Smart Athlete Podcast Episode 1 – Ryan Ross – Motivation is Everything Part 1 of 3

By |2019-06-06T09:53:45+00:00June 10th, 2019|Motivation, Smart Athlete Podcast, Triathlon|

Transcript of Audio  Click here for Part 2 Click Here for Part 3   Part 1   “You've got to enjoy what you're doing because it's part of your motivation is your enjoyment for what you're doing, and I'm a firm believer that motivation is everything. It is everything.”   JESSE: Here today, my guest [...]

What is a Tempo Run?

By |2019-01-08T08:58:56+00:00January 8th, 2019|Running, Triathlon|

Tempo! Can I ask you something? What is tempo? Often times in coaching circles, the language we speak with can be presented very loosely.  This language is also referred to as nomenclature. The way that one coaches uses a term, might be meant to be something very different when used by another coach. There is [...]

The 2 Essential Things to Focus on During Winter to Make Your Next Race Season a Success

By |2018-11-23T13:59:56+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Running, Triathlon|

Failing to plan, is planning to fail. Nowhere is that more evident in a triathlete’s life than with their off season conditioning. Notice I used the word ‘conditioning.’ Let’s not concern ourselves with preparing to race, or even what distance of race we want to be ready for in June. Your goal today should be [...]

4 Money Saving Travel Tips for Your Next Triathlon

By |2018-07-24T08:18:19+00:00June 17th, 2016|Triathlon|

One thing's for certain when you're traveling out of town for a triathlon: you're bound to spend more money than you wish you had. I am always looking for the best ways to travel and race on a budget without sacrificing the comfort of being relaxed and ready to give my best performance. Here are four [...]

10 Open Water Swimming Tips for Beginners

By |2018-09-27T13:00:47+00:00May 31st, 2016|Swim Tips, Triathlon|

The thought of your first open water swim can be overwhelming, especially if you're doing it as a part of your first triathlon. You've heard horror stories of people getting swam over and you're unsure if this is even the right sport for you. Luckily open water swimming, with some preparation, is very manageable and [...]