Tri for a Cause

Jul
26

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

If you ever need a reason to stay in the sport, join a training team associated with a charitable organization for a season. You’ll gain some extra motivation in the cause, make some new friends, and find that you have lots to offer with all of the beginners in the group eager to learn.

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Welcome New Coach Aaron Scheidies

Jul
26

Posted by Admin

Aaron Scheidies is based out of Seattle, WA and is a USAT Level 1 Certified Coach and licensed Physical Therapist. He is an 11 time World Paratriathlon Champion (PT5 - visually impaired) and has set the World’s fastest time for anyone with a disability at both the Olympic (1:57:24) and Ironman 70.3 distances. He has coached World Champion Paratriathletes as well as Ironman World Championship qualifiers and he is accepting new athletes for coaching.

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About the I Hate Joe Zarzaur Open Water Swims Presented by Zarzaur Law

Jul
18

Posted by Coach John Murray

The "I Hate Joe Zarzaur Open Water Swim", a partnership of Team MPI, sponsor Zarzaur Law, and Tri Gulf Coast, is held weekly on Thursday mornings at 6:30 am from April through October. Here are 5 facts to know about participating in this activity.

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Benefits of Joining a Local Sport Club

Jul
18

Posted by Coach Ben Dillon

Being a triathlete doesn’t mean you need to spend countless hours training solo.  There are many great benefits to joining a local masters swim team, a cycling club, or a run club.

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USA Triathlon - Plan Your Pace to Race Your Race

Jul
13

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

It takes practice and discipline to run your own race and not get caught up in the pace of your competitors. Coach MarkT presents some common pacing challenges and ways to overcome them so you can have your best race!

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Ocean Swim Tactics

Jul
12

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

There are many unique elements to a swim in the ocean – the water tastes funny, crashing waves make it challenging to get out and to get back in, there is current to contend with, and even some topsy-turvy weather that can make sighting and breathing difficult. Here's how to approach an ocean swim and learn to enjoy it!

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Road Tripping to Races

Jul
5

Posted by Coach Amanda Leibovitz

Taking the "show on the road" broadens our horizons as athletes and allows us to experience weather, terrain, and competition that varies from what we are used to in our hometown, but we also need to be mindful that traveling can take its toll on our bodies and minds and have an impact on how we perform. Here are tips to arrive at the starting line ready to race!

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Different? Not So Much: A View From the USAT National High Performance Youth Skills Camp

Jul
4

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Coach Mark Turner shares his experience at the USAT National High Performance Youth Skills Camp in Kerrville, TX. The youngest in our sport have much to teach all of us - particularly in terms of enthusiasm and fun!

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Building Your Engine

Jun
26

Posted by Coach Chris Palmquist

It is the season to put the final touches on your racing speed and endurance. What are the major fitness components of a fast endurance athlete? How do you tune these components up into peak form? When trying to understand the fitness components that go into great races, use the analogy of “building an engine.”  Here is how it works!

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Training for Race Day Conditions

Jun
26

Posted by Coach Liesl Begnaud

Make preparations to be ready for race day conditions to be ready for whatever situation mother nature offers to you at your next race! Plan to train in heat, humidity, cold, rain and/or wind conditions that could simulate possible race conditions.

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Posted by Coach David Bauerle on January 14, 2018

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

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

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Training for your First Triathlon

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Mastering the Art of Choosing Our Reason "Why"

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Triathlon is for Every BODY

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