What My Therapist Taught Me About the Value Of Coaching

I have a therapist and I go see him once a week. I think everyone could benefit from a good therapist/counselor/shrink and I have learned a lot through that relationship. I had an appointment yesterday and then immediately went for a run, which is a great way to process things. One thing we talked about […]

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TOP SIX: ‘Gifts’ to Give your Coach

Now that the holidays are upon us, many are turning their attention to gift giving.  For some, this time (Wait…you didn’t know you were supposed to get your coach a gift? You know, that person you email and call all the time.  The person that devotes their profession to helping you meet YOUR goals.  Tell […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2015

It’s that time of year again! If you aren’t already brimming with great gift ideas for your athletic friends, let us help with some fun ideas. First, some thoughts on gift giving. The best gifts for athletes are either things they really need but are maybe too expensive to justify at other times of year […]

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Recharging Like a Vampire

Humor me a moment.  Close your eyes and create this setting in your mind.  Imagine stepping into a pitch black, pod like structure.  It is maybe 8 feet long, 4 feet wide and 4 feet high.  It looks something like a tiny submarine and a coffin got together.  Imagine that as you step into the […]

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How to Win EVERY Race

This morning I woke up to an email from a client with a story written by Meb Keflezighi.  His words are an amazing arrangement of prose, motivation and rewarding truth:   The Finish Line.   As a coach, I like to share these things with athletes because it offers us a glimpse into the minds of […]

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Doping, Coming to a Race Expo Near You

Two weeks ago, news broke that professional boxer Floyd Mayweather may have doped prior to his marquee fight against Manny Pacaquio on May 2nd.   This is a pretty big indictment to the sport’s biggest star and one of the world’s top money makers. Mayweather denies wrong doing Mayweather violated anti-doping rules Mayweather denies doping […]

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FTP Fall 2015 Order

***  Deadline is September 25th.  Orders will likely arrive before Thanksgiving***  Order Form Just as we do in the spring, we designed team winter/cold gear. You can order as much or as little as you like. People always ask me for advice with winter gear. Here are the takeaways: Understand where YOU are coldest. Everyone […]

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Is Triathlon Working With You or Against You?

I want to ask you an important question about the role of sport in your life. It came to my mind recently when I heard a podcast conversation between Gordo Byrn and Brad Kearns about coaching. Here it is: Is triathlon making you a better person (and how would your loved ones answer that)? In […]

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Why I Support USAT

Last week, the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) finally launched their Ironman University coaching program (announcer voice–For a low, low price of $699 YOU can become an IRONMAN certified coach!!!).  It kinda surprises me that it took this long to get up and running.   I will digress from many of my contemporaries and not instantly knock […]

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Spring 2015 Team Gear

It has been a while since I explained everything, so here is how team gear works. 1.  Review your options below.2.  Complete the ORDER FORM3.  Pay 50% upfront & 50% when you get your gear.  (if we have your account, we can just deduct it). 4.  Deadline is Wednesday March 25th 5pm (central time) As […]

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