Think Downhill, Meet Heather Gollnick, Secret Lives of Triathletes

Nov
15

We all like to go downhill! Coach Aaron explains why and how to attain the feeling of swimming, biking, and running downhill to find our best form. Meet new coach Heather Gollnick, a 5-time IRONMAN champion and coach with 20+ years of experience. We reveal the Secret Lives of Triathletes with Logan Turner and Mike Nickel who spend their off season in competitive curling. 

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Race Pre-Planning, Meet Coach Adam Sczech

Nov
9

On the heels of a big fall race season, Coach Laura offers her pre-planning suggestions for out-of-town races. Coach Jay reminds that athletes can and should develop a range of speeds or gears. Welcome new coach Adam Sczech. IMFL photos and more!

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Overnight Oats, Team MPI headed to IMFL

Nov
1

Breakfast is important, but we may not take the time. Coach Amanda suggest an easy on-the-go breakfast with overnight oats! Reanna Wenham shares her report on the EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5K. Look for Team MPI on the IMFL run course!

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Off Season Prep, Plan Your Next Season, Meet New Coach Clay Battin

Oct
25

Coach Jamie gives a four-step process to negotiate the mysterious off season! Coach Becky explains how we can plan our 2017 race calendar. Meet new Coach Clay Battin of Austin, Texas. Read Patty Collins' account of the 7-day, 622 mile Million Dollar Challenge Ride that raised funds for the Challenged Athlete Foundation. 

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Determining Your Off Season, Benefits of OWS, Race Reports

Oct
18

The off-season doesn't have to be winter. Coach Liesl describes her flipped year that minimizes hot-weather racing. As Coach John's weekly open water swim series wraps up, he reflects on the benefits for the regular attendees. Read Coach Laura's report on IMLOU, Coach Amanda's on IM 70.3 World Championships, and Jerry Barnett's on Rim2Rim2Rim. 

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IRONMAN World Championships, When a run isn't just a run

Oct
11

Coach Jay officiated for WTC at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship and discusses the unique aspects of this race - competition, weather, course conditions, and the road. Meet athlete Debra Carneol who trains with Coach Mandi. IMLOU race results and more!

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Preparing for Cooler Weather, SRITri, US Presidents

Oct
4

With fall weather setting in, Coach Amanda reminds us how to train best in cooler temperatures and why. Team MPI athletes rub shoulders with US Presidents. Photos, race results and more!

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Paceline Riding, Reflecting on Small Changes

Sep
27

Coach Mark Turner explains that group riding skills are beneficial even for non-drafting racers. He shares the 6 P's of group cycling, paceline riding for triathletes. Look back on your race season and you may see that small changes brought about big results, says Coach Becky Piper. Meet new coached athletes Chris Cochrane and Jim Ellis.

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To Be an Elite Athlete, ENVIE Ladies Tri

Sep
20

Reflecting on the 6-year journey to Paralympic triathlon, Coach Mark Sortino shares some of his observations of the hallmarks of successful athletes from working with elite Paratriathletes. Recap of the final Portofino Tri Race presented by Infinity Bicycles: the ENVIE Ladies Tri. 

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Walking the Path, IMFL Long Course Camp, Paralympics

Sep
13

First-hand experiences can add depth to coaching and Coach Laura knows a thing or two about major sports injuries, sharing her story in Coach's Corner. We recap the Paralympic Triathlon, IMFL Long Course Camp, and welcome two new athletes - Tiffany D'Alonzo and Michael Smith.

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