Guilt

I am having such an amazing time coaching 8 highly motivated athletes at this year's BASE Tri Fit Camp! One of the most fun times we have had so far was this mornings 5:30 AM 'black out run'.  I call it a black out run because we had to deal with…

The 5 “Why” Exercise

In athletics, general fitness, and life, there are times when we can just feel 'stuck'. The hardest part about feeling stuck is trying to get unstuck. Hm, "hello Captain Obvious." How do we become unstuck without falling back into the same feelings or situations in the future? Understanding the 5…

Super Sweet Swedes

THE BACKGROUND AND TRIP TO STOCKHOLM Last winter my dad emailed me from Stockholm, Sweden, where he was spending several days working. He told me that his Ironman finish came up with Calle, one of his business associates there. Apparently it also came up that I am an endurance coach…

Ironman Special Needs Bags

This comes somewhat late in the season to be posting, but at the same time lots of local Ohio athletes will be heading to Ironman Louisville soon. After meeting with several of my athlete I figure there are others out there who have never done this before and start hearing…

Inside the Mind of a Master

I have been fortunate to coach a fantastic athlete, as well as person, over the past few months. Bernie Clinke asked me to coach him this year through his cyclocross season.  Unfortunately an untimely bike accident threw a little wrench in our training plan, but his positive attitude and work ethic…