Frequency, Run Drills Pay Dividends, Athlete Spotlight: Erica Davis

Apr
30

Coach John discusses training frequency as he reflects on leading a 10-day Paratriathlon Training Camp. Coach Allen explains that run drills can be incorporated into a run and pay more dividends than an extra mile or two. Athlete Spotlight on Erica Davis; Portofino Sunset Tri Race #1 photos and thanks; Jubilee Kids Tri, Race Results, and more!

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Triathlon Swim Rehearsal, In the Wake of Tragedy

Apr
23

Coach John explains the value of and how to rehearse for the triathlon swim. Coach Dustin reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombings. Photos from ITU San Diego, Mullet Man Triathlon, Cliff Kennedy's 30-for-30 run, race results and more!

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Team Semper Fi Camp, Fourth Discipline of Triathlon - Nutrition

Apr
17

Team Semper Fi Triathlon Camp was held April 11-14 for wounded servicemen and women who are overcoming their challenges and training as triathletes. Coach Dustin discusses the Fourth Discipline of Triathlon - Nutrition. Athlete Spotlight features Katya Karpitskaya. Race report by Earl Barnes. Race results and more!

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Keeping a Training Log, Athlete Spotlight: Megan Davis

Apr
9

Coach John discusses the importance of keeping a training log. Athlete Spotlight: Megan Davis. Crystal Hlywa's Traditions Triathlon Race Report, Photos from IM 70.3 Texas and Gulf Coast Interstate Relay. Race Results, Portofino Sunset Tri, Jubilee Kid's Tri, Open Water Swim Clinic.

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Reasons to Race and Directions to a Better Tri Swim

Apr
2

We give you the top 10 reasons to race in the first Portofino Sunset Tri Series by Infinity Bikes on April 25 (and beyond). Coach John explains the importance of some direction when improving your swim. Athlete Spotlight: Paige Tanner. Race Report: Dustin Yonke on the Red Hills Tri. Race results and more!

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Team MPI Expands to Mississippi, Open Water, Training Other Swim Strokes

Mar
26

Team MPI announces the addition of Coach Allen Stanfield, based in Gulfport, Mississippi, to the coaching staff. Coach John addresses training the other swim strokes and Coach Mark talks about open water swim training. Also: Charlie Mauze's HITS Ocala Half Race Report, Race Results, and more!

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Cadence? and Team MPI clinics are about love!

Mar
19

Coach John suggests we 'Let go of any fear or self-consciousness and remember we are all about love! Go ahead and bite the bullet and sign up for a clinic, camp, or race." Coach Mark discusses run cadence and target numbers for optimal running. Also: Athlete Spotlight on Dave Wooden, Tri Swim Clinic photos, race results, Portofino Sunset Tri, Jubilee Kids Tri

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Numbers! and 'Are flip turns necessary or just cool looking?'

Mar
12

Coach Mark shares that numbers - heart rate, cadence, pace, time, distance, power - are only part of the equation. It's more important to know how one's body feels. Coach John answer's an athlete's question about the importance of flip turns. Also: Welcome Sara Stackpole, upcoming swim clinics, Portofino Sunset Tri Series, race results, and photos!

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Five Common Freestyle Flaws

Mar
5

Coach John identifies five common freestyle flaws and recommends specific drills for each. Issue also includes Portofino Sunset Tri, Jubilee Kids Tri, Race Results, Photos, and more!

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Answering the "Kick Question", Eat Smartly, Jubilee Kids Tri

Feb
26

Coach John talks about the role of kicking in the triathlon swim and incorporating kick sets into swim training and Coach Mark gives suggestions for managing nutrition and hunger. Registration is open for the Jubilee Kid's Tri that will feature SportsKids of the Year Conner and Cayden Long; order Team MPI kits this week; and congratulations to all the Team MPI New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll racers!

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