Priorites and Balance

I got an email recently that broke my heart. A nice woman wrote to me after reading my blog on triathlon marriages to ask for advice on her own marriage. Her husband was spending so much time away from home training with his new group of friends that she felt neglected and insecure about the […]

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SCY v LCM? WTF?

Right now is one of my favorite parts of the year.  Pools are changing and in some cases, outdoor pools are opening.  From the coaching perspective, we find this helps rejuvenate some athletes who enjoy the outdoor feel of swimming under the sun.  Or as a pool switches to long course, it creates a new […]

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One Sign of a Good Coach: Continuing Education

One of the most important traits any professional needs in order to continue to improve is the humbleness to seek knowledge. Every good coach needs a mentor, just like every athlete benefits from the mentorship of a good coach. Every coach also needs to make learning and research a top priority and never become too […]

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May Racing Recap

HUGE month for FTP coaching athletes.  We were spread across 4 states in over 8 races.  The month ended with 24 athletes crossing the finish line with several on the podium and even more setting a new personal best!!! Iron Nugget Sprint Carrie Hunter–1:44:47      3rd Overall Rev3 Half Ironman Lindsay Chance–6:51:20 Mark Adams–6:38:45 Cedars of […]

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