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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Paralympics Begin! Coach Mandi's Start in Triathlon and Coaching

Sep
7

Coach Mandi Kowal shares her start in triathlon and coaching that came about from the loss of life on 9/11. Paralympic Triathlon and Cycling schedules and photos. Welcome athletes Reanna Wenham and Mike Belus!

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Sleep & Recovery, Control What You Can, Welcome Coach Mandi Kowal, Portofino Race #5.5

Aug
30

Coach MarkT offers a compelling perspective that will have you giving proper due to rest and recovery. Coach Brad urges us to let worry go, control what we can, and work the problems on race day! Recap of Portofino Race #5.5 on August 27. 

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Paralympic/Olympic Attitude, Welcome New Coaches Laura Henry and Becky Piper

Aug
23

Coach Chris shares what she has learned from coaching Paralympians/Olympians and how age groupers can adopt those winning attitudes. Welcome new coaches Laura Henry and Becky Piper. Coach John's athlete on the struggle bus.

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3 Great Track Sessions, Ashley Eisenmenger, Paratriathlon Nationals

Aug
16

Coach Mark demystefies the track with his three favorite workouts: a ladder, mile repeats, and an acceleration/turnover session. USAT Paratriathlon Nationals results. Ashley Eisenmenger wins a USABA Scholarship. Athlete quotes and more! 

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Rubber Hits the Dirt, Improving the Run off the Bike

Aug
9

Amp up your run fun by hitting the trail, says Coach Brad Noble. Learn to run better and more comfortably off the bike by incorporating regular transition brick runs, suggests Coach John Murray. Olympic and Paralympic Triathlon Guide, Zarzaur Law's Perseverence video, and savings with Endurance Films Training Institute. 

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Start with a Coach Now, IM Lake Placid Race Report by Russell Parker

Aug
2

If you are looking to up your game, consider hiring a coach -- even mid-season, says Coach Liesl. Russell Parker shares his IRONMAN Lake Placid race report, finding the race course to be anything but "placid!" 

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Tri for a Cause, Race Your Race, Introducing Coach Aaron Scheidies

Jul
26

If you need a new motivation for your sport, consider training and racing on behalf of a charitable cause, suggests Coach Jay. Athlete Bryant Davis shares a moving piece on "Answering the Why" of triathlon. Meet new Coach Aaron Scheidies, 5-Time ITU World Paratriathlon Champion. Read Coach MarkT's USAT article, "Plan Your Pace to Race Your Race." Recap of Portofino Race #4

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