When I first started in triathlon, each year there was a great race series in Ohio (it’s still going on today, 25 years later). They held races in state parks across the entire state. The distances were pretty much the same at each race, but the terrain was different, depending on what part of the…

In my life, I’ve had many experiences that shaped my belief in the power of the mind and the mind-body connection.  I have achieved success in all of these areas due to hard work, dedication, and believing in myself and my abilities.  Setting high goals and truly believing that you are capable of them not…

“Coach, I want to do an Ironman.” For many, saying those words are exciting but at the same time a little terrifying. It is difficult to open yourself up and proclaiming that you want to try to accomplish such a lofty and daunting goal of an Ironman.  I am a coach who firmly believes that…

Failing to plan is planning to fail… Every fall, I sit down with each of my athletes and we take time to look back on the season behind us and look forward to the upcoming season.  Here are a few of the things we talk about and I think are important for every triathlete to…