Win Transition: Don't be a Gear Bomb!

Jan
23

Posted by Coach Clay Battin

Transitions can have a significant impact on the outcome or a race. Keep things simple and your mind engaged, and don’t add complication to your day by being the gear bomb in transition!  Make it a goal to “win” transitions!

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Self-Myofacial Release: the Poor Man's Massage

Jan
15

Posted by Coach Jamie Brown

One approach to recovery that is very effective due to low cost, time efficiency, and proven results of increasing performance and recovery is SMR (Self-Myofacial Release). It can improve muscle relaxation, range of motion, neuromuscular efficiency, tissue recovery, and reduce soreness. Here are some tools and approaches to consider. 

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Free Speed: We all have it, we just need to use it

Jan
15

Posted by Coach Aaron Scheidies

Understand the physics and mechanics of the “free speed” offered by gravity and learn to take advantage of it on your downhill running.  

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Coach MarkT's Quinoa Salad

Jan
14

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Coach MarkT reveals the "secret sauce" in his delicious and healthy quinoa salad as he shows how to prepare it. Smarter, Stronger, Faster, and Tastier!

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Move Forward Toward Your Next Fitness Peak

Jan
8

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield

When beginning the period of revitalized focus after the holiday slump it is important to realize that while a long term increase in fitness feels like a long slow climb. It’s actually a rugged terrain filled with various peaks and valleys. We can't physically just pick back up but we can keep moving forward toward the next fitness peak.

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Bike Saddles Demystified: They Shouldn't Be a Pain in the Rear!

Jan
8

Posted by Coach Adam Sczech

Those who cycle with saddle pain may believe no bike saddle is comfortable. But with a proper bike fit and proper pelvis rotation, there IS a saddle that will be comfortable - probably several saddles. Learn about the main components of a saddle that determine the comfort.

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The Little Things Become the Big Things

Jan
2

Posted by Coach Laura Henry

When we think of our athletic goals we typically think of the “big things” that we need to do to reach our goals. However, it's the "little things" such as extra sleep, stretching, foam rolling, and strength work that can help us reach our goals feeling strong and with a smile. Here are some ways to incorporate those and make them habits.

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Have You Bitten Off More Than You Can Chew?

Jan
2

Posted by Coach Becky Piper

After signing up for a new or bigger race, we may face times in our training when our confidence is shaken. It's important to take a step back and look at each individual workout as a singular entity. The time will come to think about the entire race, and at that time, you will be ready. So go ahead and bite off a bit more than you can chew! Here's how to approach it. 

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Motivation: Finding the “Why”

Dec
27

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud

Motivation to exercise, train and race comes from many different places. Whatever is your WHY, whether it’s the swag and bling from the race, supporting a meaningful cause, spending time training with friends, or to qualify for a championship race, find your motivation. Claim it, define it and follow it to your next finish line.

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Improve Your Hill Climbing with this Bike Trainer Session

Dec
27

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

Are you looking to improve your cycling hill climbing? Coach Jay shares one of his favorite bike trainer sessions that will have you climbing faster and stronger.

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Consistency and Variability: Two Key Ingredients for Successful Endurance Training

Posted by Coach David Bauerle on January 14, 2018

Testosterone and endurance exercise: the "exercise-hypogonadal male condition"

Posted by Coach Manuel Delgado Goana on January 14, 2018

Team MPI Celebrates 8th year of Excellence in Endurance Coaching and Coach Mentoring

Posted by admi on January 10, 2018

Training for your First Triathlon

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud on January 07, 2018

Mastering the Art of Choosing Our Reason "Why"

Posted by Coach Chris Palmquist on January 07, 2018

Triathlon is for Every BODY

Posted by Coach Adam Sczech on January 01, 2018

Watch Your AIM in 2018

Posted by Coach Mark Turner on January 01, 2018

Surviving the Holidays, One Bite at a Time

Posted by Coach April Corey on December 17, 2017

A “Heavy” Conversation

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino on December 10, 2017

The Revelations, The Risks, and the Rewards - Part 2

Posted by Coach Mandi Kowal on December 10, 2017

 

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