Why Crossing The Ironman Triathlon Finish Line Was A Disappointment

Why Crossing The Ironman Triathlon Finish Line Was A Disappointment

Why crossing the Ironman triathlon finish line was a disappointment for me? Well, let me explain. People often ask what crossing the finish line of an Ironman feels like. Whether they watched a documentary on NBC or read a book about it, they realize it’s a big deal to finish one. A 2.4 mile swim,…

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Shift Your Mindset To Reach Success

Shift Your Mindset To Reach Success

Have you tried to shift your mindset to reach success? We have all been there. We’ve all experienced the soul crushing outcome of an effort that we’ve invested into something really significant. Perhaps it was business related, a relationship, maybe a shortcoming in pursuit of specific fitness or triathlon goal. I have heard many experts say: “Fail fast, Fail forward.” I found this to…

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How To Finally Achieve Your Goal

How To Finally Achieve Your Goal

Many of us know that you must first break it down into smaller attainable steps, when strategizing how to finally achieve your goal and make it less overwhelming. If it is something that you know might take a year to accomplish, you want to break it down to monthly, weekly, even daily steps that you…

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Intro to Ultra-Marathons: What to Expect

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You’re an avid runner who spends every day celebrating life running trails, roads, forests and mountains. You’ve done several races now, measuring yourself up and assessing your running abilities. You feel that you’re finally ready for the ultimate running challenge – an ultra-marathon, but are wondering what to expect from this exciting new experience? The…

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Overcoming Fear Of Cycling

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According to our survey, overcoming fear of cycling was the second reason that stopped newbies from taking on triathlon. Right after the fear of swimming. Some fear the actual cycling outdoors part and others are overwhelmed with the bike selection and not knowing if and when to invest in a bike. Let me share a few strategies…

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Why New Year's Resolutions Fail

A couple weeks before January 1st, while driving, I took a few minutes to record a quick audio on why new year’s resolutions fail! I guess I was inspired by the nonsense on the radio I hear every year around this time. You would think that after 15 years in the fitness industry I would look…

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CAN I USE A MOUNTAIN BIKE FOR MY FIRST TRIATHLON? Q&A

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  Fall Q&A Series We often find excuses not to accomplish the goal we’ve set for ourselves… It’s counter intuitive, but true more often than none. It’s just something we’re programmed to do on a subconscious level when facing change. I speak to aspiring athletes all the time who use not having tri bike as a…

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WETSUIT TO DO TRIATHLON: IS IT NECESSARY TO BUY ONE?

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Do I need a Wetsuit to Do Triathlon? Fall Q&A Series Beginner athletes often ask “Do I really need one?” It’s a tough question to answer because there are so many factors involved. The need to buy a wetsuit could depend on how good of a swimmer you are, and of course the location of…

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HOW DO I SET THE RIGHT GOAL FOR MYSELF? Q&A

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Fall Q&A Series   It’s like walking a fine line… Setting a goal that is high, yet attainable. Some athletes who are too ambitious may overshoot and end up disappointed… Others allow their fears take control and may never even attempt to go after their dream… Luckily triathlon is structured in a way that works in…

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How To Overcome The Fear Of Swimming

How To Overcome The Fear Of Swimming

Have you been thinking about how to overcome the fear of swimming? You really want to do it, but the inability or fear has stopped you from following your dream? Maybe you’ve done a sprint, but are afraid to go longer and pursue your dream of becoming an Ironman because the idea of swimming in open water is just…

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