Never Stop Moving, USAT Resources

Apr
19

Coach Chris says to Keep Moving for good health, and to take it outside where the magic really happens! USA Triathlon is more than just a place for dues! Coach Ben points out the important information available in Athlete Resources. Welcome new athlete Chris Hinze! Race results, photos, athlete quotes, and more! 

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Keep transitions simple, Traditions Tri, IM 70.3 TX

Apr
12

Coach MarkT returns from IM 70.3 Texas with words of wisdom to remind us that the simplest transition areas are the most efficient and fastest. See Team MPI results from Traditions Tri and IM 70.3 TX, plus Coach's Outreach. 

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Train Your OWS, Confidence, Athlete Spotlight: Jeff Fine

Apr
5

Athlete Spotlight on Jeff Fine of Chicago, IL, who is training with Coach Amanda for IM 70.3 Steelhead and Vineman. Coach's Corner features Coach John on the reasons to train in open water, and Coach Allen who urges us to reflect on our confidence heading into race season. 

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Value of Tempo Rides, Do You Have a Why?

Mar
29

Coach Mark Sortino explains how Zone 3 or Tempo bike sessions can be extremely beneficial to athletes. Coach Mark Turner asks us to consider "What is your why?" It is the compelling “why” of a particular goal or life mission that will provide the necessary consistent motivation to remain focused on the objective and limit being derailed. 

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Long Course Tri Camps - Are they Worth It? Dedication and Balance

Mar
22

Coach Brad Noble reflects on the benefits of attending the Team MPI IMFL Long Course Camp and the advantages it offers athletes on the all-important mental aspects of racing (coming up this Sept 9-11). Coach Ben writes about the role of Dedication and Balance in the triathlete life. Video about Allan Armstrong's journey to paratriathlon, race results, and more!

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Competition, Favorite Green Smoothie, CAMTRI Paratriathlon

Mar
15

Coach Mark explains how great athletes can learn from their losses and use those experiences in a constructive way. Coach Amanda has found a delicious smoothie recipe that helps her get in a healthy dose of spinach. Results from the ITU CAMTRI American Paratriathlon Championships. Welcome new athlete Jeff Lewerenz.

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Portofino Tri Series, Becoming a Race Official

Mar
8

Coach John Murray talks about the evolution of the Pensacola-based Portofino Tri Series, now in its sixth year. The small super sprint races attract beginners as well as seasoned competitors looking to hone their skills. Coach Jay Weber shares his experience as a race official to give back to the sport. 

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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

Mar
1

Coach Chris reflects on the March adage, new beginnings, the lion that awaits paratriathlon, and the importance of early preparation. Race season is picking up with PRs and podiums for Team MPI!

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From Triathlete to Race Director; Athlete Spotlight on Brian Whitmire

Feb
24

Coach Ben Dillon describes how he came to put on an XTERRA race, the process of race directing, and key success factors. Athlete Spotlight on Brian Whitmire who has three HIMs and IMFL on his 2016 race calendar. Race results, upcoming events, and more:

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Self-Coaching Silos, Welcome Coach Brad Noble

Feb
16

Coach MarkT addresses a common athlete debate - whether to seek the help of a coach or to be self-coached. Interview with new Team MPI coach Brad Noble, USAT Level I Certified Coach from Peachtree Corners, GA. New Cycling Clinic offered March 19 in Boise, ID.

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