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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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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Are Race Wheels Necessary For Triathlon? Q&A

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Fall Q&A Series   Triathlon is an exciting sport! There are so many components that need to be considered in order to have a great race… It can be very overwhelming at times. Training, nutrition, gear… there is so much! We see ads in magazines and online… There always is the next best and greatest…

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Why Triathlon Is A Perfect Sport For You

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If you’re thinking about becoming a triathlete but don’t think you have what it takes, think again… When I first started I could only run a mile and did not know how to swim. I was also in my mid twenties. Despite no athletic background, I finished 9 Ironman triathlons. If you didn’t consider yourself…

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How Triathlon Can Maximize Your Life Beyond The Race Course

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I once read on a triathlon forum… “I do triathlon so that my wife can show me off to her friends..” Wow, I thought.. that is some reason to get in the pool each morning. But then it got me thinking…  Why do we really take on triathlon? It’s not only for health and fitness…

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How Hiring A Coach Will Advance You Over Those Who Don’t

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Let’s be honest, triathlon can be overwhelming yet participants don’t seek out the right help. Some athletes don’t even make it to the start line let alone have a good race. Many are driven and dedicated, but not having any direction they waste time and energy in the wrong areas. They may follow their friend’s…

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The Shocking Impact Of Alcohol On Triathlon Training

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A Case Study: We all know that alcohol in too large quantities is not good on any level for triathletes. But do you know exactly how much it affects your training? Is a couple of beers on an evening out with friends really that big a deal? It affects training a lot and it is a…

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