Athlete-focused social media (e.g. Strava, Map My Run, etc) offers support, encouragement, route advice, tracking. Coach Laura cautions athletes not to let the challenges and competitiveness lead us away from our unique path to our goals. Coach Mandi discusses some personal aspects of being an athlete over 50. She explains the reasons we may experiences these changes and how to combat them and includes information from Joe Friel's Fast over 50.
Coach Allen says one of the most important aspects of triathlon is faith: faith in yourself, faith in your coach, faith in the process, and faith in your team. Coach Liesl offers a tri-packing list and reminds us to try everything before race day! Welcome new sponsors Quintana Roo and Zarazaur Law. Meet new athlete Victoria Markley.
Coach MarkT reflects on last weekend's Coaches' Retreat, highlighting that to go from good to great, athletes and coaches must invest in each another, and great coaches must invest in one another as we did. Coach April says that the key to a good run shoe fit is a stride analysis and the help of an experienced professional at a local run shop. Meet athlete Kelsea Offner. Register for the Steamboat Springs, Lake Placid, or IMFL Tri Camps!
Coach Chris shares four swim cues that can bring focus to body position and biomechanics for a more efficient and effective stroke. Add some productive fun to your swim with these "gimmicks" that Coach John endorses! Read also: Congratulations to USAT All American Athletes, features on Kristan Croom and Diane Mitchell, February Coach Special, New Kits, Club Team MPI, and Coaches Retreat this weekend!
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