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Indoor vs Outdoor Power

Indoor vs Outdoor Power

Many cyclists this time of year despair when they do their first indoor cycling workout of the season as they find their familiar workouts suddenly become impossible to complete successfully. There is much in the way of theory to this phenomenon with the most common centering on the […]

Choosing Your Coach

Choosing Your Coach

I can attest from first hand experience, utilizing a coach can make a big difference in your racing performance. Yes, even coaches have coaches. After 28 years participating in triathlons, it’s pretty difficult to come up with a personal best, however in 2013 after hiring a […]

The Case for Sprint Training for Endurance Athletes

The Case for Sprint Training for Endurance Athletes

Unlike sports which require strength, speed and power to be successful, distance running is primarily limited by the delivery and use of oxygen. There are no studies showing that strength training improves oxygen delivery from lungs to muscles. In fact, the resulting changes from strength […]

Run Frequency

Run Frequency

There is a growing trend in triathlon coaching circles to increase the run frequency of their athletes. Traditional workout schedules for age-group athletes call for no more than three or four runs per week. Typically one of those is a long run, with a couple […]

2012 USAT National Championship

2012 USAT National Championship

August 18, 2012 I’m at the bottom of a new age group this year and it’s always something I look forward to as it’s my chance for a decent finish at a national caliber race. When they announced Nationals would be in Burlington in 2012 […]