Managing Your Support Team, Athlete Spotlight: Brandy and Glynn Maulden

Sep
15

Coach Amanda has tips for helping your support crew to best help you with open communication leading into your race. Our athlete spotlight is on Brandy and Glynn Maulden who train under Coach Allen as they balance individual improvement with the fun of training and racing together.

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Know Your Limits, Welcome Coach Mark Turner, Spotlight on Becky Piper

Sep
8

Coach Jay reflects on some cold and rainy conditions officiating at ITU Edmonton and suggests toughing it out isn't always the best idea in the long term for everyone. Welcome to Coach Mark Turner of Seabrook, Texas. Athlete Spotlight on Becky Piper.

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Swim Intervals, Foot Strike

Sep
1

Coach John explains the two types of swim intervals and how to use them for the best benefit. Coach Mark addresses the myth of the ideal foot strke. Where the foot hits in relation to the hips is what matters, not how it contacts the running surface. 

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Heat Acclimation, CAF Youth and Adult Paratriathlon Camps

Aug
25

Coach Jay explains how to best prepare ourselves for training and racing in hot and/or humid conditions. Enjoy photos from CAF's first Youth Paratriathlon Camp and the adult camp that followed, led by Coaches Mark and John with Coach Jay.

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Mind Games, Recap of Final Portofino Tri Race

Aug
18

Coach Mark reprises his writing on combating negative chatter. Recap of the final Portofino Tri Series race. Ashley Heher shares her report from her "Swimcation"

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Variety in the Swim; Visualization

Aug
11

Coach John suggest three ways to make the most of your swim sessions. Coach Jamie offers a quick and simple method for incorporating visualization into training and racing. 

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Elite Mentality, Meet Valerie Shows

Aug
4

Coach Amanda shares her realization of becoming a "serious athlete" and what that means. Hint: it has nothing to do with podiums or times! Meet Team MPI athlete Valerie Shows and learn about her transformation to triathlete!

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Motivational Tools, Minimize Race Week Travel Stress

Jul
28

Coach Allen offers suggestions to up your training motivation, particularly if you find yourself in a bit of a slump. Read his reviews of the Wahoo Kickr, Zwift, and Strava. Coach Jamie shares his plan for minimizing travel stress allowing you to perform your best at those "A races." 

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Envie Ladies Tri Recap, Professionals, Memoirs of a Move

Jul
21

Photos and results from the Envie Ladies Tri presented by Infinity Bicycles. Krige Schabort wins the 2015 ESPY for Best Male Athlete with a Disability, and Coach Mark describes the qualities that make Schabort a true professional. Coach Amanda gives tips for maintaining training during life disruptions. 

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Don't Become Humpty Dumpty

Jul
14

Coach Jay Weber talks about "Cracking" and how to recognize and learn from times we get close to the edge. Photos from IM 70.3 Muncie, Sunfish Tri, more. It's Envie Ladies Tri race week! 

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