Author Archives: CoachMeg

Happy New Year

I want to take a moment to wish you and your family a Happy New Year! In southern New England, 2014 has arrived in a fury, and we are expecting blizzard-like conditions tomorrow and Frdiay. I am glad I have … Continue reading

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Training in the Off-season

At the end of the field hockey season, I encouraged my team to stay active throughout the year. There are some who play a sport in other seasons, and take the break between the sports and others who literally sit … Continue reading

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The Puke Factor

Today, a participant in my indoor cycling class said to me……. Great class, I always know it is great when I almost feel like I need to throw up……….. SAY, WHAT?!? It is never my goal or objective in training … Continue reading

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Current Issue of The AKWA Letter

The current issue of The AKWA Letter is out.   My article, Training with Pizzazz can be found on page 20.   Enjoy!   Posted with Blogsy

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Making changes for you

As I am making changes within the infrastructure of my business and the services I provide to you, I have been reaching out to professionals I trust. These are my go-to people who can assist me in being a better … Continue reading

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My field hockey team plays Nauset today…….

We play Nauset today…. For their homecoming…. It's our fourth game of the season. As I write this. I have butterflies in my stomach. Not as many as our first game and home opener, or as flurried as the week … Continue reading

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Summer is Wrapping Up……

Reflecting back, I wonder where summer went. Honestly. It was a great summer. Daily trips to the beach, work with a camp as their in-house lifeguard, swim lessons galore, and I was complaining about the sand in my shoes, shorts … Continue reading

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The swimming pool

I took this caption from a recent article in an open-water swimming magazine. The community of swimmers and non- swimmers for that matter forgets that there many other factors involved with swimming in open water than just swimming. This is … Continue reading

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Contribution to the AKWA Letter

Here is the current issue of the AKWA Letter, the membership publication of the Aquatic Exercise Association. My contribution is on page 15. Enjoy the read.       Posted with Blogsy

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A Kids Sprint Triathlon

On Sunday, 21 July, I volunteered to work at the New England Kids Triathlon, held at MIT. Children, ages 6 to 14 participated in a swim, bike and run…. For fun! There were 781 participants in this event. And it … Continue reading

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