Chattanooga Recap

I came into IM Chatt feeling pretty good about my condition and preparation. This year, I routinely got my butt kicked by different training partners and it really helped lift me to new levels. It’s so important to have people around you that can push you develop and not be satisfied with maintaining the same level. […]

Swim Techniques

Swimming is definitely the most technical aspect of triathlon training and racing. There are so many ways to increase efficiencies and improve your stroke but limited resources to analyze the workouts. Without a coach at practices or some kind of underwater camera, you are left to analyzing your stroke while swimming. Some quick tips: – […]

Family Fun Tri Weekend and Race Recap

Tri season usually means time away from the family and missing the laughs and smiles of the kids. This past weekend was refreshing as I pretty much did the exact opposite on race weekend. Sunday was Tri AC and, although it may not be the most ideal race prep, we camped out at transition area […]

Pain or Pleasure

I’ve been hearing a few theories recently about training and different plans the headline by mentioning “no pain” training. While I don’t think an athlete should be pushing to the point of injury, that is different than having an effective training plan that requires you to be uncomfortable. Race day is mixed with many emotions […]

Bookend Marathon

Only 3 days to go until Steamtown marathon and wrapping up the bulk of the 2014 season. It started with 26.2 in Boston and is ending with 26.2 in Scranton. The two races couldn’t feel more different though. The last few days have given me a chance to realize the difference in conditioning and training […]