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Chain Waxing 101

By Coach John DiPalo We work hard for every watt we produce. But not all of those watts go into producing more speed. Sometimes, our equipment can get in the way of our speed. In this article, you’ll learn how to wax your chain to get more of your watts into forward propulsion. Waxing a[…]

The Ultrarunner’s Crew

Tips for Crewing & Pacing By Coach Maria Simone I love the opportunity to support another runner going for the ultramarathon finish line – especially the first-time finish line. There is something special about being a part of all of that suffering – and watching the human mind, body, and spirit overcome. I love to[…]

Are you eating enough on a plant-based diet?

By Lindsay Zemba Leigh For the past 5 years, plant-based diets have been on the rise in popularity. The 2018 Netflix documentary, The Game Changers, along with the COVID pandemic, have been key catalysts in this growth. Plant-based food sales were up by 27% in 2020, with many citing health reasons for making the switch[…]

The Keys to Having Your Best Run off the Bike

By Coach Mike Stout Running off the bike can be where the race is won and lost. When I first started doing duathlons and triathlons, I thought the run was going to be my strongest discipline, especially since I came from a running background and considered myself a strong runner.  Was I ever wrong! During[…]

So, You want to PR, Podium or Qualify for a Big Race: 5 Tips to Make it Happen

By Coach Maria Simone I like to make big dreams happen for my athletes and for myself. In many cases, these dreams revolve around aggressive time goals, standing on podiums, or qualifying for specific races, such as the Boston Marathon, World Championships 70.3/140.6, or Team USA.  When I work with an athlete long enough, we[…]

Common Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

 By Coach Maria Simone Training mistakes: we’ve all made them. Sometimes we re-make them. Other times, we may not know we are making them.  In all cases, minding what I like to call the “1% details” ensures we make the most out of our hard work. After all, all of these 1% details will add[…]

4 Nutritional Mistakes to Avoid as an Athlete

Superfoods, Carbs and other nutritional misdirections By Coach Maria Simone The food we eat (or don’t eat) is personal, pulling from our individual, social and cultural values. Our life experiences are often tied up with our eating experiences, and food is an important and fulfilling part of our lives. It’s yummy, and it makes us[…]

Meal Prepping Basics & Recipes

By Coach Alexa Boyce Eating a good diet won’t make you a great athlete but eating a poor diet can prevent you from becoming one. Each of us has BIG goals. Maybe it is to run your first marathon, train for a triathlon, run ultra-distances, or compete in obstacle course races. Or, maybe you want[…]

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