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 […]

Should You Take Nutrition Supplements?

Floyd Kemske It’s not often at a NorthEast MultiSports membership meeting that the featured speaker offers yummy-looking homemade energy bites to the audience. But that’s just what Laura Casterline, RD, LD did at Peak Recovery & Health Center for our June 7 meeting. After the energy bites, her presentation, “Let’s Talk Supplements,” covered the principles […]

My First Cryo Session

Floyd Kemske Peak Recovery & Health Center is the new venture of our club’s leadership, Colin Cook and Jim Piper. Their mission is to provide services to people with chronic pain or illness to help them achieve a recovery-focused lifestyle. The center offers photobiomodulation, infrared sauna, compression, float pod, and cryotherapy (whole body and localized). […]

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 […]

Pilates at Apple Therapy

Swimming, biking, and running all depend on your alignment, breathing, and core strength, so triathletes are always searching for ways to enhance those capabilities. Pilates, a nearly century old strength training program, ticks all the boxes. Pilates, according to Wikipedia — “improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It […]


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