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The Most Boring (and Important) Factor of Success

Buy those carbon plated shoes and you’ll hit a PR. Do this specific workout that I’m selling and you’ll increase your lactate threshold. If you use this gel, you won’t hit the wall. There are …

Lactic Acid vs. Lactate: What’s The Difference?

If you’ve been involved with endurance sports for even a short amount of time, you have no doubt heard or read that the ever so fun muscle burn that you experience is caused by a …

10 Things To Consider When Starting a Coaching Business With Limited Capital

Starting any sort of business is hard – whether it be a small coaching business or Amazon.com, it ain’t easy! While there are more than 10 things to consider when starting a coaching business with …

The Science of the Warm-Up

Whether it was your 5th grade soccer coach, your college track coach, or your running group buddies; if you’ve been participating in sports of any kind, you’ve likely heard the phrase, “You gotta warm up!” …

The Most Common Training Mistake

As a long time coach and endurance sport athlete, I’ve seen many training mistakes. However, I’ve witnessed the most common training mistake in most all athletes that I’ve coached… and in full disclosure, I’ve been …

Your Coaching Business Flywheel

Have you ever ridden a spin bike? If you have, you know that it’s pretty hard to get the wheel (flywheel) going due to its weight – usually between 30-45 lbs. However, once that sucker …

10 Reasons Why You Need the UESCA Endurance Sports Nutrition Certification

United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA) is creating the first-ever nutrition certification focused on endurance sports. We are creating this certification in partnership with Bob Seebohar, RD, MS – of the top dietitians focused on …

Your Goal Race Must Have Meaning

As we progress through February and with many COVID-based restrictions easing across the country and around the world, this is likely the time that many endurance athletes are plotting their races for the 2022 season …

You’re Not an Expert

OK… maybe the title of ‘You’re Not an Expert,’ is a bit harsh, as you could certainly be an expert in a specific area – but in respect to endurance sports, both as an athlete …

Key Strategies for a Successful Marathon

To have a successful marathon takes a winning strategy and some key planning. To help your clients be marathon race ready, make sure to include winning strategies for pacing, hydration and course preparation for the …