Getting Fit and Loving It!

By |November 17th, 2016|

I’ve had several of my professional colleagues who have expressed a desire to improve their level of fitness.  We all do it for different reasons.  Some of us want to feel  better and have [...]

Strength Training in Triathlon – A Hidden Treasure

By |April 26th, 2016|

Having coached, competed, and trained for many years now, I have learned so much.  Yet I have so much to learn.  Triathlon, unlike many other sports, is as complex as my wife.  Just kidding. [...]

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    Functional Threshold Power – What is it and How Does it Help Me?

Functional Threshold Power – What is it and How Does it Help Me?

By |April 15th, 2016|

Functional Threshold Power (FTP)- What a mouthful!  Well, at least it’s a pretty cool sounding mouthful.  You may hear cyclists speak about this often.  If you’ve training by using FTP, you’re a believer.  If [...]

Running With Confidence

By |November 27th, 2015|

I’ve had many runners lately inquire regarding their running fitness and how they can improve.  While the holidays and off season will likely set us back a bit in our fitness, we can improve [...]

Recovery Tips and Techniques

By |January 21st, 2014|

For those of us doing an early season Ironman or other race this year, we’re now starting, or well into the build phases of our training.  If you’re like me, and have responsibilities during [...]

Swimming Basics – How To Swim – Strong and Steady

By |December 23rd, 2013|

One of the primary reasons I started the sport of triathlon was my fear of swimming distances.  I remember the first time I hopped into the pool with the intention of swimming distance.  50 [...]

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    How to Eat Healthy and Enjoy It! A Few Healthy Eating Tips to Enhance Your Training.

How to Eat Healthy and Enjoy It! A Few Healthy Eating Tips to Enhance Your Training.

By |November 18th, 2013|

When I started doing triathlons, my mantra was that I exercise so that I can eat.  It worked well for me at the time.  I lost 40 pounds because of my change in lifestyle, [...]

Tough Mudder Anyone !?!

By |October 31st, 2013|

So… have you heard the hype about mud runs?  I have and have avoided them as long as possible.  However, my wife is an avid fan of the mud.  Or should I say, she [...]

How to Afford the Cost of an Ironman

By |October 7th, 2013|

I’ve just started coaching two athletes who are new to triathlon.  It has reminded me what it was like when I started this sport.  I remember quite clearly what I thought, and more importantly, [...]

Running Injury Free – Stretching, Tips, and Techniques

By |September 22nd, 2013|

So, we’re going into the off season and many of you, like me are going to focus on a discipline.   If you’re like the majority of triathletes, your eye is on a half or [...]