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Houston Kids Triathlon

   The weekend of 21 & 22 May brought some excitement.    The kids I was able to coach completed a triathlon.   For many, it was their first.  Congrats to them!    Here are some pictures from the event: … Continue reading

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TriKids Training

   TriKids Training in conjunction with the Houston Kids Triathlon is now at its half-way mark.    I am thrilled for the rest this weekend as we have time-off for Easter.  Upon return next week, there are four weeks before … Continue reading

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The Time Crunched Cyclist

  I recently spent an evening listening to Chris Carmichael, Olympic cycling coach, owner of CTS, and author of The Time-Crunched Cyclist, at Bike Barn in Houston.  He has recently published a new edition of the book, and it was interesting to hear his … Continue reading

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If not now, when?

  This afternoon I was guarding Missouri Swimming, as they were practicing.   The swimmers were discussing the pending set and the coach said to one swimmer:    If not now, when?  I love that!   I considered my personal … Continue reading

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Athletic Development — how do you understand it

I have four cats, all boys.  And yes, my apartment looks like I have boys.   All the time.   And because I have cats, I am able to observe amazing fetes of balance, jumps, climbing, leaps and runs.   … Continue reading

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Gratitude

November is an interesting time of year.  It brings reflection, and gratitude challenges, and preparation for the insanity of the Christmas Holiday season.  I too have been reflecting recently on life, the past year, the coaching I do, and where … Continue reading

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Run Fast, Eat Slow.

    THIS JUST ARRIVED!! I was introduced to this cookbook through a podcast by Another Mother Runner. I was impressed with the whole food choices. And after the podcast, ordered the book.   Run Fast, Eat Slow is an … Continue reading

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Considering Private Coaching?

After hearing the success stories of others who have completed their first road-race or triathlon, you want to compete in your first. Or you have no idea how to take your competition to the next level, competing in a longer … Continue reading

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Pedaling Technique Tips

Round and round, the wheels spin……. And the pedaled pushes, and pushes some more. But not really. We have this concept, perpetuated by many indoor cycling classes that the pedal stroke is just round and round. Participants bounce in the … Continue reading

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Every TRI deserves a great swim!

I read this tag-line somewhere and thought at the time, what a great saying. As I continue coaching and working with first-timers, the one common thread is to improve swim skills. I currently am running a women's Tri group, meeting … Continue reading

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