Athlete Spotlight: Patricia Collins

Jan
19

Posted by staff

Team MPI athlete Patty Collins, a world champion paratriathlete and 70.3 world record holder (2013 IM 70.3 Augusta), continues her strong presence in the sport. Learn more about the athlete's storied career in this Athlete Spotlight!

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A Favorite Swim Speed Session

Jan
12

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino

I have a lot of "trusted" speed sessions in both of the swim & bike disciplines, but one of my favorites is this swim that I got from a former Masters Swim Coach and pro triathlete, Christina Jackson. It's a set of 50's that works our VO2 zone with little rest within the blocks.

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Rome Wasn't Built in a Day

Jan
12

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

New Year's often brings a desire to bring in a "new you." We make resolutions to change and to become a better version of ourselves. Look at the things you can change now, that might take effort, but are small bricks. The likelihood of success will be far greater.

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Race Prep starts NOW

Jan
5

Posted by Coach John Murray

Waiting until the "11th hour" never works for endurance events. In some cases the only thing it does is invite injuries. Consider hiring a coach and start training now!

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Quinoa Brittle with Pecans, Chia Seeds, and Oats

Jan
5

Try this amazing and healthy-ish Quinoa Brittle that recently made for great trail run nourishment for Coach Amanda.

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Athlete Spotlight: Gregg Edelstein

Dec
22

Meet Team MPI athlete Gregg Edelstein, who trains under Coach Mark Sortino. On his race schedule this year are two gruelling mountain bike races, Lake Placid 100k and Leadville 100, along with IRONMAN Arizona! Learn how this busy father of two makes it work!

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Winter Break is for Restoration

Dec
22

Posted by Coach Chris Palmquist

If you restore like a champ next week, you'll be ready to kick off the New Year with a challenge workout!  Here is a swim challenge for you to try if you are game: 216 lengths to bring in 2016!

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Holiday 'Habanerry' and Brie Quesadilla

Dec
22

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Try this award-winning recipe created by Coach MarkT that features cranberries, habanero peppers, brie cheese, and Granny Smith apples!

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Welcome Coach Christine Palmquist

Dec
15

Welcome Coach Chris Palmquist, MS, MBA, of Geneva, Illinois. She is an elite USAT Level III coach, USAT Youth/Junior Coach, and USAC Level II Coach. She has 18 years of experience coaching athletes to success at the regional, national and world levels. Learn more about Coach Chris!

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How to Prep for Cold Water Swims

Dec
15

Posted by Coach Jay Weber

While cold water is uncomfortable, you can actually get acclimated to colder water swimming through repeated exposure. Preparation starts before you ever get into the water. Here are some helpful tips to begin the process of getting ready, and staying as comfortable as you can during the swim.

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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

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

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Watch Your AIM in 2018

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A “Heavy” Conversation

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