Why Failing Matters

Why Failing Matters

Why Failing Matters The fear of failure has become so prevalent in our culture that it has changed the way we look at all aspects of our lives. We lower the bar so “success” comes easier and we reward participation and completion as successes, even at the cost of...
Weight and its effects on female athlete performance

Weight and its effects on female athlete performance

Weight and its Affects on the Female Triathlete’s Performance When we use the term ‘weight and performance’ in the same sentence, it traditionally conjures up negative thoughts like fat, heavy and slow to name just a few. In triathlon there is a strong movement...
The Importance of Short & Long Term Planning

The Importance of Short & Long Term Planning

The importance of a long term and short term plans Great coaching is about applying a plan properly to ensure getting the best results possible. However planning a racing season, and creating the proper build goes far beyond the race dates and applying basic training...
My coach is fitter than yours

My coach is fitter than yours

I am always amused when coaches use their own results along with the number of races they have done as their primary method of promoting themselves and their businesses. I can understand being proud of what you have achieved as an athlete, and why wanting to share...
Gravel for Triathletes

Gravel for Triathletes

Gravel for Triathletes Competitive gravel riding has taken off in the US over the past few years. Endurance athletes are gradually growing more interested in gravel racing. This blog investigates the rise of gravel training and racing from the perspective of...
Cycling cadence and its effects on performance

Cycling cadence and its effects on performance

Cycling Cadence and its Effect on Performance I often hear athletes talking about cycling power and cadence and throwing around terms that they don’t fully understand. Power is a relatively simple understand as it is independent of most external variables like heat,...