Kona 2019 Recap

Our 5th time to Kona did not disappoint!  Kristen, Ruby, and I had a really great trip.  I’m giving the race itself a grade of a “B.”  I was hoping to go a bit faster, but I gave it my all and it was a respectable day.  Being the 3rd American in my age group […]

Whats This Cryotherapy Stuff All About?

If you’re following any professional athletes these day, you’ve likely seen them getting their chill on in a whole body cryotherapy chamber.  But does it really work and is it beneficially to athletes?  What actually happens to a person in a cabinet when the temperature is lowered to colder than minus 200 degrees? I want […]

Why Recovery Is Critical to the Training Process

In order to understand how training works, first consider what happens to your body during an intense workout. When you exercise vigorously, your metabolism increases, raising your internal temperature. Your body draws on the fuel it stores in your muscles: glucose and adenosine triphosphate (ATP). But your fuel supplies are limited, and your bodys cells […]

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 […]