Be positive!!! Give energy!!!

POSITIVE MENTALITY – It is a SKILL that needs development Everyone in Triathlon will tell you that your race performance will drastically improve the more positive your mentality is. The reality is this is a massively under developed SKILL Whether you are racing a sprint or a 140.6 there are a multitude of challenges that […]

Maintaining your Drive Train

The drivetrain of your bike is arguably the most important part, from a performance perspective. This post will outline some pretty simple things you can do on a regular basis to make sure your drivetrain remains in top condition. Cleanliness – Next to Godliness! Keeping your drivetrain clean is very important for performance reasons. There […]

Out-season! Offseason!

That wonderful time athletes dream about when in the midst of competition season. Time to sleep in and time when you might actually have some free time not devoted to swim, bike and run in your day! The time to eat those foods you have restricted from your diet for the last 9-10 months! Time […]

Garmin Forerunner 935

Introduction Let me be honest from the very start here. I am a gadget guy. I always have been and I always will be. I don’t mind spending money to have the latest toys, and I enjoy trying out new technology. I am also a huge Garmin fan. I have worked through generations of their […]

Pt. 1 – Epigenetics and Genetic Testing: Software vs. Hardware

Recently, I’ve become more and more interested in genetic testing and what it can tell us about our health as 23andMe, the Mountain View, California, based genetic testing company has received additional FDA approval for test interpretation.   I’m particularly interested in how these types of companies interpret the raw data, how reliable it is, […]

Data-Driven Training

Data-Driven Training   We have absolutely become a gadget-obsessed society! It started way back with heart-rate monitors, then GPSs, and now anyone who is the least bit active has some sort of a step tracker on. In the triathlon world, we have upped the ante . What started with simple GPS tracking, moved on to […]