Swim Paddles, Mental Failures, Paratriathlon Coaching Opportunity

Mar
4

Coach John explains how to get the most out of swim paddles. Coach Mark discusses common Mental Failures among triathletes and how to counteract them. Paratriathlon coaching opportunity, new Open Water Swim Clinic announced, race resuls, more!

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Lessons from the Winter Olympics, Mary Kate Callahan at Tritonman

Feb
25

Coach Dustin shares some of her takeaway lessons from the 2014 Winter Olympics. Photos from Tritonman. Race results, photos, and last week for Long Course Camp savings!

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Coach-Athlete Communication, Arbor Day 5K

Feb
18

Coach Mark touches on the book, "Quiet - the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" by Susan Cain and the importance of tailoring coach-athlete communication to each athlete's unique style and needs. Arbor Day 5k resuls and photos.

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Triathlon's Magic Bullet, Stay Healthy, Athlete Spotlight on Casey Elkins

Feb
11

Coach John explains that while there are no quick fixes for triathlon race results, the "magic bullet" could be summed up as "consistent, smart training, and prepartion over a long period of time." Coach Dustin encourages taking steps to resist winter illness. Casey Elkins is featured in the Athlete Spotlight. Results, Swim Video Clinc Photos, and sign up NOW for Long Course Camp savings!

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Winter Training Danger and Excitement, NOLA Rock 'n' Roll, Double Bridge Run

Feb
4

Coach Mark reminds that with the post-holiday training focus comes a danger of under-recovery. Photos from the Double Bridge Run and NOLA Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half, and Athlete Spotlight on Paul LaRose.

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Anniversary Edition - 4 years

Jan
28

Summary of the first four years of Team MPI - photos, facts, and reflections! New athlete Casey Elkins and Jacqueline Sasaki at the Frost or Fog 10 Miler.

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Cycling Skills, Pre-Swim nutrition and warm-up

Jan
21

There's more to cycling than just power and speed. Do you work on these five critical skills? Coach John responds to "Ask the Coach" about pre-swim nutrition and warmup. Welcome new athlete John Fernandez!

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Multisport pocasts, Running off the Bike, Meet Stacy Sims

Jan
14

Coach Dustin shares her favorite multisport podcasts, Coach Allen talks about the benefits of running off the bike and suggests a good run format as a tuneup for a short course race. Meet coached athlete Stacy Sims from Marietta, Georgia. Photos from the indoor swim video clinic, results, more!

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Egoless Triathlete, Portofino Race Registraton Opens

Jan
7

Coach Mark describes the traits of an egoless triathlete - loves the sport and gets joy from the performances of others. 2014 Portofino Sunset Tri registration opens.

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Happy New Year Edition & Top Athlete Quotes

Dec
30

Humorous look at post-activity athlete comments. Coach John outlines typical swim workouts and Coach Dustin covers setting resolutions.

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