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 […]

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 […]

SRO for NEMS Nutrition Meeting

Like bears emerging from hibernation, NEMS athletes came together for a membership meeting last Thursday with nutrition on their minds. The video below shows a standing-room-only crowd at Nutrition in Motion, where a panel discussion covered everything from fueling before during and after workouts and throughout the day to the difference between fat burning cardio and anaerobic […]

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 […]

May 2017 Highlights

May was packed to the brim with NEMS athletes taking on tough courses, working hard, beating personal bests, and taking podium spots! Lucas Pozzetta finished as the 19th pro at IRONMAN St. George 70.3, with a final time of 4:09:16!  Tom Frost took home 3rd overall place at at chill Polar Bear Du, winning his […]

April 2017 Highlights

NEMS athletes wasted no time diving into early season races in April, showing all the hard work they had put in during the off season! Steve Vargo took a 3rd place AG finish at IRONMAN Oceanside 70.3. Read his full race recap here. During the same weekend, Lucas Pozzetta finished 19th in the pro field at […]

RaceMania 2017

This year, Trimania officially became Racemania to encompass a broader range of athletes. As always, it included a packed day with no shortage of interesting seminars, clinics, and workshops, as well as an expo full of information and gear. The day features a friendly competition at the indoor triathlon. Teams of 12 tackled the 4 x 1600m dash on the indoor track, […]