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Can an “old” injury literally haunt you for years?

Let's say you're walking down the sidewalk one day and you get a tiny little pebble inside of your shoe. You feel it instantly, and it hurts for a moment. You might even yell, "ouch!" So you stop. Take off your shoe and turn it upside down and shake. The pebble falls...

Is It Possible You’re Dehydrated?

Since we're now well into the month of June and the warm (hot?) weather has returned to the northern hemisphere and in particular, my old home of New England :), I thought it would be a great idea to share a few thoughts hydration related.  Now, I know what you're...

Are you helping or hurting your chance for a great race with your pre-race meal?

I've seen it happen so often over the years - you've trained hard for weeks and months, doing everything you can to be ready to have a great race. And then your stomach goes south - at the worst possible time during the race.  It sucks when that happens. There's...

Triathletes: Have We Needlessly Overcomplicated Training Intensity?

"K.I.S.S."  - Just about every experienced smart person ever Back in the late 90s, in my very early days as a triathlete, I worked with Coach Troy Jacobson. Troy taught me a lot about how to train. One of my earliest “lessons” came when I went to one of his...

Boston Marathon Race Week: Old Habits Die Hard!

"Mistakes are the portals for discovery."  - James Joyce "There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order to things." - Niccolo Machiavelli "The...

Want To Be More Injury Resistant? Don’t Waste Your Time With This Exercise.

So here we are, it's almost April 1st! Did it seem to you that the first three months of the year have just flown by? Let me ask you two straight forward, honest questions: 1. Would you be interested if I said I could show you one simple (but not necessarily easy)...

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