Conquering the Open Water

One hundred meters into the race it happens. You panic. You feel yourself start to thrash about. It is as if you've never been to the pool in your life, never mind swim countless yards in preparation. The unwelcome thought that you just might die creeps in as you fight to flip over onto your... Continue Reading →

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Johnson City Omnium

This past weekend I took a four and a half hour drive East to do my third omnium of the season in Johnson City, TN. I was rather excited to race bikes after having spent the last several months focusing on 70.3 triathlon training. I knew this weekend was going to challenge me both physically... Continue Reading →

Summer Training Plans

This summer I am offering 10 week training plans for both sprint distance triathlon and olympic distance triathlon. These plans are completely customizable and can be started when you are ready to begin training for your race. This is a great way to get introduced to a more structured training routine that is tailored around... Continue Reading →

Athlete Spotlight: Danielle

Danielle is the first athlete that I coach that I haven't actually met IN PERSON! But that hasn't stopped us from having a pretty spectacular athlete - coach relationship. Whenever we chat by phone Danielle always affirms that she is totally into the training and enjoying the process. She is bubbly, hard-working and has a... Continue Reading →

Athlete Spotlight: Stephanie

I have been working with Stephanie almost two years now, and in the time that she has been training with me I have always been impressed by the way she can balance a full-time job, raise three kids, and train for long course triathlon! While she might classify herself as "just an average age grouper",... Continue Reading →

The Build Phase

Finally, it seems that winter is over! Gone away are the days of trainer rides and treadmill runs. In Middle Tennessee that means the pouring rain that dictated our winter lives has been replaced with intermittent spring showers and glimpses of sunlight, letting us know that there is hope for cloudless skies, blossoming trees and... Continue Reading →

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