Category Archives: training

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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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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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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The Boys In The Boat

‘An epic journey from Depression-era America to the heart of Hitler’s Berlin The Boys in the Boat is the story of Joe Rantz, a charismatic young man born dirt poor in the woods of Washington State, who dreams of escaping … 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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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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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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My experience on a RealRyder

RealRyder is a company that is taking indoor cycling by a storm…… Well, maybe. I say maybe, since there is only a spattering of facilities that use these bikes in the Boston area and one on Nantucket.     Yesterday … Continue reading

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Can I run that….. Dare I say……. FAST?!?

  Have you ever taken a moment to watch children run and play and jump and hop and skip and run? There are no rules. They run as hard and fast as they can, for as long as they can … Continue reading

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Swim For Buzzards Bay –2013

Last year, as some of you know, I anticipated swimming in the Buzzards Bay Swim– an event to raise money for the the Buzzards Bay Coalition. Last year, I woke not feeling up to the swim….. And went to pick … Continue reading

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