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Getting Serious Now!

Oh how many times I have heard this and said this myself. “Its time to get serious about…” This usually is a sign that an athlete

This is what’s keeping you from winning

In the last several seasons I have had a slew of top 5 finishes and a number of third place finishes and I am seeing some

Grit - traits of great athletes

I have been thinking quite a bit lately about what the traits are that define great athletes. Of course the old adage of picking your parents

Mental Toughness Lessons

I shared in a guest post at a friend’s web site last year about a story of one of my toughest Road Races when I first

Feeling ready

I hate to say this but as a coach who has worked with endurance athletes of all abilities and race disciplines some times it comes down

The top 6 motivation killers

Motivation to train, eat right and race can become drained quickly and recently  PPC athletes have been dealt the dreaded lack of motivation curse. I recently

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