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Marcus Cook's IRONMAN Journey Wraps in NYC

Take a look back at the inspiring weight loss journey of Marcus Cook. He lost nearly 300 pounds and completed the IRONMAN World Championship! Tonight, as he's in New York City for the world premiere of NBC's IRONMAN broadcast, we learn from Marcus how to "make everything in your life better."

Racing Kona After 50

To train for the grueling IRONMAN™ World Championship, these triathletes over 50 turn to their Endless Pools for convenient open water swim training. Watch these brief videos of two inspiring competitors.

Down 300 Pounds, Marcus Cook is on a Mission

Marcus Cook weighed almost 500 pounds when a dying friend implored him to shape up for himself and his family. In just a few years, he's learned to swim in his backyard Endless Pool and now races triathlons to inspire others to lose weight too.

How Pro Triathlete Luke McKenzie Trains between Diaper Changes

“I tried setting it on 1 min/100-yard pace and almost got blown out the back of the pool,” says professional triathlete Luke McKenzie of the Elite Endless Pool in his backyard. After finishing 2nd at the IRONMAN World Championship, he’s using his backyard Endless Pool for stroke and transition training.

Why Lionel Sanders Will Exit Kailua Bay Faster than Ever

Lionel Sanders is about to be put to the test. The 29-year-old professional triathlete sees himself as "a weak swimmer," but he just upped his game: he's been training in his own High Performance Endless Pool® for two months, ...

Andrew Starykowicz: How Endless Pools Skills Translate to Open Water

Last week, professional triathlete Andrew Starykowicz (STARK-o-witz) recounted how he used his Performance Endless Pool® to quicken his recovery from 2015 bone-spur surgery. Andrew came back to win the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 New Orleans. Today, he discusses other benefits to his triathlon training in his basement Endless Pool.

How Triathlete Raul Tejada Made the Leap to Pro

After turning pro at age 25, triathlete Raul Tejada suggests a two-tiered strategy: “time and consistency. Never give up. Just focus on training well with the best equipment on the market! The Endless Pool has helped so much on my weakest leg.”

Lava Magazine Covers Changing Landscape of Swim Stroke Analysis

The continued growth of swim stroke analysis was highlighted in a recent article by Lava Magazine that focused on the work of SwimLabs Swim School. SwimLabs, with four locations in three different states, uses a total of 15 Endless Pools to provide technique and swim stroke analysis. Continue to read ...

75-year-old Endless Pools Customer Prepares for Ironman Hawaii

Island Challenge: 75-year-old Santa Fe County resident prepares for Ironman Hawaii By Judy Giannettino Albuquerque Journal Image courtesy GREG SORBER/Albuquerque Journal SANTA FE — On the morning of Oct. 9, Hunter Temple plans to be in Kailua Bay in Hawaii with about 1,800 other people to begin one of the ...

“140.6, Baby!” or How Rod S. Got in the Fastlane

“Until the Endless Pool, it had been two days a week,” Rod says, recalling the limited lane access that he and his tri club could get at their municipal rec center. Now that he has the Endless Pools Fastlane in his backyard pool, he finds that “It is the best thing to simulate the open water swimming experience."

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