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Gillian Clayton is the 2012 Ironman Canada Pro Women’s Champion and professional triathlete. She is also a Powered by Chocolate Milk athlete ambassador.

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How to Get Back on the Fitness Track

(0) Comments | Posted November 8, 2013 | 4:13 PM

"Spring forward, fall back" -- that's a great way to remember last weekend's daylight savings time change, but should it apply to your training? It doesn't have to.

Fall doesn't seem like the obvious time to start a training regime, but it also doesn't have to be a time when...

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How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for Ironman

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2013 | 9:49 AM

"Are you ready?" This is the number one most frequently asked question by your peers when Ironman is approaching. I guarantee it. And how do you reply? "Um, no, well, yes, but, I don't really know..."

Then you hop back on your trusty tri-bike and obliterate yourself with a killer...

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Ironman Diet: What to Eat Before, During, and After the Race

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2013 | 3:41 PM

Your body is designed to rest and digest. Sometimes, though, we try to cheat the system in hopes of getting an advantage over others. As endurance athletes, we're so competitive that we often think more is better, and in the case of Ironman distance training -- when you're already hanging...

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No Stopping, No Chatting: Tips For Training For an Ironman Triathalon

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 5:40 PM

So you're training for your first (or 5th, or 6th) Ironman!

How is your training going? Do you feel deader than a doornail on a lot of your workouts, almost feeling slower each time? Do you have a certain sense of doom as the deadline approaches and the days tick...

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