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


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


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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How to Avoid the Bonk in an Ironman Triathlon

Whether you call it bonking or hitting the wall, the chances are you can prevent it if you stick to your race strategy. Assuming you have prepared properly for your fitness ability and goals you should have an idea of the pace or effort you’re able to put out as well as how much and…

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64 Simple Rules to Eat Healthy


It seems as it was years ago when my food journey began. I grew up in a pretty traditional Polish home, where meals were cooked daily. Even went to a farmer’s market every weekend. But had changed by the time I had graduated college. It was 2008 when I took a job for an investment…

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8 Must-Have Foods Every Athlete Should Have in Their Kitchen

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If you find yourself guessing what to eat throughout the day, or spending way too much time on meal planning, chances are you may be missing some staple foods which could make food prep much easier on you. I find it that having certain foods readily available in your kitchen can not only prevent you…

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The Journey Of A Plant Curious Ironman Triathlete


The Protein-centric Period When I first started working as a personal trainer in 2001 I followed a very traditional way of eating which was common in the fitness industry at that very time. I was surrounded by guys whose goals were to gain muscle, in fact my first mentor was a professional body builder. I…

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How Himalayan Pink Salt Can Improve Your Athletic Performance


What is Himalayan Pink Salt? Himalayan pink salt is the purest salt to be found on earth. It packs a hearty 80+ minerals and elements. The many hues of pink, red and white are an indication of this salt’s rich and varying mineral and energy-rich iron content. It is now hand-mined from the Himalayan mountains…

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Super Fluffy Healthy Protein Pancakes for Triathletes


When you’re training hard out there on the course, or the gym, it’s important to make sure you compliment these workouts with proper nutrition. Many of the “healthy” products out there, simply don’t taste well. And often times, healthy becomes ‘not so tasty’. This motivated me to make my own healthy pancakes that taste even…

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4 Tips To Improve Transition From Bike To Run

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  Often times us athletes become so focused on the big picture, and sometimes overlook the little things that could help us improve our overall race experience and time. Here are some tips you can immediately start implementing into your training and racing that can help with the struggles in the early stages of the…

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