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March 12, 2016

Kestrel 4000 Review

by Matthew Sheeks, professional triathlete.   There are a lot of Kestrel 4000 bike reviews out there, so what makes this one different?   (at 2015 Ironman Wales aboard my Kestrel 4000)     The main difference is that I have actually field tested the Kestrel 4000 bike extensively as a pro triathlete.  As of…

December 25, 2015

Real Meaning of Christmas

You’re probably aware that Christians everywhere recently celebrated Christ’s coming to earth.  But did you know that there are actually two competing views within Christianity as to why Jesus even came?  One essentially says that Christ came to make demands on us, the other that Christ came to free us from demands that already existed. …

December 14, 2015

Repent About Repentance Part 1 – God’s Repentance

In today’s post I want you to repent about repentance.   This is probably my greatest concern with the doctrine of evangelical and reformed churches today.  Nearly every church I have attended in the past several years defines repentance as “a turn from sin” or “a turn from sin and turn to God,” or something…

November 19, 2015

Garmin 920 XT vs. Garmin 910 XT Review

  I get asked about my Garmin 920 XT a lot, especially in with athletes I coach wanting to know what tool they should use for tracking their workouts.  These workouts are eventually uploaded to Training Peaks and eventually analyzed by me, the coach.   I’ve found it helpful to compare and contrast the Garmin Forerunner…

September 12, 2015

God and Triathlon Part I

by Matt Sheeks   We live in a “how” culture, and you may notice that many questions triathletes ask revolve around “how?” How do I improve my power on the bike? How do I pull more water?  How do I develop a forefoot plant?  Perhaps “what?” is just as popular a question, such as, “what…

January 22, 2015

Northwest Race Report – How to Descend like a Pro

  Download this episode (right click and save)   Show Notes: Want to learn how to descend properly on your road or triathlon bike?  Want to be able to take corners at speed and in control?  This podcast with show notes will be a good knowledge base.  Of course there is not substitute for going out…

December 30, 2014

Using a Control Sheet

Using a Control Sheet We’re deep into the off-season and it’s that time of year when cyclists and triathletes become a little bit more concerned with “infrastructure” improvements.  That is, we start to improve our indoor training space, look for new equipment, sell off the old, and are generally more willing to try new things…

November 27, 2014

Question from an Atheist

Every once in awhile I get a really good question from www.everystudent.com.  This one I thought was worthy of sharing, because it touches on some excellent questions related to the cause of the Universe and existence of God   Question:   I am an atheist who studied and practiced various forms of Buddhism for many…

August 29, 2014

Tritheos Podcast – Melodie Hewitt God’s Miracle

Seattle based triathlete Melodie Hewitt shares with us how she came to know Christ, including a miraculous healing she received as a child that in the end she just couldn’t ignore.     Download this episode (right click and save)   What follows is a reproduction of Melodie’s blog post, which is basically a letter…