Subtitle: What the f*ck is wrong with this thing? By Coach Maria Simone I’ve been a part of many discussions on the accuracy and reliability of our GPS-enabled watches. Some of the individual conversations I’ve had with athletes about their watches have went something like this: These discussions have been revived, given how many of[…]
An Overview of the General Preparation Phase of Training By Coach Maria Simone The following are pairs of headlines I found on the internet after a simple search for “base training in endurance sport.” You may read through these articles and headlines, and scratch your head. What the heck?!? Should I go long and easy,[…]
An overview of the gait cycle and 3 common form issues By Coach Maria Simone As an endurance athlete, you’ve likely been asked: “Why do you run?” Our friends and family are so curious about why we put so much time and energy into our training. A less-often asked question is: “How do you run?” In[…]
By Coach Maria Simone “A bird sitting in a tree never worries if the branch will break. Her trust is not on the branch, but on her own wings.” ~anon. I shared this quote with the athletes at the start of our 2022 Lake Placid Training Camp, and again at our Ironman Lake Placid pre-race[…]
By Coach Maria Simone You pause for a moment as the anticipation builds. You click “register.” Just like that: your journey to race day begins! So, um, what happens now? This article helps you answer this question, by outlining the initial steps to your race day success. Set Goals. Your success begins with a vision[…]
Here are our top 5 reasons why you should do a triathlon this year!
5 Tips to Make Your New Year Resolutions A Reality By Coach Maria Simone Many of us will take part in the tradition of making new year resolutions to be better in some way. But, for many, the commitment to these resolutions will dwindle as the sparkle of the new year fades. In fact, most will not continue[…]