Wash, rinse and repeat. Since we were toddlers, we were taught that in order to become good at something as simple as washing our hair we had to learn the skills, create a plan, develop habits around the ritual and repeat almost daily until it becomes second nature. What was once a monumental task has … Continue reading Active.com – “Habits of a Successful Triathlete”
The original article can be found at Austin Fit Magazine Thousands of people descend and ascend the famous Bright Angel and South Kaibab Trails of the Grand Canyon annually. While it’s not easy, there is one unofficial trek reserved for the crazy: a one-day Rim-to-rim-to-rim Crossing. While it’s not an official event, conquering rim-to-rim-to-rim has … Continue reading Austin Fit Magazine – June 2018 – Canyon Adventure Training
You know it when it starts happening — the dreaded moment in the middle of a training session or race when your body starts to say, “I’m done here, I’m packing it in,” and your mind follows with an, “Okay dude, you’re the boss. If that’s how you want it to end...” That moment can … Continue reading Austin Fit Magazine – January 2018
Excuses, Excuses I don’t have the right bike. I don’t need another bike. I don’t want to get injured. I’m a triathlete so I’m terrible at bike handling skills. I’m too old for this sh*t! Oh, I had all the excuses for why I shouldn’t try the sport of cyclocross, a form of bike racing … Continue reading Bearing My Cross-Cyclocross, That Is!
Swimming is often the leg triathletes dread the most. It isn’t like running or even riding a bike—you can’t just get up and do it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t master the technique and turn that weakness into a strength. Keep these five things in mind the next time you hit the water, and … Continue reading Active.com – Things Every Triathlete Should Embrace About Swimming