Author Archives: CoachMeg

Weight Loss Challenge Wrap-Up

Back in January, I posted about the Weight Loss Challenge, hosted at the South Coast YMCA. Last night, was the wrap-up for the event. It was a celebration of the journey. My team lost cumulatively over 80#. All the teams … Continue reading

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What is the purpose of your testing?

I have been thinking about this recently as FMS (functional movement screen) has managed to arrive on the SouthCoast of MA. FMS is currently offered at the local YMCA and was present at TriMania Summit. And while the region is … Continue reading

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Coaching

Coaching is about building relationships. More than putting together programs and routines, it is about people. Helping those individuals achieve goals. In my case, coaching surrounds athletes who compete in swimming, running, cycling and also those who are building strength. … Continue reading

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Snow Stepping

My tear-away calendar this morning discussed snow stepping, as stepping in another’s foot prints to keep shoes and feet when trudging in the snow, as opposed to someone walking with boots. It reminded me of the drills I learned and … Continue reading

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Blizzard 2015

              I took a walk through town today after snow clean-up. I wanted to share i tires from my stroll. I love living on the coast and enjoying the ocean and water all year … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Juno Update

  Because our weather looks more like this, And less than this……   Our Master's Swim Group at Boys and Girls Club in Newport is canceled for tomorrow, Wednesday, 28 January, as the facility will be closed!   See you … Continue reading

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Watches, Monitors and Gadgets

Data, Data Everywhere!!! As technology improves, we are provided with more and more information to use as athletes, and as coaches.   The problem with data is when we pursue the data, instead of using it as a tool to … Continue reading

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A Weight Loss Challenge

I have been asked again to lead a group in a twelve-week weight-loss challenge.   The South Coast YMCA is hosting the challenge, with the objective of laying a foundation of a healthy lifestyle that will carry forward beyond the … Continue reading

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Caution: A Blizzard is Coming!!!!

New England is bracing for a storm that is due to arrive tomorrow evening, and travel into Wednesday morning.  This storm will be classified as a typical Nor’Easter will have the potential of blizzard like conditions.  In this, it could … Continue reading

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The Five Corner Stones of Triathlon Preparation.

On Wednesday night, I was able to attend a presentation by Jesse Kropelnicki of QT2 Systems. The presentation was: The Five Corner Stones of Triathlon Preparation: Training, Restoration and Nutrition, Race-Fueling, Race Pacing, and Mental Fitness.   It was interesting … Continue reading

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