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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Intro to Ultra-Marathons: What to Expect

Intro to Ultra-Marathons What to Expect (2)

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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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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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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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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Workout Recovery Tip For Triathletes

Many triathletes already have their favorite recovery routine! I see athletes do a combination of many items on the list below: Stretching Massage Yoga Foam Rolling Compression Icing Inversions Acupuncture Special Nutrition Extra sleep 😴 All of these options are great and beneficial, I have personally done them all! After talking to so many athletes I…

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