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2019 Featured Athletes: Meet Richard

I am fortunate to witness brilliance in training by my amateur athletes on a daily basis. This intimate knowledge of my athletes’ victory, achievement, and at times disappointment, stirs my…

Tips to Reduce Stress in Open Water Swimming

Written by Coach Brooke Flesner Swimming in open water can be daunting in and of itself.   Adding a few hundred people thisclose to you while you’re swimming in open water…

2016 Chicago Swim Run

I knew nothing about swimrun racing before I actually RACED the 2016 Chicago Swim Run.  I had seen some photos from the Otillo races overseas but wasn’t quite sure what…

Hydration: Pee on a Stick

Dr. Stacy Sims has changed the way many coaches and athletes approach their hydration and nutrition plans in long course racing. Her book Roar has helped female athletes train, fuel,…

Top 10 Mistakes in January

This post is meant to be funny, sarcastic, a little bit off kilter, but honest. In January we are all faced with the new year, the energy and hope of…
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