Posts by: Trevor

Eugene Marathon by Asia

Eugene Marathon by Asia

About Race Race Name: Eugene Marathon Date: 04/28/2013 Swim Distance: Bike Distance: Run Distance: 26.2 Race Organization: Amazing Would I do it again: Yes Would I recommend: Yes Why I Decided To Do This Race: Fast, flat, cool weather course with a high percentage of Boston qualifiers About Me Age Group: 25-29 F Completion Time: 3:32:23 Rank/Age: 49 Rank/Overall: 721…

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Different Strokes for Different Folks

Different Strokes for Different Folks

Nope, this one isn’t about swimming. It’s about everything in life, your swimming stroke, running stride, and pedal stroke are no exceptions.  Different strokes for different folks is a lesson learned early for some and forever missed by others.  The beaut   Everyday I am reminded and humbled by how deep, “different strokes for different folks,” translates to all aspects…

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Reset, Back To Basics

Reset, Back To Basics

If your house was sinking, would you replace the windows?  Hmmmm…. Probably wouldn’t slow the sinking, would it?  In fact, replacing the windows would likely distract you from fixing the foundation. The foundation is core of your temple.  Whether your home, body, stroke, or stride, it’s the foundation that supports every improvement we make.  Without a firm, well designed foundation,…

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Is Your Focus Fitness or Fun?

Is Your Focus Fitness or Fun?

Training for fun is critical to keep your exercise program alive. Research shows,  “Participants (need) to find intrinsically enjoyable activities and stress the importance of a certain level of self-focus in committing to a more active lifestyle if they are to succeed.” Is your idea of “fun,” paving a road to fitness? Are you focussed on the outcomes or enjoying the…

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Everybody is An Athlete

Everybody is An Athlete

We live in an exciting time for endurance sports. People of all shapes and sizes are getting into running, cycling, and swimming. Many are learning, for the first time in their life, they can accomplish athletic feats they once thought insurmountable. Whether it’s walking your first 5k, qualifying for Boston, or finishing an Ironman, you can train your body to…

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Don’t Let Your Tool Get You in Trouble

Don’t Let Your Tool Get You in Trouble

Don’t let your tool get you in trouble. Athletes like to use tools to enhance performance. Whether it’s a heart rate monitor, pull buoy, or base building, all tools can get you in trouble if not used appropriately. When the tool becomes a crutch, when we can only “perform” while using the tool, it becomes a bandaid rather than performance…

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Triathlon Coaching Versus Triathlon Training

Triathlon Coaching Versus Triathlon Training

Triathlon Coaching Versus Triathlon Training Is there a difference between triathlon coaching versus triathlon training? What is the difference between triathlon coaching and triathlon training? Does training versus coaching matter to you? The terms are used interchangeably. Should they be? Triathlon: a : an athletic contest that is a long-distance race consisting of three phases (as swimming, bicycling, and running)…

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Have You Met Your Head? Friend or Foe?

Have You Met Your Head? Friend or Foe?

Insights and interpretations inspire. Experience shapes our perceptions. When unconscious becomes conscious, we can change our reality. Have You Met Your Head? Our hearts are our emotions. And, emotions are fueled by the way we choose to see the world, our experiences, and the unconscious response to our conscious choices. Do you balance the emotional connection for success? Does unconscious desire limit your…

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Running: Every Technique is Right

Running: Every Technique is Right

Take a second to watch a few different people run. Focus on their shoulder movements. Do they all look the same? What do you notice is different? Every part of your body has a role in movement. Most of us don’t understand what does what, in our body, and how parts work together. How then, do we know which techniques,…

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