The Stockdale Paradox

I’m currently reading Good to Great by Jim Collins. While it is a book about growing businesses, it’s lessons are easily made personal. I find myself translating each chapter’s lesson not only into the future of FTP Coaching but into personal reminders of how to grow and succeed in many areas of life.Today I read […]

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Top 6: Ways to Thank Your Partner

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, take a moment to ponder that awesome person you share your life with. If you are blessed with a supportive partner who celebrates (or at least tolerates) your triathlon habit, take this to heart: you have an obligation to not take them for granted. Here are 6 ways to make sure […]

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Why Athletics Are So Important

I just finished reading The Social Conquest of Earth by E.O. Wilson and somehow managed to relate it to triathlon. Bear with me. The book details how humans evolved into social animals like ants and bees through a genetic battle between selfish individualism and altruistic group behavior. This led me to ponder what the average person’s life […]

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Top Six: Movies to Watch on the Trainer

One of the most difficult parts to winter training is spending hours on the dreaded trainer.  I often equate riding the trainer to watching paint dry.  That’s about how motivated I am about it.  But I understand the role it plays in preparing my cycling fitness for the upcoming season. Last week was like so […]

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