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And the Winner Is…

As you know, I have been plugging the Whoop device over the last 5 months, since I have been using it. The Whoop was so KIND to offer a FREE one to jump on my newsletter the last 5 weeks and I am SO excited to share this offer to one winner!

Not only did the Whoop jump on board to give away some goodies, First Endurance put together a FANTASTIC package for ANOTHER winner!

Last but not least, I had to throw a Rulon Racing goodie package in there as well! All winners will ALSO get a sample of Crotch Guard.

I know the suspense is killing you…right? So, here are your winners!

The Whoop – Cristina B

First Endurance Package – Ele

Rulon Racing Package – Paige B

I did a video for EACH winner, so you can see that it was VERY random. I will be reaching out to you all individually to get your snail mail address! Congrats to you ALL!!! Click each video to see the random drawing!

Another HUGE Thank you for Stratton Spine & Sport for being a part of this AMAZING giveaway and helping me with the FREE PDF that I sent you all!

Look for ANOTHER giveaway heading into August! If you are interested in The Whoop, I do have a $50 off code. Please reach out to me HERE!

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I Crushed It!

Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake Triathlon. Yes, I crushed it. Weather was perfect. Racing with a TON of Rulon Racers and qualified for Ironman 70.3 Worlds Championship in Chattanooga, TN on September 9th.

Check out my Post Race Vlog below.

It was a GREAT day for the Rulon Racers! Check out the photos below!

YOU have 2 more days to sign up for a FREE Whoop and a Package from First Endurance!! Click HERE!

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Compete Every Day PodCast

Thank you to Compete Every Day and Jake Thompson, the owner of CED. We go WAY back to when he started his company and I have seen him grow and build his brand. I knew I wanted to get involved this year with Jake because I LOVE what his company stands for and truthfully he knows how to #MSH!

Click my Rudy Project Helmet to grab the Podcast! Jake and I had a GREAT convo!

 

 

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What Type of Nutrition Do You Take for a Sprint Triathlon?

The last couple of weeks, we chatted about Ironman Triathlon, 70.3 Ironman Triathlon and Olympic distance triathlon nutrition.

We will chat about the 5 W’s, and I will post 2 – 5 tips regarding each kind of nutrition within the triathlon. So let’s chat today about:

“Nutrition in a Sprint Triathlon”  Ironman Texas Ironman Mont Tremblant Coach Triathlete San Antonio, TX

Who Does a Sprint Triathlon?: If you are in decent shape and stay active at least 5x a week, you can do a sprint triathlon. This is for people who are moving for at least 30 minutes a day.

What is the distance of a Sprint Triathlon?: 400 – 800 swim/12 – 15 mile bike/ 5K run.

When are Sprint Triathlons?:  April to October is when I see them the most.

Where are Sprint Triathlons?: All Over! Check out The American Triathlon Calendar for your state!

Why do a Sprint Triathlon?: They are fun! Not EVERYONE wants to do an Ironman Triathlon. They are a good test for your speed. They are fun! They are short!

Three Nutrition Tips for your Sprint Triathlon:

1. How long will it take you to do a Sprint Triathlon? This plays a HUGE role in if you should take nutrition in your race. If your race is within 30 – 60 minutes,  you will NOT need any type of CHO (carbohydrates) for your race. If your race is within 65 minutes to 2:00 hours, then you will need some type of CHO. For example, EFS Pro from First Endurance, or Hydro from Base Performance. You can also look at Gatorade, Power-Aid, etc.; whatever your body can stomach.

2. When do you take your nutrition for the Sprint Triathlon? It is much easier to take your nutrition on your bike, so I would suggest taking in your nutrition on the bike, before you start your run. If you have to take a gel or a Gu on the run, try to get it in earlier rather than later.

3. Water and Sprint Triathlon. Yes, you need to drink your water BUT you need to drink water based on when you are thirsty. Some athletes will start drinking water WAY ahead of needing it, and this may actually hinder your race. Remember, a lot of it depends on the time that you are out there, the weather, etc. But the BIG reminder: Drink water when you are thirsty. (Check out Timothy Noakes’ interview HERE. Timothy Noakes has written a lot about hyponatremia.)

Another piece of advice regarding nutrition and sprint triathlon: Less is more. If you are able to have a decent dinner and a light snack before you race, you will be just fine! Next week, we will chat about Nutrition and Olympic Distance Triathlon.

Don’t forget! Grab your Rulon Rules: Triathlon 101 FREE Guide TODAY and be ENTER to win a WHOOP! Sign up TODAY by June 30th! Click the photo below TODAY!

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Health & Wellness Expo Speech

Truly my cup runneth over. I had the opportunity to give my “Life Lessons of an Ironman Triathlete” speech today at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center! Watch it below!!

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