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A TIP FROM EMILIO: TO CHAFE OR NOT TO CHAFE, THAT IS THE QUESTION

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A TIP FROM EMILIO:  TO CHAFE OR NOT TO CHAFE, THAT IS THE QUESTION

People chafe for different reasons.  Some people view it as a part of triathlon, others a right of passage, most find it a nuisance, painful and irritating both literally and figuratively.  But does one have to chafe?  The answer is no.

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A Tip from Emilio: Get Your Shoes on Faster!

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A Tip from Emilio:  Get Your Shoes on Faster!

One way to shave seconds off your time in between bike and run is to shorten the time it takes to put on your run shoes. Either get yourself elastic laces or use cord locks with your current laces. Here is how!

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Only Children and Stupid People Get Cold...I did not say that.

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Only Children and Stupid People Get Cold...I did not say that.

     A mountain guide once said to me, "only children and stupid people get cold.”  We were at the top of very exposed and windy mountain peak in the Canadian Rockies with windchill temperatures close to 40 below zero.  We were dressed properly and warm, but over time I thought of  a lot of smart people I know who get cold in temperatures far less extreme.  It is common for people to get cold, even on hot days in an air-conditioned room, or at high altitudes on an airplane.  More relevant to most of us is the chill one might...

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Tips from Emilio: Going to Kona? Doing the Race? Read Below for Some Insight.

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Tips from Emilio: Going to Kona? Doing the Race? Read Below for Some Insight.

Going to Kona?  Doing the race?  Swim the distance, in the ocean, on the swim course, in your race kit...and bring some lube! Unless you are in Kona for more than 10 days before the race, you are probably not going to ride 112 miles or run 26 miles in one workout. It should however, not be unreasonable to swim the 2.4 mile course.  After all that is only 4224 yards.  Before you swim make sure you have plenty of sunscreen on, and put it on your inner thighs, arm pits and any where your limbs touch any other skin. ...

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A TIP FROM EMILIO: How to quickly put on a Skin Cooler™ Long Sleeve Top

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A TIP FROM EMILIO:  How to quickly put on a Skin Cooler™ Long Sleeve Top

This method was created to simplify the process given you will most likely be wet from the swim portion. It actually works better when wet than when dry!

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