Lessons from a Coach

"Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Holiday Weight Gain

Avoid Holiday Weight Gain!

Did you know two out of three Americans gain at least 6 lbs. between Thanksgiving and New Years!! Over the 34-day span that is consuming a total of 21,000 EXTRA calories = 617 EXTRA calories PER DAY!!! How to fight the weight gain – focus your attention on being active daily! You are what you […]

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Worlds Swim Start

Triathlon Race Day Tips

Racing a triathlon can be a little overwhelming for some. With 3 disciplines and a variety of race distances, below I share with you what I have learned throughout my racing. Enjoy my mini-novel WEATHER – there are things we can’t control on race day and one of them is weather. Yes it could be […]

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8-Tips to Help Optimize Your Metabolism … that doesn’t include exercise!

Hands-down, the most common topic I talk about with my clients is what they are eating. They get used to hearing me ask, “What are you eating, and why are you eating it?” If you can’t answer that question, more than likely you should not be eating it. Whether you are trying to lose weight, […]

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World Champs Medal

Finding Balance While Achieving Your Goals

This past Sunday, Sept. 7th I participated in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships held in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. My journey to qualify for this event took 3 years and included racing in six half ironman’s, four Olympic distance, eight Sprints and one Full Ironman. I am a very competitive person by nature therefore my initial approach […]

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I Can’t Live Without My … Garmin 910XT!

With so many high tech gadgets to chose from, finding the right multi-sport watch can be overwhelming at first.  However it’s only a matter of time before you learn the 910XT is indispensable. Considered the benchmark for multisport watches, the 910XT is the complete performance solution for tech-minded, information hungry triathletes.  Indoor swim metrics make it […]

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Finding Inspiration!

End of July and early August is somewhat a bizarre time of year for a lot of athletes. You have a season’s worth of training that produced new heights of fitness or performance, but motivation to continue training – and racing – begins to wane. August is the end of summer, it’s hot and it’s […]

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