Author Archives: Coach Meg

GAIN 2018 — Reflections

  You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.   ~Brian Tracy       It is easy to become an island in our thought processes, as well as our social … Continue reading

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Global Running Day

My intent for Global Running Day was to create opportunities to share my love of RUN with all the people I encounter during the day.   Brooks Running used the theme #runitforward to encourage individuals to not only share the love … Continue reading

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What is your Motivation?

  This morning’s calendar tear-away.   I have been training and going and recently hit the stop button.   I dont want to go, I dont feel the fire burning inside to tackle my goals.  And yet, I want to … Continue reading

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IronMan Texas

Brrrr!!! It is cold!  Are they really going to swim?    You can tell I have been in Texas two-years.   I forgot about wetsuits, and chilly temps—those things that may be necessary for Spring races in the NorthEast.    … Continue reading

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ROAR

    I just finsihed the book, ROAR, by Stacy T. Sims, PhD.  The mantra of the book is Women are not little men.  Catchy, and true.   I am woman, hear me Roar! This text explores the path of … Continue reading

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The Problem with Diets…..

I have written many times on food, eating and diets.  And it seems the same ‘diets’ keep popping up, with new names and new-catch phrases, all with the guise to get you to buy in.   Most of these programs … Continue reading

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Water

  Water.  We play in it. We swim in it.  Clean with it.   Run away from it when raindrops are dancing on our heads.  We bathe in it.    We drink it.       As some of you know, … Continue reading

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Strength —-its individual

I belong to several on-line tri training forums or groups.  Sometimes the groups offer support, share about races, provide virtual high-fives.   Inevitably,  the questions surround strength training routines.  What do you do?  What do you recommend?  And the page … Continue reading

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Coaches Education — A Day With Team MPI

Yesterday, I had the privelege of spending the day with Team MPI as part of their Coaches Retreat.   The retreat was for their coaches designed for continuing education, networking and FUN!   And while I was the only represetnative … Continue reading

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I am not sure I need a coach……

I was thinking back on the accomplishments of several of my athletes this year, and I am truly impressed by their fortitude, the challenges tackled and the overall WOW-factors.   I honestly love hearing the stories shared about their successes, … Continue reading

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