10.24.10 - American swimmer dies in World Cup race in Dubai
U.S. open water swimmer Francis 'Fran' Crippen, a world championship bronze medalist, died during a Marathon Swimming World Cup 10km event in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, world governing body FINA said.
10.15.10 - Nyad delays attempt to break distance-swim record
Extreme swimmer Diana Nyad has temporarily called off her marathon Cuba-to-Key West swim, citing bad weather and slow progress on government permissions. The swim would break the world record for distance swims without a shark cage, which Nyad holds.
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11.17.10 - Ironman World Championship in Clearwater draws more than 1,500 participants
Starting and finishing at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach, Michael Raelert of Germany traversed the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run in 3:41:19 to win. England's Jodie Swallow was the women's champion in 4:06:28.
10.08.10 - WTC Launches New Global Event Series
Oct. 5, 2010 (Tampa, Fla.) – Today, World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), best known for its worldwide Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races, announces the launch of a new global event series titled 5150. All events within the 5150 Triathlon Series include a 1.5K swim, 40K bike and 10K run. Event information, including online registration details, will be available in the coming weeks on www.5150.com. Starting in 2011, the St. Anthony's Triathlon will become part of this global event series.
10.07.10 - The Ironman 70.3 world championship has a new home!
World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owners of the Ironman series of events, confirmed that the year-ending 70.3 race, heretofore domiciled in Clearwater, Florida, will move to Henderson, a Las Vegas suburb.
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11.26.10 - Body composition testing
Florida Fitness Testing is a company that offers mobile body composition testing using their "Bod Pod". The Bod Pod allows you to determine the amount of fat and lean muscle mass you have easily, quickly and non-invasively. Used by 15 NFL teams, the Cleveland Clinic, all three Mayo Clinics and hundreds of public, private and military installations around the world.
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09.26.10 - Be picky about where you get your protein from
Animal protein and vegetable protein probably have the same effects on health. It's the protein package that's likely to make a difference.
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