Check and Refresh Your Swim Gear

Apr
16

Posted by Coach Patty Collins

As the season is upon us and we are getting ready for our first race or have just finished a couple early season races, it’s a good time to check out our gear. Is it serviceable and safe? Is it clean and in good repair? Coach Patty provides some focus points to check your swim equipment and have it safe and ready for the season. 

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Timing Yourself to Success

Apr
15

Posted by Coach Laura Henry

When considering our training, we tend to consider the disciplines involved, the distances, and the intensity, But do we give proper consideration to the time of day that we'll be racing as we schedule our training, asks Coach Laura. If one is not accustomed to morning training, a morning race can come as quite a shock to the system, bringing about additional uncertainties. 

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Compression Wear is Multipurpose

Apr
4

Posted by Coach Aaron Scheidies

Compression wear - calf and arm sleeves - may have seemed like a fad for a while. It's still a good part of the triathlete toolkit and is more multi-purpose than you might think! Here are a few reasons you might use them. 

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The Power of the Pull Up

Apr
4

Posted by Coach Mandi Kowal

Coach Mandi provides a unique approach to mastering the pull-up: frequent, low-rep practice. Whether assisted or unassisted, this strength-building exercise is beneficial for triathletes - particularly in the pool! 

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Benefits of Triathlon Clubs

Apr
1

Posted by Coach April Corey

One way to make training and racing more fun is to join a local triathlon club. Whether you are new to the sport or new to the area, it helps to get you plugged into the multisport community. Even to a seasoned competitor, there are many benefits of a tri club! Coach April Corey shares some of those benefits.

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The Scientist vs The Artist

Apr
1

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino

Coaching can be a struggle between two opposing forces: formal education and practical application. It’s the coach who has found a balance between the worlds of scientist and artist that will continue to thrive, learn and grow and ultimately better serve all athletes across the entire spectrum. Coach Mark Sortino shares the four phases of his evolution as a coach. 

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Last or First: Team MPI Camps Are Right For You!

Mar
24

Posted by Coach Mark Turner

Don't let fear keep you from a Team MPI camp: fear of not being able to keep up or, on the flipside, fear of not being adequately challenged. At Team MPI camps no one is left out: slow, medium, or fast. Coach MarkT explains. 

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Habits

Mar
19

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield

We all know that registering for a race doesn't get us to the finish line. Neither does motivation alone. It's habits that create an endurance lifestyle, relieve stress, and create longevity in the sport - and deliver us to the finish line as happy athletes. Coach Allen explains. 

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I race for me

Mar
19

Posted by Coach Laura Henry

Coach Laura raced the Wrightsville Beach Marathon, as part of her quest to race in all 50 states. Here's her race report!

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A Gut Feeling: Fueling Your Unique Body

Mar
18

Posted by Coach Becky Piper

Have you ever trained for a particular race for months and woken up on race morning not feeling well?  Or have you ever started a race, but later you have that yucky feeling in your gut? Feeling this way can quickly devastate a race, but we can learn to provide the proper fuel for our unique body to minimize issues on race day.

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Archive

Check and Refresh Your Swim Gear

Posted by Coach Patty Collins on April 16, 2018

Timing Yourself to Success

Posted by Coach Laura Henry on April 15, 2018

Compression Wear is Multipurpose

Posted by Coach Aaron Scheidies on April 04, 2018

The Power of the Pull Up

Posted by Coach Mandi Kowal on April 04, 2018

Benefits of Triathlon Clubs

Posted by Coach April Corey on April 01, 2018

The Scientist vs The Artist

Posted by Coach Mark Sortino on April 01, 2018

Last or First: Team MPI Camps Are Right For You!

Posted by Coach Mark Turner on March 24, 2018

Habits

Posted by Coach Allen Stanfield on March 19, 2018

I race for me

Posted by Coach Laura Henry on March 19, 2018

A Gut Feeling: Fueling Your Unique Body

Posted by Coach Becky Piper on March 18, 2018

 

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