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Selecting an Ironman Race

As for a "good" first Ironman, there are several variables involved. And hopefully you realize that there are also no "easy" Ironman events..

Refocus at Mid-Season 2018

NOW is the best time to look back at the previous months of 2018 and decide what needs to be “changed” to train and race better in the last portion of the year...

There's No Whining Oct 17

Tom Hanks said something similar in the baseball movie “ A League of  Their Own” when one of the players began crying. The statement is applicable to triathlons also (or it should be) from the perspective of an athlete AND a coach...

Not the Stop Season

Whether it's the off Season or you're just getting fired up…

IM Synopsis

Which IM is my favorite? Each of them is special for the general memories and their own peculiarities.

Five Stages of Injury

There are only two kinds of athletes: those that have been and those that will be injured. You will probably be injured for one of any number of reasons during training or racing.

Coach's Corner: Past Experience, Preparation & Attitude

Itís March 23rd 2001 and Iím sitting here in a hotel room in Birmingham Alabama two days before Powerman Alabama and Ií ve just decided the topic for another article.

AIDS and BLAHS

Whether you just completed an Ironman or just getting into the training and racing Season, I have a confession – I’ve had AIDS in the past and sometimes have had relapse of the BLAHS. But I’m cured ! Read how… 

Race Report for Cuba

Here’s my race report on my sprint race in Havana Cuba in Feb 18. The article appeared in the April isse of Texas Runner and Triathlete Magazine. The trip was anticipated to be an adventure… and I wasn’t disappointed ! It was an good “race-cation” and I’d highly recommend a trip to Cuba and the race (either the Sprint or 70.3)

Sports Psych

As the 2017-18 Season progresses, I hope you’re doing the right things  to strengthen, test, and use one of the most important assets you have in training and racing – your mind...

Things in Threes

Ever notice how a lot of things come in threes in sports?

Knowledge, performance, and experience are the foundation for progress and excellence.