Active.com – “Habits of a Successful Triathlete”

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”

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Active.com – Five Things Successful Triathletes Do

The original piece as seen on Active.com Some triathletes make it look so easy. We often think the path to success is paved exclusively around training hours. The more the better, right? If this pro trains 30 hours a week, that must be the path to success! Not exactly. Bear in mind that an accumulation … Continue reading Active.com – Five Things Successful Triathletes Do

Active.com – Workouts Every Triathlete Must Do

To view the article on Active.com,  Click HERE Training for a triathlon is no simple challenge. Logistically, you have to balance time and equipment needs of three different sports. Physically, each of those disciplines require vastly different skill sets and energy demands. While every training plan can and should look different based on time available, … Continue reading Active.com – Workouts Every Triathlete Must Do

Active.com – 7 Keys to Nailing Your Bike Split

You've signed up for a triathlon and you no doubt intend on racing fast and achieving lofty personal goals. A key component to that successful finish you're hoping for is becoming the best cyclist you can be before race day. Not only should you be strong and confident on the bike, you also want to … Continue reading Active.com – 7 Keys to Nailing Your Bike Split

Active.com – Ten Things Triathlon Coaches Wish You Would Stop

As triathletes, we do a lot of things right. We’re disciplined, driven and extremely passionate. We’re also rule followers and, for the most part, do as we’re told. Coaches love this about triathletes. However, sometimes that zest for the sport can lead us to do things in training and racing we shouldn’t, and we get a little overzealous in our quest for progress. Unfortunately, these things can eventually lead you down the slippery slope of injury or burnout. This is where a good coach will step in and say, “I wish you would stop doing that!” In the spirit and tradition of David Letterman, here are my "Top 10 Things Triathlon Coaches Wish You Would Stop" written for Active.com