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How to Lose Fat with Core Nutrition

Recently, the New York Times wrote about the best time of day to train for fat loss. I’ll save you searching the article and let you know that it’s the morning on an empty stomach.


Heart Questions from the EC Campers

One of the highlights of the recent EC Tucson camp was the chance to give an after-dinner presentation one evening on triathletes and heart health.


Nutrition: Eating for the Right Tool

Yes, I am a tool. Or I should say that my body is my tool.

Swim Training

2016 Swim Challenge

Every year we set aside a couple weeks to up our swim training from our normal levels.


Bridging Ironmans Redux

Recently, I decided to race back-to-back Ironmans across a 21-day time period: Ironman Canada-Whistler and Ironman Mont-Tremblant in Quebec; finishing 3rd and 2nd respectively.

Course Profiles & Race Recon Other

Swimming Off the Beaten Path – Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race

I recently returned from Istanbul, Turkey, where I swam in the 6.5-km Samsung Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race.


Prepare to Win

The targets an athlete sets should be appropriate based on an his or her background and level of fitness.

Strength Training

Steel Challenge Follow Up

We recently wrapped up another successful Endurance Corner Steel Challenge. Everyone did a great job of picking up heavy things and putting them back down again.


Kona Qualifier: Ray Picard

Ray is an athlete in the M30-34 age group, who lives and trains in Hong Kong. This year, Ray qualified for Kona at Ironman Japan in August and then raced Kona 7 weeks later finishing in a very speedy, 9:54.


Race Planning

Races fill up fast these days. It’s likely you are looking at planning out your 2016 race calendar or have finished it up already. When athletes come to me to go over planning their race calendars these are some things I consider.