Tag Archives: Training plans

2016 Resolutions: Change is good!

Happy new year from the ESP Podcast! Each year millions of American’s resolve to change their lives, but many fail. Athletes also make resolutions, some realistic, some not so much. To kick off 2016, I’m inviting all my listeners to write a review and post their resolutions on the blog,...
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ESP Tipcast 72 follow-up: Building toward 2016

On Tipcast 72 I discussed the importance of using your off-season as a springboard for next season’s success. Sound like old advice? Yup, you’re right. But the truth is, many athletes still fall well short of the mark in the off-season by resting too much, or simply having no coherent...
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(Stop the) Swimming insanity: Why most swim programs are dumb

There is one inevitability of training, no matter how well-intentioned, someone will always find a way to add complete insanity to a sport. In the sport of triathlon, its swimming. What’s equally insane is that many triathletes see this as completely normal. Let’s face it, though, endurance athletes are predisposed...
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Bottle necks vs Marginal Gains

The following post is an excerpt from ESP Tipcast 51, below. Listeners may remember my discussion with Allen Lim on marginal gains. Allen made the point that many athletes become hyper focused on certain areas that yield very little return. We can consider this the 1% margin. However, this focus on...
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LIMITED COACHING SPOTS AVAILABLE!

        I have a few open spots for 2015 coaching. If you are an individual who has been struggling to improve, or simply lack the training time many coaches demand, please contact me and tell me your story. Coaching rates are variable based on your individual need, but...
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