Pushing it to the Limit. Wait? There’s a Limit?

Most of us in this club have similar mentalities. Therefore most of us are no stranger to pushing through some sort of pain in our workouts and races. This mentality validates and celebrates those who experience some sort of setback then comes back swinging. This “never give up” attitude inspires not only those around us, […]

What A Great Start to the 2019 Season!

  The rain has been relentless so far this season but NEMS athletes have certainly been making the most of it and we have some amazing highlights to share! We kicked off June with an onsite NEMS meeting at Sweetwater Swim Studio with the one and only Stacy Sweetser, our resident swim ninja! She spoke […]

2019 NEMS TEAM DESTINATION RACE – Ironman Virginia 70.3

  Every year NEMS votes on which race to choose as the team destination race and this year it was Ironman Virginia 70.3 held in Williamsburg on Sunday May 5th, 2019. The NEMS members that competed this year were Jim Piper, Craig Stoller, Rick Bolling, Bill Caldwell, Brian Muldowney, Dan McCombs, Jen Lane, Ryan L’Italien, […]

Be Brave Enough To Try Something New

When it comes to picking new goals or races you hear people say “I’ve always wanted to”, “That looks really interesting”,  “I will some day” or “It’s on my list” and in the meantime they stick with the same formats or the same races they always do because that is what they are most comfortable […]

Fuel for Thought

  Fueling is considered to be the fourth discipline of triathlon and one thing is for sure, there is no lack of opinions on this topic. So how do you know what strategy is right for you? Step 1: Do Your Own Research! The number one favor you can do for yourself is to learn […]

Training in Bad Weather: Bad Ass or Bad Judgment?

If you’re like me, you’re probably a member of a few triathlon or running groups on social media and often find yourself incredibly envious of those Southern California or Florida members posting smiling selfies from the 70° outdoor ride they just finished in mid-February. But instead of dreaming of what it would be like to train in beautiful […]

What’s Happening In January 2019!

For most New Englanders, January feels like one giant Monday. But for triathletes, it’s the start of a new race season! And after everyone found their swim goggles and remembered how bad it hurts to start sitting on the bike seat once again, NEMS athletes were ready to wake from the holiday stupor and hit the ground running…literally! For several NEMS […]

NEMS Race Oceanside 70.3

  Every year NEMS votes to choose an early season 70.3 as a team destination event. This year was the fabulous and very popular Oceanside 70.3 just outside San Diego, CA. This event historic ally sells out incredibly quickly so thanks to our team having Ironman TriClub status, we were afforded the ability to register […]

Pumpkinman Triathlon Festival- September 9-10, 2017

The Pumpkinman Triathlon is a great late season triathlon held in South Berwick, Maine. This two-day event includes the Sprint Triathlon held on Saturday and the Olympic and Half Iron Distances held on Sunday. This was the first year they held the Olympic Distance event and although it wasn’t without its hiccups (there was only […]