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3 Reasons Why YOU Need Sun SCREEN in Winter

You sill need to wear Sun SCREEN in the winter.   Here are 3 reasons why;   1. The Sun is just as dangerous in the winter; according to www.SkinCancer.org, UVB rays are less intense in winter, however equally damaging (and possibly more dangerous) UVA rays are just as strong as during the summer months. […]

5 Winter Training Tips

Winter is a great time to reflect on your abilities and past performances.  It is also a great time to find weaknesses and try to eliminate them. This will help you have the best 2013 season! What if my weakness is SWIMMING? Work on your technique. If your technique improves and you become more efficient, you […]

Good Reads for the New Year

2 good books that will inspire you to make 2013 the year you accomplish that big goal: One Letter at a Time After reading this book, it will be tough to whine about your tough workouts (or anything else).  Rick’s positive attitude is contagious and his life is beyond inspiring! As the Crow Flies The […]

Facebook posting while Ironman racing???

                                         Jenni (center) with brother & support team. Photo courtesy of Amy Horton                                 Jenni Horton, like many athletes at Ironman Florida, was not racing for the first time. Although Jenni is an Ironman Veteran, she learned a […]

5 Creative Gift Ideas for the Triathlete, Runner, &/or Cycling Dad

We asked athletes to send us their most creative gift ideas for the triathlete, runner, &/or cyclist for Father’s Day.   Here are the top 5 most creative gift ideas 5) Pay Dad’s entry fee for a race Does the athlete Dad in your life have a dream race? How about a race that he loved […]

Running and Triathlon accomplishments? Show off the bling!

It’s off season for most of us right now.  Why not get creative and get motivated at the same time! Pull out all your race bibs and medals from last season (and the many seasons before that).  Are they stashed away in boxes or drawers?  Time to pull them out and proudly display (next to […]

Great finds from The Running Event for everyone on your Christmas list!

  The annual Running Event is the place to be to see all the latest and greatest in products for runners!  As you would expect, there were the cool new shoes out for next year (watch out for Newton’s new styles/colors – they are hot!), compression gear, and apparel. I got a chance to look […]

Calling all Triathletes and Runners – It’s Party Time!

You will not want to miss this! What: Great Speakers, Great Products, Cool Prizes! Where: On our Facebook Wall (www.facebook.com/skinstrong) When: Wednesday, October 12 – 7:00pm (central) Details Time Speaker Subject Prize 7:00-7:15 T3TrainingSystems LT/Vo2 testing 50% off LT/Vo2 7:15-7:30 Elliptigo The benefits of the Elliptigo 10% off an Elliptigo! 7:30-7:45 SweetSpotSkirts Everything you need […]

Interbike: Our Top 5 Finds

No doubt,  there were amazing bikes at Interbike this year! Cool products that might have been missed in the sea of booths at Interbike this year – Our top 5 countdown #5 Geigerrig Hydration Packs *Sprays using pressure * Attachable filter great for filling while out on a ride  * Cleans in the dishwasher * […]