Is This True?

You know how sometimes the things that drive us crazy about other people are things we used to do ourselves (or still do)? I’m feeling that way today. Let me explain. I can get pretty obsessive about consuming blogs, books, and podcasts when I am interested in a subject. We are lucky to have such […]

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Chocolate Milk as Recovery Food and the Dangers of Nutritionism

When we published our last newsletter, we heard from a number of people about the piece on chocolate milk. My first thought was “People read out newsletter?” and my second thought was that I had certainly touched a nerve! It got me thinking even more about the rampant use of chocolate milk, sports nutrition products, […]

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This Is How I Roll Featuring FTP Coaching Athlete Jonathan Farmer

This Is How I Roll  Featuring FTP Coaching Athlete Jonathan Farmer We met Jonathan in the fall of 2010 as a relatively green athlete.  One of his first races, Florida Gulf Coast, was a huge success.  He was then hooked and continues to excel at long course racing while juggling a full-time schedule being an […]

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Post Ironman Depression Syndrome (PIDS)

While you may never find the term in a mental health encyclopedia, I am here to inform you that Post Ironman Depression Syndrome is very real.  And it is likely to encroach in the next couple of weeks.  Some athletes anticipate and deal with it.  Others get totally consumed and never emerge from it’s grasp. […]

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Analyzing Your Ironman Race File

Now that Chattanooga is behind us, we have a lot of race files to look at. We can compare how an athlete did versus their race plan and tell each athlete how well they executed their plan and how that impacted their race. All of this data is combined with the feedback we get from […]

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