Author Archive | Dillon

Photo of the Week – Swim Start Pumpkinman 2012

I love this classic triathlon swim start picture. The lens flare from the sun makes me squint in the same way that my eyes squint across the water to mark the first buoy. The cold water or the miles ahead don’t matter because every swim start brings a rush of adrenaline and excitement. This picture […]

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Confused by Paleo

Paleo as in “Paleo-Style Diet” has continued to grow and garner attention. Rightfully so, and while I still have many questions, Paleo ideas generally tend to make sense. Can some of these concepts be adopted for better endurance performance and overall health? I think so. However, as a fast growing movement, original ideas tend to […]

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How To Build a Road Bike e-Book

Flo Cycling You can download this free e-book from the guys at Flo Cycling. This local Las Vegas company specializes in building affordable aero wheels for cycling and triathlon.

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Simply Orange by Coke is Anything But Simple

Bloomberg Businessweek “Don’t let the name fool you. Coca-Cola’s (KO) Simply Orange juice is anything but pick, squeeze, and pour. That cold glass of 100 percent liquid sunshine on the breakfast table is the product of a sophisticated industrial juice complex.” “The Black Book model includes detailed data about the myriad flavors—more than 600 in […]

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I Will Eat Any Food In the House

My pantry has become overrun with unhealthy food meaning that I need to do a little housekeeping. I’ve learned that if we have unhealthy food in the house I will eat it. Something within my psyche just won’t allow food to go to waste. However, I take a little reprieve in knowing that some of […]


The Resolution to Eliminate Resolutions

By the end of January most of our New Year’s resolutions have become a forgotten item buried on our desk below upcoming tax returns, or lost in some unknown sector of our computer’s hard drive. This year I tried to avoid making resolutions. Instead


A Quote on Moderation by Dan Millman

Moderation? It’s mediocrity, fear, and confusion in disguise. It’s the devil’s dilemma. It’s neither doing nor not doing. It’s the wobbling compromise that makes no one happy. Moderation is for the bland, the apologetic, for the fence-sitters of the world afraid to take a stand. It’s for those afraid to laugh or cry, for those […]


Discussing Shoulder Injuries with Dr. William Schobert

Most athletes at a competitive level have endured some sort of injury during their careers. If lucky, the injuries are minor and have little long term impact. However, where can athletes go for help if they have a major or chonic injury? Is there an answer for individuals that need to have a second or third surgy to correct their problems?