Are You Leaking?

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Sweat, sweet sweat! Ah yes, it cools us when we’re hot and reminds us of just how important it is to drink. Sweat is a friend and should be treated so! It is a medical fact, that dehydration hinders performance. The difference between an exceptional race and […]

Enough

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians, Ironman. How much is enough? What will have to happen in 2014 for you to call it a successful year? Think this through as you read on… What is your most important project within the next 6 months? This does not have to be related to your physical fitness. […]

The Pain of Same

This post is rated Olympians. How has January gone for you? Are you excited about the upcoming season? Do you have any races planned? Is your training in line with your expectations? Are you confident at the moment? Let’s just assume that you answered “yes” to all of these questions. Now, let me challenge you […]

Comparison is the Opposite of Contentment

This post is rated Sprinters (and just as a friendly reminder, here’s what I mean) Today is a big day. How do you feel? How do you look? Are you satisfied or are you disappointed?  Today is the 30th day of 2014 and you are well on your way to changing your physical future. I […]

The Thermometer Lies…

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman Man, it’s cold outside! I cannot remember a time when the temperatures have been this consistently low. With the cold weather of recent weeks, I had an insight that might be helpful… Think with me for a minute…does perception equal reality? Or better yet, does preparation equal […]

Feet

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Are you scratching your head? Well, are you somewhat curious on why I titled this post “Feet?” We are talking exercise and have been now for a good while. I want to emphasize the importance of your feet. Without your feet, you would not be where you […]

It could happen….

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman, see where you fit in. Do you have a dream? That’s a silly question, of course you do! Now that your head is in the clouds, let me show you a picture of my dream in action.. Everyone is the sport of triathlon knows who Mirinda Carfrae […]

Volume vs Intensity

The post is rated Ironman, see where you fall. When it comes to Ironman training, the age old belief is “the more you go, the stronger you’ll grow.” For decades, the best endurance in the world have trained 20 + hours per week. If you think about the sheer distance of the Ironman race (2.4 […]

Tri it…

This post is rated Olympic and Ironman (remember to click here to see where you stand!) So you’re a runner? Or maybe you’re a cyclist…Maybe, just maybe you’re a swimmer? Am I right..do you considered yourself a one sport athlete? Well, have you ever had a desire to do something different with regard to your […]

Exercise Casserole

This post is appropriate for Sprinters, Olympians and Ironmen/Ironwomen alike! Statistics say that only 8% of people who make New Year’s Resolutions actually keep them. The large majority of those who don’t abandon them within the first week. So what does that say about you? I hope you’re not cussing me as you read! I […]

Cook it Up…

AID STATION: As you are probably aware of by now, food is just as important to your fitness as exercise. I hope that your taste buds have changed a bit and that you no longer crave foods of convenience. You have been disciplined enough to plan your workouts, so let me encourage you also to […]

Weekend Warrior

AID STATION: Today is Saturday and I’m going to encourage you to push yourself a little harder on this particular day. You have been consistent in your build these last 3 weeks and I now I want to challenge you to see what your inner-warrior can really do. Let me start with my logic. I […]

Find Your Fun!

AID STATION: If you have any hope of staying the course, you must find fun along the way! I highly recommend that you take the mundane and spin it in a creative way that makes you laugh. You are running, swimming, biking, cross-training and weight lifting your way to a new you. You have experienced […]

M.L.K.

AID STATION: Above all else, to whatever extent necessary, DO NOT QUIT. You have no idea what rests on the other side of this moment. Endurance is built, not born so do not abandon your progress. Your treasure may lie in tomorrow…. This week began with Martin Luther King Jr Day. The nation stopped to […]

Sometimes it sucks…

AID STATION: Your body won’t always agree with your exercise plan. Your mind is an incredibly powerful machine. It is fully capable of telling (not asking) your body how to respond. But, there will be days when your body will fight against you. I’m not endorsing reckless activity, but I am saying there’s a difference […]