Coach Kevin’s Take on Nutrition

Monday, May 11, 2015 by Coach Kevin

I have been told that my “bedside” coaching manner is not the gentlest—so, fair warning—I’m calling it like it is in this blog, and will give you the hard facts on nutrition and calories. The gist of my argument is that there is no magic in calories and there are equally no excuses for taking […]

Avoiding the Dreaded Wall

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Coach Denise

I often tell athletes that my job would be easy if the same nutrition plan worked for everyone. Unfortunately, nutrition is unique to the individual, and what works for one person doesn’t necessarily work for another. Everyone has about 2000 calories of stored glycogen in their muscles. How quickly you burn through that glycogen is […]

It’s the Off Season – Now What?

Saturday, November 1, 2014 by Coach Denise

Triathletes get plenty of advice on what to do with during the “off season” – take a break, focus on your weakness, strength train for injury prevention. All good advice depending on the athlete and their goals; however, I would also like to make another suggestion – focus on nutrition. What?!! Are you kidding me? […]

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Rinny, Angry Bird and The 4th Discipline of Triathlon

Friday, October 17, 2014 by Coach Tommy

I watched the 2014 Ironman World Championship on Saturday. I sat in front of my computer for about 9 hours. The women’s race was especially exciting. Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae came from 14:30 down out of T2 to win her 3rd World Championship. Rinny eventually caught and passed Daniela “Angry Bird” Ryf at about mile 23 […]

The Real Story on Burning Calories

Friday, May 2, 2014 by Coach Kevin

So you want to lose some weight?  Or you’re craving that Double-Meat Double-Cheese Burger, with a large helping of fries, and you’re planning on “working it off” on your next training session.  Well maybe you can, but before you dig in maybe you should read on! Research has shown that each pound of body fat […]

Six Tips for Staying Healthy and Safe When the Days Get Short and Cold

Sunday, November 4, 2012 by admin

Coach Lea has tips for staying warm and safe when the weather turns cold. And she should know since she lives in Minnesota.

Endurance Nutrition is Not One Size Fits All

Sunday, November 4, 2012 by admin

Coach Todd considers himself old-fashioned when it comes to endurance nutrition, but with age comes wisdom. He shares his views about endurance nutrition and how one size never fits all.

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Feeling Blah? Consider a Nutrition Detox

Sunday, November 4, 2012 by Coach Kristen

Coach Kristen shares her detox diet strategies. It’s not for everyone but here’s why you should think about it.

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Common Nutrition Mistakes that Triathletes Make

Saturday, July 7, 2012 by Coach Denise

Coach Denise shares how a little planning goes a long way to avoiding nutrition mistakes.

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Attack of the Sweet Tooth

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 by Coach Denise

The foods we eat impacts our brains and causes us to crave them. Coach Denise outlines a few tips you can use to beat back those cravings when you’re attacked by the sweet tooth.