November 17, 2019

What is “tough?”  Almost every athlete who I have ever worked with has indicated a desire to be “tough” with regard to completing their workouts.  Usually, they associate this word with working hard or feeling a high level of perceived exertion. While this certainly is...

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...

September 22, 2019

As a coach, an official, an athlete, and a husband, I find that most of my days are jammed with to-dos. Life can sometimes feel like a never ending line of tasks to be accomplished, work to be completed, and deadlines to be met. Perhaps most emotionally and spiritually...

September 9, 2019

Balance – triathletes need it to safely ride a bike, swim without feeling like we have an anchor tied to our ankles and run without doing the hula. Essentially, we need it to go fast and not get hurt. But we often forget about the other kind of balance, which is just a...

June 3, 2019

Are you considering going from a 70.3 to an iron-distance (140.6) race and are not sure you can do it or what to expect? First, yes, of course you can make the transition from a 70.3 to an iron-distance race. You already know what it takes to go long, and your body alr...

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