The triathlete's body: outward appearance doesn't guarantee success

From 303Triathlon.com

Posted a few weeks ago on 303triathlon.com during Kona week. How often have we judged someones assumed performance by there outwardly athletic appearance?

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Photo from Triathlete.com

The streets of Kona this week can be quite intimidating, from a body image perspective. Triathlete Magazine conducted a photo shoot at Dig Me Beach, resulting in an album of beautiful athletic specimens.

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Photo from Triathlete.com

Ironmen/women by nature are a disciplined, body-conscious group. While not everyone at World Championships this week has a magazine-cover body, those that do seem to be everywhere you turn on Ali'i Drive. But according to Dr. Donna Mitchell, who is there in the role of Sherpa this week, and also MarkAllenOnline coach Luis Vargas, being super lean and outwardly muscular doesn't guarantee success on race day.

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