November 17, 2019

We are arriving at the time for the offseason. It is a time for transition, a time to alter or reduce the training load, but most importantly, it is the time to review our season. We want to consider whether or not we achieved our past season´s goals such as event time...

October 7, 2019

One of the basic foundations of coaching is applying the correct amount of stress to an athlete's body and mind such that the stress response brings about balance and homeostasis at a new and adapted physical and mental status.

But what is the stress response?

It is the...

August 4, 2019

It is common to want to exercise through symptoms of illness/disease. Perhaps our A race is coming, an amazing ride group is schedule for the next day, or we may just be anxious about the idea of missing a workout. In some cases, training can bring relief. But training...

June 18, 2019

I just presented at a local college few days ago. I was asked to present on Natural Selection and my first thought was about Team MPI's motto of “smarter, stronger, faster.”

In natural selection, the ultimate outcome is a selected group of individuals that better fits t...

April 15, 2019

A few weeks ago, I went into surgery because of an incarcerated umbilical hernia, which I noted one year ago. It had slowly been increasing in size, and could be uncomfortable, but it was treated medically until last month. Then it began causing intra-abdominal issues...

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