Race Report: IM 70.3 Puerto Rico, by Brent Larimer

Mar
31

Posted by admin

Brent Larimer finished his first 70.3 on March 19 in 5:05. He wrote a race report to reflect on his race, identify areas of improvement, and to communicate with his coach, Allen Stanfield. Learn about his race and how to write a good race report!

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Hooray for vacation! But what about my training?!?

Mar
28

Posted by Coach Patty Collins

A family vacation doesn't have to cause a total disruption to fitness. Plan short workouts into the vacation, and be flexible and creative to find ways to involve friends and family in the fun! Stay active and come away with great memories, feeling refreshed!

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Break from the 7-day Microcycle

Mar
21

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino

Many athletes use a 7-day training cycle with great success. But if accumulated fatigue is an issue, consider a shorter microcycle to allow for better recovery. 

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Mike Mendoza seeks to break record for most 70.3 races in one year

Mar
16

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This year, Team MPI athlete and US Marine veteran Michael Mendoza seeks to break the Guinness World Record for the most half Ironman/70.3 races completed in a single year (23). We spoke with Mike and his coach, Allen Stanfield, to find out more about his mission and approach.

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How Team MPI is identifying larger trends with ithlete

Mar
16

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino

Coach Mark wrote How Team MPI is identifying larger trends with ithlete, on the use of heart rate variability data to identify patterns and make adjustments in training and recovery to maximize performance. The full article can be read on the ithlete blog.

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Basic Injury Prevention and Management

Mar
12

Posted by Coach Becky Piper

As the triathlon season ramps up, it is important for us to begin preventing any injuries before they may happen. Triathlon is an endurance exercise with repetitive pounding that may be detrimental to us so we want to minimize risk and manage issues as they arise. Here's how.

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Be the Smartest Swimmer out of the Water

Mar
7

Posted by Coach John Murray

On race day it is important to have a smart swim that sets us up for the bike and run. This means being properly warmed up, having a strategy that suits our swim ability, and understanding our swim effort/pace tradeoffs. There is no prize for being the fastest to the first buoy. Instead, lean more towards starting off easy and building as your ability allows.

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Coach Jamie Brown and Coach Patty Collins on Intelligent Racer Podcast

Mar
6

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Coach Jamie Brown and Coach Patty Collins were featured on the Intelligent Racer Podcast on March 6, 2017

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Times are Changing

Feb
28

Posted by Coach Mandi Kowal

If you are an athlete over 50, you'll want to read this! Coach Mandi shares some of her observations as an athlete over 50. Then using her own experience as a coach, coupled with information from Joe Friel's book, Fast over 50, she explains the basic physiology of the changes and what can be done to combat them.

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Forge Your Path

Feb
26

Posted by Coach Laura Henry

Athlete-focused social media (e.g. Strava, Map My Run, etc) offers support, encouragement, route advice, tracking. But they can also serve as a distraction, derailing us from our unique training path that is designed to lead us to our goal. Coach Laura urges caution and explains why.

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