Planning Your Next Race Season

Oct
25

Posted by Coach Becky Piper

It's not too soon to begin thinking about your next race season, and planning can pay off in performance. Coach Becky offers a process for determining your race calendar.

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IRONMAN Louisville: Arms Raised in Victory

Oct
17

Posted by Coach Laura Henry

Me, a girl with a broken arm and scars in a million places, approaching that red and black finisher’s carpet. Knowing it was time to dance, and knowing it was time to raise my arms in victory. Here is my story of IMLOU:

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The Benefits of Frequent Open Water Swimming

Oct
17

Posted by Coach John Murray

Regular participation in an open water swim group can increase familiarization and confidence through exposure to a variety of weather and water conditions. Once a swimmer is more comfortable in the water they can begin to work more effectively on the skills that will benefit them on race day: sighting, drafting, and entries and exits.

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Determining Your "Off Season"

Oct
17

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud

Each athlete, whether new to the sport of triathlon or a seasoned veteran, needs a “season off”. The time of year is up to you!

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The World Championships changes everything… and Kona is… Kona

Oct
11

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

The IRONMAN World Championships presents a series of challenges that can't necessarily be duplicated in training. While we strive for "nothing new on race day," Kona throws almost EVERYTHING new on race day. Here are some of the unique aspects of this race. 

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Preparing for Cooler Weather

Oct
4

Posted by Coach Amanda Leibovitz

Welcome to autumn! As summer has drawn to a close and the temperature starts to drop, it’s important to remember some important “cold weather training” trips to keep our bodies injury free and functioning at full capacity.

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Reflecting on Small Changes

Sep
27

Posted by Coach Becky Piper

Reflecting back on this season, you may discover it only took small changes to make big improvements. As you move into the off-season, take some time to reflect on where you made the most improvements as well as where the next season can go.

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Paceline Riding for Triathletes: 6 P's of Group Cycling

Sep
26

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Many triathletes hold the erroneous view that since most triathlons are not draft legal that there is little benefit to acquiring group riding skills. This simply isn't the case. The bike handling skills that group riding demands are key elements to having a best bike performance. Here are the essential tools for paceline riding in a group. 

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To Be an Elite Athlete

Sep
19

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino

Elite athletes have much to teach us about getting the most our of ourselves athletically and in terms of character. Here are some of my observations from working with elite Paratriathletes for the past six years through to the Paralympics.

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Knowing the Path and Walking the Path

Sep
12

Posted by Coach Laura Henry

I think that one of my strengths as a coach is that I can relate to my athletes because I’ve walked the path, and sometimes some of the paths less traveled. It’s not something I read in a book or watched in a webinar; I think that having that first-hand experience adds depth to my coaching.  One of these less glamourous sides of the sport is injury and the road to recovery.

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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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