Advice for the Remainder of your Off-Season Training

When it comes to triathlon racing, 2020 has certainly been an unfortunate year.  However, we need to look forward – toward 2021.  And as you think about the remainder of your off-season I hope you will draw inspiration from these…

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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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Ring in the Holiday Cheer

As we enter the holiday season perhaps you are beginning to think about gift ideas for your favorite athlete or being asked what you would like as a gift this year.  What’s not to like in giving or receiving gifts!?! …

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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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Aero, Part II: an Aerodynamic Shrug

In July, I shared an article highlighting a conversation I had with Jesse Frank, Human Performance Engineer at the Specialized Win Tunnel, and shared his Top 8 recommendations to achieve better aerodynamics.  This follow-up article goes deep on a simple…

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Boost Your Nutrition to Boost Your Training

As winter approaches ever so quickly, NOW is your time to make important nutritional changes that will give your training a boost through the winter.  There is no reason to wait until the New Year.  To get started, take an…

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Self-Inventory and your State of Readiness using TTM

As a coach, this past nine months of helping triathletes through a global pandemic has presented many new and unique challenges. At the forefront is the health and safety of my athletes, friends, family, neighbors, and the population as a…

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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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Finding Motivation

Adjusting to a New Life and Putting Things in Perspective The header photo seems to say it all about our situation right now in regards to training and racing.  Lay back and enjoy it, go with the flow.  I also…

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Learn To Train And Race By Feel

We triathletes sure love our gadgets.  We have power meters to measure our bike and run efforts.  We measure and record our strokes per lap, RPM and cadence.    While these tools can be useful to help us understand our…

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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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Time Heals—Even in Strange Times

During these strange times, some folks are struggling with loss of races, camps, group workouts and camaraderie. Here are a few things you can do to address the loss. Time Heals. Place yourself two years into the future when things…

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Heads Are Not Aero

If you’re taking your aero advice from random social media posts or perhaps worse, the forum of a certain triathlon-related website, pay attention to what follows!  Jesse Frank, Human Performance Engineer at the Specialized Win Tunnel, dropped some knowledge on…

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The Secret Power of Chocolate Milk

I’m just going to come out and say it … chocolate milk is one of the best recovery beverages for after a tough work out or sporting event! It has a great carbohydrate to protein ratio (3:1) for refueling muscles…

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Returning to the Water

Take a moment to be grateful for the opportunity to swim again! Likely there are new restrictions that will alter your swim as you knew it, but try to embrace what you can do versus lamenting what you cannot do.…

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