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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…

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…

May 17, 2014

Tritheos Podcast – Nick Schuetze Altitude Project part 2

In the third ever Tritheos podcast Marathoner Nick Schuetze walks us through his spiritual journey and discusses the impact Altitude Project had and continues to have on his life.  Altitude Project is a Christian distance running camp held every summer in Mammoth Lakes, CA.  Their mission is to develop collegiate distance runners to excel in…