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September 12, 2016

Scott T2 Palani 2.0 Running Shoe Review

  Review from Pro Triathlete Matt Sheeks   The Scott T2 Palani 2.0 may be just the ticket for you if you want a lightweight training shoe that is up to virtually any task.  Shelby from Run 26, a local running shoe store in my area, gave me these shoes to test out, and they…

July 3, 2016

Eastern Oregon Altitude Project # 2

In this post I’m going to cover the running territory and landscape we’ll experience at Eastern Oregon Altitude Project.   But first, I want to let you know that Eastern Oregon Altitude Project is locked and loaded and ready to go!  Reservations have been made and campers are signing-up. We just need a few more…

June 9, 2016

Eastern Oregon Altitude Project

If you want to run hard, put in the miles, live one week to its fullest, and experience God and the beauty of His creation, then you will want to investigate what the Eastern Oregon Altitude Project has to offer.   As you know, being a distance runner is BIG commitment which doesn’t stop when…

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…