Bubble Wrap Yourself, Mental Fitness, Portofino Tri Series Race #3

Aug
22

The race taper is important for having our best performance and Coach David urges us to resist activities that jeopardize the intended race-readiness! Coach Liesl discusses the topic of mental fitness and how to inventory our current state. The final open race of the Portofino Tri Series is recapped. Mike Mendoza completes his 17th 70.3 race! 

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Rest, Coach Allen's Favorite Triathlon Bookmarks

Aug
15

With so many online triathlon resources, it can be difficult to separate good information from bad. Coach Allen gives guidelines for evaluting information and provides lists of his favorite go-to websites. Coach John reminds us of the importance of rest for training adaptation and discusses several ways we can accomplish this. 

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Hips Don't Lie, From Got to Get to, Triathlon Essentials

Aug
8

Coach Amanda shares three exercise to strengthen our hips and glutes for our best run performance. For those new to the gear-happy sport of triathlon, Coach April provides a list of essentails. Coach MarkT reminds us that training should be a "get to" not a "got to," and we should reframe if necessary to get the best benefit from our sport! Results from IM 70.3 Boulder, and more!

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Fear as Intelligence, Post "A" Race Malaise, WPS Edmonton

Aug
1

Coach Mark explains that that fear can have a purpose, and if we can learn to avoid panicking, it allows our intellect to work rapidly to make a decision on a course of action. Coach MarkT addresses the topic of mental fatigue and lack of motivation that often follows a big race. Final Portofino Tri Series races are coming. WPS Edmonton Results. 

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The Next Chapter, Nutritional Habits with Super Powers

Jul
25

Coach John, President and Co-founder of Team MPI shares his Next Chapter and where the road is leading! Confused about the best nutritional approaches? Coach Chris has three basic nutritional tips that can go a long way toward helping us feel and perform at our best. IM Lake Placid results, photos, and more. 

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What we can learn from cyclists, Quotes to live by

Jul
18

Coach Adam Sczech shares some lessons from professional cyclists that can benefit triathletes. Coach Aaron Scheidies offers some of his favorite quotes and how they have meaning to him in sport and in life. Register for the IM Florida Long Course Camp. #triweek.

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Summer Strawberry Chicken Salad, Simple Green, Paratri Coaching Clinic

Jul
11

Enjoy a satisfying and healthy summer meal with Coach Becky's Summer Strawberry Chicken Salad. Looking for a safe and multipurpose cleaner that can handle your greasy laundry, skin, and bike? Coach Patty has a recommendation! The first Paratriathlon Coaching Certification clinic is this week, co-led by Coach Chris. 

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Athletic Uses of White Vinegar, Reduce Pre-Race Anxiety

Jul
4

Coach Mandi shares tips to arrive at a race ready and mentally relaxed. It's all in the preparation! Solve your stinky laundry and equipment woes and pool-fried hair with a safe, common product we all have in our houses. Coach Patty explains how it works!

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Bike Transport, Meet Coach David Bauerle, Paratri Nationals

Jun
28

Coach Liesl discusses bike transport with tips and options for personal transport as well as shipping or flying with your bike. Meet new Team MPI Coach David Bauerle from the Dallas, Texas area, and new coached athlete Dom Zambrano who train with Coach Allen. Jake Babich shared his race report from the Bighorn 100, and we bring news and results from Paratriathlon Nationals. 

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Training is more than Workouts, Coach Becky Returns to XTERRA, Jacqueline Sasaki Du National Champ!

Jun
21

Training is part art and part science. Data is best in context when we record qualitative information like stressors and conditions, says Coach Laura Henry. Coach Becky marked her return to XTERRA racing. 

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