Facebook or Face Time? Why Social Media Can't Replace a Trusted Coach

Mar
10

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Go ahead and interact on social media for encouragement and information, but when it comes to coaching advice, make sure to vet the source. Your race-day experience counts on it.

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The Portofino Tri Series Offers Something for Everyone

Mar
8

Posted by Coach John Murray

Here we are near the start of season six of our Pensacola-based Portofino Tri Series! We will have six super-sprint races this year, one each month April through September, including a duathlon (April 9), and a Ladies Only race (September 17). The distances are short enough for beginners, while experienced athletes can use the races for a tune-up...read more >>

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Becoming a Race Official

Mar
7

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

If you enjoy interacting with athletes, working with the rules, and seek to give back to this amazing sport, consider becoming a race official!

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Fun and Benefits of Duathlon

Mar
7

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield

Duathlons are simply simpler than triathlon, and a great way to start the season! Unlike triathlon in which the swim provides a barrier to entry for some, duathlon removes that barrier, and eliminates the equipment needed for it too. It provides a race without the stress of the swim while providing just as (and in some cases more of) an exciting of a race environment.

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Lambs and Lions

Mar
1

Posted by Coach Chris Palmquist

This centuries-old weather adage survives from the desire of humans to predict their environment based on past experience. Weather and life tend to balance out over time, and often in March, we can experience a little of everything from the meteorological buffet. March 1st signifies new beginnings - from the promise of spring to the start of more race-specific training for that race that suddenly seems so near.

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Athlete Spotlight: Brian Whitmire

Feb
22

Posted by admin

Brian Whitmire is 32 years old and lives in Pass Christian, MS. He's training with Coach Allen Stanfield and has a big season of racing ahead: IM 70.3 Texas, IM 70.3 Hawaii, Ryanman 70.3, and IM Florida. Learn more about Brian in this Athlete Spotlight

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Journey from Triathlete to Race Director

Feb
22

Posted by Coach Ben Dillon

Preparations leading to race day are similar for a race director and athlete. Both need to have passion, commitment, and an unrelenting drive to put forth their best effort! Read about Coach Ben Dillon's journey into race directing from his XTERRA and Navy backgrounds.

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Coach Mark Turner headlines USAT Multisport Zone

Feb
17

Coach Mark Turner authored the headline article in the February 16, 2016 USA Triathlon Multisport Zone with his submission, "Make the Past a Lens Not a Mirror."

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The Self-Coached Athlete Silo

Feb
16

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Every athlete, no matter what their level of talent or resources, faces these kinds of questions: "Do I seek out a coach to help me reach my goals, or do I work this out on my own?" "Do I trust someone else, or do I trust my own sense of progress and achievement?"

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Welcome Coach Brad Noble

Feb
16

Posted by admin

Coach Brad Noble of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, is a USA Triathlon Level I Certified Coach, US Navy Veteran, certified Firefighter/Paramedic, and Registered Nurse. He is an active and successful competitor through iron-distance triathlons and marathons. Learn more about Coach Brad.

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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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