It’s Gonna Happen =(

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. There are 2 types of cyclists: those that have crashed and those that will crash… I was reminded of this harsh reality earlier this month when I went down for the…well, I can’t remember how many times I’ve crashed! All I know is that I have more […]

Read these Runners!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Are you a runner? Have you completed a road race of any distance in the last 12 months? According to an article featured in Runners World I have the following statistics to report: There were 541,000 marathon finishers in 2013. There were 487,000 in 2012. There were […]

A-mazing Athletes (you might want to check out)

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Today is a tribute to a few select triathletes that I am fortunate enough to know. These people have excelled at the highest level of our sport. They are professionals but they are also everyday people. I want to highlight 6 athletes in particular and recommend that […]

Oh, the taper…

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. I HATE THE TAPER! (but love this photo courtesy of cooktraineatrace.com) If you have ever completed an endurance event lasting longer than 5 hours, you understand the importance of tapering. For months, we exhaust our bodies with countless hours in the pool, on the bike and in our […]

Wasted Talent

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Potential is nothing more than wasted talent. How would you like to make it to the end of your life to hear “he had so much potential?” What if you could have significantly impacted the world? What if your potential led to a breakthrough of some sort […]

Who’s responsible for your talent?

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. If I were to ask you who your favorite coach or teacher was, could you tell me without hesitation? What did you like about this person? I am guessing that he or she was consistent in their interactions with you. I suspect that he or she challenged […]

The Underwater Instructor!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. If you’re like me, swimming does NOT come naturally! I need all the help I can get. I will accept instruction from anyone and everyone in any shape, form or fashion! With that being said, this is one of the coolest things I have even done in […]

the 1500

This post is rated Olympians.       Today, I have the rare pleasure of swimming long course. I love when Olympic pools are set up at 50 meters. There are a couple in the Nashville area and today is a special treat at one such pool. I guess there a few reasons why I […]

A Tale of 2 Bikes

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Don’t you just love a good bike? (I guess that does sound a little well….weird!) While I’m asking…what has been your favorite bike thus far in life? For those of you who have raced consistently for any period of time you understand that a great bike is hard […]

Can You Imagine?

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman.   What excuse have you sold yourself on lately? What is your justification for NOT doing? What lie do you belief about your inability to accomplish? Well, please allow me to introduce you to Nick Vujicic… This guy will absolutely change the way you feel about excuses. […]

What’s the Difference??

This post is rated Ironman. Take a close look:   What do you see? Let me ask again (as in the title of this post) what’s the difference??? Ok, ok I know you’re on the edge of your seat DYING TO DIGEST MY POINT!! Picture #1 is a Lamborghini Picture #2 is my Trek Speed […]

Recycled Running Shoes

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. If you’re like me, you give up on your running shoes way too soon. Up until now, I would’ve said that that was bad thing… The fact of the matter is that running shoes today are very well-made and can easily last for up to 1,000 miles. […]

Why the Y…I’ll tell u!

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Oh, what a glorious site :-)… If you’re like me and travel consistently for business, it is often hard to execute your workouts. Am I right? Since August of last year, my schedule has been particularly travel heavy. I am a platform speaker and financial services coach and […]

Mayday, Mayday!!

This post is rated Ironman. Welcome to the month of May. Summer is upon us! If you have not dusted off your bike from the long, cold winter it is now officially time to do so. If your running shoes are no where to be found, start looking. If the thought of jumping back into […]

Don’t Forget to Have Fun!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Think about all the blood, sweat and tears you put into your training. Those super early mornings and all the fun Friday nights forgone..You worked your tail off to prepare for this race, no question about it. As important as physical training is for the body to […]