THE EXPERT COACHES

wendymader 04/29/2014 - 1:46pm New Endurance Athletes
Triathlon season has begun. Whether you are a newbie or veteran you may be thinking about completing and Ironman Distance Triathlon. An ironman Distance consists of 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike followed by a 13.1 mile run. There are over 20 IronDistnaces around the world to choose from. As a coach...Register for a free account to access more
wendymader 04/29/2014 - 1:44pm Motivation and Inspiration
Injuries, illness, and unwelcome, unexpected interruptions that are part of training, racing, and life will happen – whether you are training for your first race, or looking to have a personal best performance. Obstacles, the unexpected, and things we may or may not have control over,...Register for a free account to access more
wendymader 02/16/2014 - 8:04am Cross and Strength Training
For many endurance athletes, it’s difficult to create time to add any other activity besides your primary sport into your week. The benefits of endurance training are endless—endorphins, mental and physical wellbeing, getting fresh air, interaction with nature and friends, and the...Register for a free account to access more
TLHill 12/29/2013 - 5:53pm Triathlon
The Triathlon is an amazing sporting event that comprises three major endurance activities. It challenges the body both physically and mentally. It also utilizes a wide variety of muscle groups. The notion that this sport utilizes all three planes of motion is oftentimes overlooked. It is...Register for a free account to access more
wendymader 12/15/2013 - 11:34am New Endurance Athletes
Two more weeks until the New Year.   Did you complete your 2013 New Year Fitness Resolution? We have all heard the saying "if you always do what you always did, then you will always get what you always got." Did you then reflect on your season and how do you plan to make necessary...Register for a free account to access more
TLHill 11/19/2013 - 8:46pm Moms Doing Endurance Sports
Here I am, 8 months after giving birth to my first baby, Jackson. It has been a whirlwind adventure. I would like to share from one active mom to another what I have learned so far. I was never the kind of woman that deeply wanted children. Sure, the idea of it sounded cool, but the thought of...Register for a free account to access more
TLHill 10/27/2013 - 8:26pm Moms Doing Endurance Sports
Hello friends. I’ve been out of commission for a while and I apologize. I’m trying to figure out my life and new balances of being a working mom, wife and an athlete. While my baby Jackson is such a new important part of my life, I still need to be me. I have to remember what made me tick, and...Register for a free account to access more
wendymader 10/27/2013 - 6:45pm New Endurance Athletes
My Advice for Success in 2014. 1. You must want it 2. Set SMART goals 3. Challenge your mind, not just your physical wellbeing 4. Follow YOUR training plan 5. Ask questions and educate yourself 6. Add recovery into your training program 7. Train with purpose 8. Follow a nutrition program...Register for a free account to access more
wendymader 10/08/2013 - 7:14pm Triathlon
The M Dot is the Ironman logo that some athletes get tattooed on their bodies after completing their first Ironman. So do it after completing more than one. The Ironman is a 140.6-mile event, broken up into a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike, and a 26.2-mile run. I believe back in the 80s and 90s the...Register for a free account to access more
wendymader 09/22/2013 - 2:15pm New Endurance Athletes
  Fall is a time for change. Changing in weather could mean moving your workouts indoors which leads to changes in fitness, both in strength, endurance and flexibility. Fall is a great time to get ready, or to start to implement a new training protocol for next season. My full time job is...Register for a free account to access more