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May 31, 2017

How to Train Smarter – New Triathlon Training Guide

  I’m excited to announce the new release to my Triathlon Training Quickstart Guide.   I’ve compiled the best training principles from the greatest running, cycling, and triathlon coaches of all time, then condensed it down into a handy triathlon training “quickstart” guide which you can download in pdf format.     What’s in the…

November 12, 2016

Zoot Ultra Tempo 6.0 vs. Zoot Ovwa 2.0 Review

One of the first questions I asked when I joined Team Zoot back in 2015 was, “What is the difference between the Zoot Ultra Tempo 6.0 and the Zoot Ovwa 2.0?”  I was looking for a racing shoe with a moderate amount of stability, and wanted to make the right choice.  At the time, the…

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 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…

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…

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…

July 22, 2014

Northwest Race Report – Andrew Fast Pro Triathlete

When I first met Andrew Fast, he was living with his parents, had no legitimate results to his name, and literally had mice living in his car. Andrew had to live up to his namesake, so he trained really hard in the Woodinville area for two years with me and several other strong triathletes. Now…