Author Archives: Coach Meg

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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Goals, goals, goals, goals!

Sitting in my living room, watching a movie while reading a blogpost from Nick Symmonds, founder of RunGum, I was compelled to think of all the goals and dreams and aspirations I had for 2017.   And while many did not … Continue reading

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The Levitate

When Brooks Running announced the name of their new shoe, the Levitate, I imagined little hoverboards inside the shoes.   How else can one ‘levitate’?  In all seriousness, I was looking forward to receiving my pair to give these a … Continue reading

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Announcing OTTER Tri Team

                             I am thrilled to announce the launch of the OTTER TRI Team!   Visit:  ottertriteam.com for the most up to date information.     After several … Continue reading

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Starting the Day on Offense

The alarm goes off and the day is underway!  The cats have been walking across me for an hour, and the phone has a million messages waiting for me.   I start the day playing defense.   And I rarely … Continue reading

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