The Conflict Between Coach & Athlete

I have often battled with myself and it comes in the form of - Coach Alan vs. Athlete Alan. I entered the world of running, triathlon and now duathlon five and a half years ago. This came after a history of playing football and baseball in my early years before transitioning to adult softball until... Continue Reading →

Training & Having a Blast in Rain

Training in the rain can not only be effective but a lot of fun too. Is it hurricane season yet? Geez the Atlantic hurricane season doesn't start until June 1 and we are already on the third named storm, Cristobal. Cristobal created havoc on the Tampa Bay area with rain starting Wednesday and continued through... Continue Reading →

Practice Fueling Your Body

I was once told I was trying to outtrain my bad diet. That statement was 100% true. I've addressed my diet from an overall health perspective and now use it to my advantage fueling me in performance. Here I will share how I am preparing to fuel for my first long distance multi-sport race in... Continue Reading →

Reassessing Physical & Mental Status

Even though we have officially passed the Dog Days of Summer period the heat and humidity in Florida is still as potent as it was in July and August. At this point of the year it can be physically and mentally challenging completing workouts outside. It sometimes feels as if summer isn't anywhere near ending...... Continue Reading →

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