Swim Cues, Swim Gimmicks, February Coaching Special, USAT All American Honors

Feb
7

Coach Chris shares four swim cues that can bring focus to body position and biomechanics for a more efficient and effective stroke. Add some productive fun to your swim with these "gimmicks" that Coach John endorses! Read also: Congratulations to USAT All American Athletes, features on Kristan Croom and Diane Mitchell, February Coach Special, New Kits, Club Team MPI, and Coaches Retreat this weekend!

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New Kits, Pelvic Position on Bike, Club Team MPI

Jan
31

Having neck or back pain on the bike? An improperly rotated pelvis could be a contributing factor. Coach Adam describes how to position yourself on the bike. Announcing new Team MPI kits! Wear Team MPI gear and we will feature you through Club Team MPI! Join now, it's free with the kit.

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Swim Fins, Win Transition, Welcome Coach Patty Collins

Jan
24

Great benefits can be had from the right set of swim fins, says Coach Mark Sortino, Coach Clay Battin urges transition practice with a streamlined setup for short-course racing. Welcome new Coach Patty Collins!

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Self-Myofacial Release, Free Speed, Camp Sign-ups

Jan
17

SMR (Self-Myofacial Release) can improve muscle relaxation, range of motion, neuromuscular efficiency, tissue recovery, and reduce soreness. Coach Jamie Brown shares some tools and approaches to consider. Coach Aaron explains how to take advantage of the free speed offered by gravity in downhill running. Sign up for a camp in Steamboat Springs, Panama City, or Lake Placid.

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Bike Saddles, Fitness Peaks, Meet Coach April Corey

Jan
10

The climb back to fitness may seem steep. But Coach Allen reminds us to keep moving forward toward the next fitness peak. Coach Adam demystifies saddle fit and explains the main characteristics that can determine comfort. Meet new Coach April Corey. Coach Mark Sortino is on the cover of USAT Magazine!

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New Look, Little Things, Big Bites & New Athletes Michael Stephens and Beth Tucker

Jan
3

It's the "little things" such as extra sleep, stretching, foam rolling, and strength work that can help us reach our goals feeling strong and with a smile, says Coach Laura. If your goals sometimes feel like you've bitten off more than you can chew, Coach Becky reminds to take it one workout at a time and follow the plan to a successful conclusion. Meet new athletes Michael Stephens and Beth Tucker. 

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Motivation, Hill Climbing Trainer Session, Camps Open

Dec
27

Motivation to exercise, train and race comes in many forms. Coach Liesl encourages us to find our WHY, then claim it, define it and follow it to the next finish line. Coach Jay shares his favorite hill-climbing bike trainer session. Registration is open for the Team MPI IMFL and Lake Placid long course camps as well as the 2017 Portofino Tri Series races. Meet new coached athletes Mike Baughman and Omar Bermejo!

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Swim with Intention, Quantify Swim Performance, Meet Jorge Jimenez

Dec
20

Workouts can never be boring if we understand the purpose of each session. With purpose comes intention and motivation, says Coach Mandi Kowal. Customize swim sets by performing a “test set” to quantify swim performance. Coach John Murray explains how. Meet athlete Jorge Jimenez. Holiday greetings form the Team MPI Coaching Staff!

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CEO Your 2017, Snow Running, Thanks Coach!

Dec
13

Coach Heather Gollnick shares tips to enjoy safe, comfortable running through the beauty of snow, ice, and cold weather. Rather than make resolutions, make a plan for the year. Coach Mark Turner shares his plan to CEO 2017! Meet new athlete Christine Sternjacob. We share words of thanks from athletes to their coach. New Paratriathlon Swim Clinic coming Jan 7 to Longmont, CO! 

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Bike Geometry, Off Season Technique is King, Favorite Books of Coaches

Dec
6

Coach Amanda takes a lesson from a nationally-ranked volleyball team to remind to take time to work on the basics of form, technique, and sport-specific strength. Coach Adam reviews the basics of bike geometry and explains how it influences the "ride" and feel of a bike. Find some holiday reading or gift-giving ideas with our list of Favorite Tri Books by Team MPI coaches!

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