Happy Thanksgiving, Keep Swim Sessions Challenging, #SmarterTeamMPI Challenge

Nov
24

Coach John shares an athlete's experience with a challenging swim set and explains how to craft a similar set for your own swim.  Enjoy #SmarterTeamMPI challenge posts. 

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Appreciate the Lessons, Sound Nutrition in the Holidays

Nov
17

The Team MPI tagline is "Smarter, Stronger, Faster." Coach Amanda encourages athletes to reflect on their season and share ways they have become smarter through lessons learned. Coach MarkT provides tips for managing nutrition in the face of holiday temptation. New Team MPI kit announced.

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Plan Your Season, Spotlight on Josh Goldman, IMFL

Nov
10

Coach John says while it is time to rest and recover, it is also the right time to plan for next season. Don't go into 2016 without a plan! Meet Team MPI athlete Josh Goldman who has flourished in multisport with the help of Coach Amanda. Photos from IMFL and more. 

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Hope Isn't a Game Plan, Achieving Greatness, Winter Swim Clinics

Nov
3

Coach Amanda expands upon a quote from Coach Mark, "The thing that sets elite athletes apart from the rest is that they show up knowing they are going to perform. It's not a matter of if but, rather, a matter of how." Coach MarkT remindes that greatness is a personal measure, and that effort rather than outcome based standards can provide more lasting satisfaction. Two-Day Team MPI Winter Swim Clinics are announced - January 9-10 and February 13-14. 

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Theory of Positivity, Happy Halloween, Final I Hate Open Water Swim

Oct
27

The smile can lead to great things, including how you view the race, and the training day you have, reminds Coach Jay. See photos from the final I Hate Open Water Swim of the season. Team MPI coaches share their favorite Halloween costumes 

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Adding Power and Efficiency to Your Swim

Oct
20

Do you swim with a shoulder-drive or hip-driven freestyle? Coach John covers the attributes of each and suggests using wintertime to work toward the latter. Team MPI Mailbox features a letter from triathlete Tom Knox, who with Coach John's help, was able to turn the race swim into a "non-event!"

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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal, Coach Mark's Tips, Kona Reflections

Oct
13

This time of year is pumpkin everything...give Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal a try with Coach Amanda's recipe. Coach Mark shares some swim/bike/run tips, and Coach Jay reflects on the IRONMAN World Championship. 

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For the Love of Triathlon, The Engine vs The Machine

Oct
6

As the race season draws to a close, Coach Mark T discusses the true meaning of sportsmanship. When it comes to cycling, Coach Jay reminds us that the engine is far more important than the machine. Read Valerie Show's Santa Rosa Tri Race Report, and Mary Kate Callahan's '10 Things I Learned Training for IRONMAN".

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Make the Most of a Poor Performance, IM 70.3 Augusta Photos

Sep
29

When an A race does not yield the expected performance, regroup. The next race may just surprise you. Coach Allen shares his recommendations. 

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Go Race! Team Semper Fi Camp, Chicago ITU World Championships

Sep
22

Racing is a skill, explains Coach Mark. Practicing the controlables by racing often enough helps them to become habits and makes us better racers. Photos from ITU Paratriathlon Worlds. Coach John recaps Team Semper Fi camp.

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