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Qualifying For Kona 8 Months After Giving Birth

Taren Gesell

Nicole Walker is an age-group triathlete and mother to a nearly 2-year old son. Just one year into attempting to race as a pro, over training caused her to have to give up racing, and then she became pregnant. Just nine months after having her baby, she returned to racing as an amateur for the first time in nearly two years, and she won the amateur division at IMAZ, qualifying for Kona 2020. We talk about over-training, training while breast feeding, coming back after giving birth, and what's next.

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Taren Gesell
Taren Gesell

"Triathlon Taren" Gesell is founder of MOTTIV and one of the world's top experts on helping adults become endurance athletes later in life. Best known for his YouTube channel and podcast Taren is the author of the Triathlon Foundations series of books and has been published featured in endurance publications around the world.

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