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Connect and share your love of outdoor adventure sports with your fellow Big Blue enthusiasts! If you’re just getting into human-powered competition, try out a pre-ride, run or swim at a Big Blue event. For competitors wanting to improve race times and technique, read up on Training Tips or join one of our clinics.

How to Prep Your Meals Like a Pro Triathlete

Check out these great dietary tips from Outside Magazine 1.  Make batches ahead of time 2.  Stop Loathing Leftovers 3.  Never make just one meal 4.  Have a quick stand bye at the ready…yogurt anyone?! 5.  Make adding in veggies easy! For the rest of the article

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Truckee Marathon

There is a new event in town! The inaugural Truckee Marathon is schedule for September 25, 2016. Read the details here.Read more

Kimberly Larson

Kimberly Larson, Big Blue Adventure Ambassador, grew up in Seattle, playing soccer, skiing and scuba diving. Most of her weekends until college consisted of ski team in the winter and competitive soccer the rest of the year. When the opportunity to go to college and play soccerRead more

4 Tips for Ramping Up Early-Season Mileage

4 Tips for Ramping Up Early-Season Mileage from Trail Runner Magazine 1. Start Slow and Increase Gradually 2. Prep Your Body for Hard Efforts 3. Work on Strength and Mobility 4. Respect Your Calves and Achilles Check out the entire article from Trail Runner CLICK HERE

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Kristin Walstad

Kristin Walstad, Big Blue Adventure Ambassador: I have enjoyed running for many years.  I recall as a child asking my mother to go for a run with me, just for fun!  I participated in many sports during my school years, including basketball, volleyball, and track.  I beganRead more

Anna Mae Flynn

Anna Mae Flynn, Big Blue Adventure Ambassador, entered the ultra running scene after her debut at WTC 50k 2015, where she placed 4th and clocked a time of 4hrs, making the " top 10 all time female ever for the course". She comes from a college runningRead more

Congrats to our winner!

Congrats to our winner! Joanne from Roseville, CA has won the Sunnto2 S watch!

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New Training Program for XTERRA Tahoe City

Click here for info on the all new 16 week XTERRA Tahoe City Training Plan.

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Tahoe’s most scenic trail run coming this weekend.

Come on out to join us for the Emerald Bay Trail Run Saturday September 19. Click here for details.

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Tahoe Trail 100K MTB

The Tahoe Trail 100K Mountain Bike Race is coming to Northstar California Resort July 18th. Don’t miss your chance to qualify for the Leadvill 100! Click here for information.

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Aloha Thursdays

Jake’s 2015

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New Lake Tahoe Triathlon Training Plan

Big Blue Adventure is Excited to Announce our New Lake Tahoe Triathlon Training Plan! Click here for all the info!

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Happy Memorial Day!

  Posted from High Fives Non-Profit and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows*

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7 Plank Variations For A Strong Core

Article courtesy of Competitor Group Inc. Click here to read article 

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Fear No More!

  Article Courtesy of Triathlon Competitor Inc. Click here to read “7 Steps To Get Over Your Fear of Open Water”

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Sand Harbor Open Water Swim

We just added the Sand Harbor Open Water swim scheduled for Saturday June 13th. Read more here!

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XTERRA Tahoe City and XTERRA Lake Tahoe now XTERRA USA Championship Qualifiers

New for 2015 both the XTERRA Tahoe City and the XTERRA Lake Tahoe are qualifying races for the XTERRA USA Championship. Finish in the top 15 in your division and earn a spot on the starting line for the invitation-only XTERRA USA Championship held September 19, 2015

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February Tahoe Triathlon Update

An update on all things Triathlon for Lake Tahoe and Truckee. Click here to read more.

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Adventure Travel

Introducing new active travel trips tailored to the spirit of Big Blue Adventure! We’ve partnered with the best Adventure Travel companies to combine a variety of outdoor activities, sight-seeing in some of the most remote, gorgeous landscapes on earth, delicious & healthy meals, comfortable accommodation, personal expert

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Spring Training tips by Emma Garrard

Spring Training tips by Emma Garrard

  Spring has sprung. Now it’s time for you to leap off the couch too! As the sun sets after 7 p.m., we’ve got no excuse for not getting in that workout in after work, right? The truth is, most of us are just now starting to

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Running Tips

Running Tips

By, Richard M. Martinez 1. Choose a training program that’s right for you There’s no one program that fits everyone’s needs. Be honest with yourself before you start your training. Look at your time, your life, and your interest and then choose a program best for you.

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Planning Your Season

Planning Your Season

By Terri Schneider, motivational speaker, author, coach and sport psychology consultant. Part of planning a race season involves revisiting your athletic goals for the year. You may decide to stick to shorter events for the whole season or your whole career and continue to refine your speed

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Optimize Your Training When Not Training

Optimize Your Training When Not Training

By Dario Fredrick Effective training has many components: proper intensity, sufficient volume, intelligent nutrition and a balanced psychological approach. While each of these components plays a key role, the most important part of effective training actually happens when not physically training – during recovery. Most competitive athletes

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Roll With It

Roll With It

By Julie Young, owner o2fitness – Optimum Outdoor Fitness – Coaching and Training Want to make leaps and bounds in your mountain bike performance? Maximize your training time with specific cycling workouts on your road bike. With a structured progressively planned training program – you will experience

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N=1

The best health study is the study of yourself. Dr. Sara LaMarch Sports Chiropractor Popular Health Statements Over the past 25 years, diet book sales and gym memberships have increased significantly, yet obesity is on the rise and cardiovascular disease is a common ailment in our country.

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