The Not So Perfect … Perfect Race Day

Nov
21

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Confidence can be a tenuous and fickle friend. Race long enough and you'll eventually have a DNF or really rough race that leaves you hungry for redemption. Coach MarkT shares his story that began last spring at IRONMAN Texas and ended victoriously at the finish line of IRONMAN Florida. It's not easy to push past the doubts but the rewards are well worth it!

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The What, Why, How, and When of Plyometric Training: Part 3

Nov
20

Posted by Coach Manuel Delgado Goana

In this final installment of Coach Manuel's series on Plyometrics, he explains how to create and progress a plyometric workout that is appropriate for the athlete's experience level. He explains how often to do plyometrics and how to integrate them into an existing strength program. What we do before and after the session is important too. Learn more, get started, and see how plyometrics can increase your strength and speed!

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

Nov
18

Posted by Coach John Murray

Coach John Murray, co-founder and President of Team MPI, will become Coach Emeritus of Team MPI at the end of this month. As he prepares to embark on a life on the road with his wife, he shares just a few of his many, many favorite memories of working with the coaches, athletes, friends, and supporters of Team MPI. 

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Then and Now

Nov
12

Posted by Coach Laura Henry

As I approached the finish line of the Fall Edition of the 2017 Syracuse Half Marathon, I started to cry.  It was one of the few times that a finish meant more to me than just crossing a physical line.  Like all finish lines, this one is an intermediate boundary between my past and my future: it’s the finish line of the longest endurance event of my life. Read Coach Laura's story!

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Under-Recovery is Real and Much More Common Than We Think

Nov
12

Posted by Coach Aaron Scheidies

Coach Aaron offers a personal account of under recovering, shares some of the signs, and some of the remedies. It can be difficult to determine whether you are Over Training or Under Recovering but the signs/symptoms are the same and the strategy for reversing the pattern of destruction is the same. Appropriate training loads and adequate recovery are the ideal. An unconstrained life of go-go-go can catch up to us.

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Avoid Nutrition Fads, Chart your Own Course!

Nov
10

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud

Beware of fad diets and nutrition plans! Healthy nutrition is based in long-established principles. Needs are individual and change with our training cycles. Coaches can provide general guidance and a registered dietician/nutritionist can put you on the path toward nutrition tailored to you!

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Coach Allen's Reflection on Mike Mendoza's Record Breaking Season

Nov
7

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield

Mike Mendoza successfully broke the World Record for the number of 70.3's completed in a year while eclipsing his fundraising goal for the Team Semper Fi Fund. On any given day, Mike is capable of competing at such an incredibly high level, that the biggest challenge has been to show just a bit of restraint in order to continuously replicate his results. From my perspective as Mike's Coach, I've been overwhelmed with his performance. It's simply been amazing, week in and week out! Here are his race results and some of my thoughts on the year. 

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Bottles, Bags and Gloves...Oh My!

Nov
5

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

One athlete's trash can be the prepared athlete's treasure! Three items that many of us throw away can go a long way toward helping your race day preparations. They can save a wetsuit from the dreaded fingernail gashes, help lower anxiety packing for a long course race, and streamline your race day hydration plan and execution. Here's how! 

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Press Release: Triathlon Coaching Seminar Leads off Team MPI Events and Camps for 2018

Oct
31

Posted by admin

Here's a preview of the fantastic events coming in 2018: Team MPI Coaching Seminar (January 20), Team MPI Triathlon Spring Training Camp (Feb 26-March 4), Team MPI Endurance Mountain Bike Training Camp (June 22-24), and the Team MPI Long Course Camp for IMFL (Sept 14-16). Registration is OPEN for all events at www.teammpi.com!

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The What, Why, How, and When of Plyometric Training: Part 2

Oct
30

Posted by Dr. Manuel Delgado Gaona

Coach Manuel continues his series on plyometric training, addressing aspects of the training plan to be considered such as mode, intensity, frequency, duration, recovery, and progression. A single plan is not appropriate for all. The design of the plan depends on athletic experience, age, and part of the training cycle. 

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The Not So Perfect … Perfect Race Day

Posted by Coach Mark Turner on November 21, 2017

The What, Why, How, and When of Plyometric Training: Part 3

Posted by Coach Manuel Delgado Goana on November 20, 2017

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Posted by Coach John Murray on November 18, 2017

Then and Now

Posted by Coach Laura Henry on November 12, 2017

Under-Recovery is Real and Much More Common Than We Think

Posted by Coach Aaron Scheidies on November 12, 2017

Avoid Nutrition Fads, Chart your Own Course!

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud on November 10, 2017

Coach Allen's Reflection on Mike Mendoza's Record Breaking Season

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield on November 07, 2017

Bottles, Bags and Gloves...Oh My!

Posted by Coach Mark Turner on November 05, 2017

Press Release: Triathlon Coaching Seminar Leads off Team MPI Events and Camps for 2018

Posted by admin on October 31, 2017

The What, Why, How, and When of Plyometric Training: Part 2

Posted by Dr. Manuel Delgado Gaona on October 30, 2017

 

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