A while back on the podcast we started asking for stories from listeners. What got you into triathlon? Why do you love it? How does it make a difference in your life? We knew people were listening, but really didn’t
Most people I know have done something stupid, disturbing, or against the law. I don’t hold it against them. But why is it so hard for us forgive? And why would I open a triathlon blog post with something so
Many of you know of my up-and-down history with open water swimming anxiety, so today’s topic always piques my interest. It took me back to my first Olympic swim which nearly convinced me to quit triathlon while I was ahead.
In order to train hard, you have to adapt and recover even harder. Or . . . you’ll stay the same. Same athlete. Same issues. Same speed. Your lifecycle as a triathlete doesn’t end on the day of your A
By Mike Tarrolly The day before my first Ironman, I was a nervous wreck. I’d feared the mass swim start almost every day for the previous year. In less than 24 hours I’d be in the scrum with 2700 other swimmers and I
By Coach Robbie c26Coach@gmail.com I have been strictly focused on training for the Leadville Trail 100 for about 10 full weeks now. I originally had this blog post tagged for just a typical update. Leadville this. Leadville that. Why I
I used to be the poster-child for swim anxiety. Every time I got out of the water in a race, I felt like my chest would explode. Then I’d spend the first 5 miles of the bike getting back to normal.
We are very unexcited to announce our first Dog Cast. It’s basically Mike droning on about some of his dog’s quirky habits. There’s already been positive feedback, but hopefully this is a one-time event. In fact, since the release of this Dog
I’ve always thought triathlon is a good metaphor for life. The highs, the lows, the successes and struggles. The perpetual, and complicated grind that makes us understand simplicity and inclusiveness is usually the best strategy. It occurred to me this
By Mike Tarrolly My first Ironman experience was as a spectator at Ironman Louisville. Aside from how nuts I thought everyone doing the race was, the most pressing issue on my mind was the mind boggling logistics of such an event. Nearly