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How to Stay Motivated for the Long Haul

How to Stay Motivated for the Long Haul

Posted by Matt Russ on 27th Nov 2020

As athletes we are psychologically motivated and inspired by a unique mix that fuels our ambition and keeps our noses to the grind stone. It is important to regularly re-examine your motives and to … read more
Sport Supplementation- Let The Buyer Beware

Sport Supplementation- Let The Buyer Beware

Posted by Matt Russ on 24th Sep 2020

Although our bodies are very similar in many regards, when it comes to sport nutrition and supplementation what works best for one athlete may have another doing laps to the the race day port-o-let.& … read more
Is The Sport of Triathlon Dead?

Is The Sport of Triathlon Dead?

25th Aug 2020

The future of your local triathlon may be in jeopardy.  With declining numbers since 2015, Covid may just be the final nail in the coffin for some races.  I recall one of our local race dire … read more
How To Prevent Burnout In Youth Athletes

How To Prevent Burnout In Youth Athletes

Posted by Matt Russ on 29th Jul 2020

Combined my wife and I have over 50 years coaching experience up to the professional level.  We have witnessed a lot of athletes excel, and a lot burnout, especially on the youth level.  One … read more
Why You Can't Buy a @%$! Bike Rack

Why You Can't Buy a @%$! Bike Rack

7th Jul 2020

Covid has been both a boon and a bust to the bicycle industry.  Being quarantined led a great number of people to take down and dust off that old 26" mountain bike and enjoy one of the few freedo … read more