago, we went out for dinner to a little hole-in-the-wall that serves fabulous Vietnamese and Thai food, specifically a delicious soup called Tom Yum. It has a coconut milk base with vegetables and...

One of the most confusing parts about starting triathlon is figuring out what kind of gear you need. Because there are three distinctly different parts of this sport, it’s not as easy as picking a pair of soccer cleats and some shorts… and it can...

I spent this past week week on "holidays", and by "holidays" I mean a week I wasn't at work spent at Victoria Beach, Manitoba.  However, Coach Pat spends his summers at Victoria Beach and he hijacked my "holidays" (I didn't resist much) by reclassifying them...

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This triathlon strength training core routine is something that I use 1-3 times per week, and have done so for the past three years.  I got started on this core strength routine when Steve, one of my physiotherapists from Pure Lifestyle in Winnipeg, was taking...

THESE ARE SOME OF THE GO-TO SWIM TOYS I USE IN TRIATHLON TRAINING AND RACING Speedo Backpack Roka F2 Goggles (awesome for cutting down glare in open water) Roka SIM Shorts (like a pull buoy, but you don’t ruin your kick) Socket Rocket Goggles (inexpensive...

FTP TEST PROTOCOL Warm-Up: 10 minutes easy spin getting to over 90 cadence (rpm) 5 x Lung/Heart/Leg Opening set: 2mins Build Cadence (RPM) every 30 seconds (ie 90, 100, 110, 120), 1min back at 90rpm 5 minutes easy spin Go to washroom if needed Take...