Training Tips for Strong Results

Seven Steps to Triumph at Your Next Triathlon

Do you want to shuffle to the finish line or finish strong at your next race? If you’re like me then you want to kick butt and collect your finisher’s T-shirt and medal knowing you came prepared and gave it your all.  This means you’ll have to do more than log the minimum swim, bike,…

Period Problems… Not Just For Women

The minute you proclaim to the world (or even if you mutter to yourself) that you are signing up for a race, if you are like most folks you will pull together a training plan that will get you ready to roll. From the very start, a periodized nutrition plan should be devised right along…

Getting Back to Normal

Now that my mid-season break and cycling training block are over it's time to get back to normal. First priority is to re-introduce swimming, running, and general strength training back into the program, all of which have been neglected during the weeks spent focused on cycling. This first week is a prep week where I'll…

Is your nutrition plan DOA? Time for some CPR!

If you are trying to make performance gains, then what you eat and when you eat it are HUGE. Dr. Kelly C. Heim’s article, Nutrient timing strategies for peak athletic performance, spells out in plain English the ideal nutrition plan to power up and recover from hard workouts.  If you’ve been trying to figure out…

Detox Monday

Monday morning three weeks post Ironman St. George and time to start pulling it back together. For the next six weeks my training will be cycling focused with the goal of building leg strength.  In conjunction I'll periodize my diet in order to lower my overall body fat and improve my body's ability to metabolize fat for fuel.  To kick…