Chrissie Wellington Event Recap

We had the pleasure of hearing Chrissie Wellington speak at ACME this past week while she was on her multi-city US book tour. She gave a 20 minute talk before sitting down to sign autographs and take pictures with the 200+ people that showed up for the event. I have never been the type to […]

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Swim Workouts

Based on the feedback I am receiving from my athletes, here are some of their ‘favorite’ swim workouts: #1   3000y SwimSanity 20 x 150 on 20-25 seconds rest as: #1  150 easy #2  50 hard/50easy/50hard #3  150 pull (paddles optional) #4  75 easy/75 hard Repeat This workout can be amended a number of ways:  150 […]

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Top Six: Things to keep in your tri bag

Let’s face it, race morning is really hectic.  For some of us, getting out the door is the hardest part.  In all my years of racing, I think I have seen it all.  I know a guy who forgot his entire bike except the front wheel.  Plenty of people forget their helmets, shoes, etc.  And […]

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Prepping your wetsuit

A few weekends, I had the honor of speaking and leading a group workout for the Nashville Triathlon Club.  About 60 athletes showed up that Sunday afternoon for one of the season’s first open water swims.  All week, I was constantly reminding myself to prep my wetsuit for the swim.  Alas, I did not and […]

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