Triathlon Teaches Us We Can Always Make It, Perspective

May
28

Coach Mark describes a recent race swim that showed him that he can always make it. Coach Dustin talks about appreciating the journey of triathlon to take the pressure off of race results. What is the Portofino Sunset Tri series worth? Photos from the CapTexTri Paratriathlon National Championships, race results, more!

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Slaying the Dragon of the First Ironman, Consider Conditions When Selecting Races

May
21

Coach John discusses adjusting expectations for a first irondistance race especially when conditions are less than ideal and Coach Allen reminds us to consider potential conditions when selecting races. Portofino Sunset Tri race #3 results; Race reports from Crystal Hlywa and Coach Dustin; Photos from 3 Mile Bridge Swim

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Am I getting too serious? Technique is King!

May
14

Coach Mark cautions about taking the sport too seriously at times and Coach John outlines six focus areas for swim technique improvement. Read about the Dodge/CAF Paratriathlon camp, Race Results, Team MPI photos, and more!

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Get in Tune with your Body, Matt Shaffer Marathon Report

May
7

Coach Dustin described the importance of listening to your body and making adjustments to reduce injury risk. Matt Shaffer shares his race report from running a 3:17 at the Eugene Marathon. Team MPI Performance Package sessions now available in the Gulf Coast area with Coach Allen. Photos from Crawfishman Tri and Wildflower, Race Results, and more!

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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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