Athlete Case Study: Mary Peebles

I would be surprised if there was any competitive athlete, of any age, who was not worrying in January that their fitness had taken a hit and it would be hard to get back to a normal season of racing. …

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Athlete Case Study: David Glugla

Bike Block for Solid FTP Gains As David Glugla was considering winter training plans that would prepare him for his 2021 Wisconsin IM race, he chose to focus on improving his bike power.  He also wanted to dial back his…

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Athlete Case Study: Kyle O’Leary

Making It Work. One of the things I enjoy most about coaching is creating a training plan around the various nuances of an individual athlete’s work and life demands.  Training Peaks becomes my creative canvas.  Over the years I have…

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Athlete Case Study: Riley Carpenter

Riley is a hard-working and dedicated athlete willing to put in the work to achieve his goals and is a pleasure to coach. He recently moved from Boston to Bend, Oregon. I started working with Riley in February of 2020…

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Athlete Case Study: Karen Rice

Creative Training Yields Great Results in this D3 Athlete Case Study about Karen Rice We know that training in 2020 looked different for everyone, and as a coach, I had to reinvent the training game plan for each of the…

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Athlete Case Study: Francois de Repentigny

In the fall of 2018, I started working with Francois, who lives in Malaysia. He was looking for a coach who could coach him using Power (using a Stryd Power Meter) vs. Heart Rate. I remember asking him why he…

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Athlete Case Study: David Goforth

Motivation to take up the sport of triathlon and stick with it, is, let’s face it, challenging. Three sports, four counting the important strength training, a job, a family, friends, and a few other things are hard to work into…

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Athlete Case Study, November 2020: Rupert Daniels

Consistency is Key to Fitness and Success At the very end of 2019, Rupert Daniels decided he was going to hire a coach to help him train for IM Italy in September.  However, as is the case with all athletes…

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Athlete Case Study: Boris Bourdin

COVID Lockdown to IM Personal Best To say this race season has been unique is an understatement!  The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges to athletes and coaches across the globe.  One of my athletes, Boris Bourdin, resides in Spain which…

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Athlete Case Study: Mike Reed. “I’ve got it.”

“I’ve got it.”  Those words were the first sentence of Mike Reed’s Facebook post on March 29, 2020.  Of course, I already knew.  It was early in this pandemic–before we knew what we know now.  Certainly before we knew everything–triathlon…

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