Focus Aid

Ephesians 6:11-13

Aug/26/2016 in Focus Aid, General, Giving Back

"Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual...

6 Weeks Down

Jun/25/2016 in Focus Aid, General

Wow, it has been 6 weeks since I was having that blazing day at Ironman Texas that came to a sudden halt. Since has been a waiting game for the body to heal and, let me tell you, I am not 20 anymore. ...

Coping With Injuries

Jun/18/2016 in Focus Aid, General

In order to find “the limit,” you have to step over it.  Most of the time it is as simple as “blowing up” due to muscle failure or nutritional meltdown, but sometimes stepping over “the limit” sidelines us with an injury.  I have found that...

Enginerding Nutrition

Jun/02/2016 in Focus Aid, General

Nailing your nutrition is extremely difficult, because every day your body’s demands are slightly different. Often times we leave a race feeling like our nutrition plan that worked in training let us down on race day. Did it really let you down, or did you...

I’ve become a Dinosaur

Aug/23/2015 in Focus Aid, General, Race Reviews

Here I find myself late in my 10th pro season realizing that my racing style has become extinct. I am not talking about my hard nose racing style of balls to the wall start to finish, but my training style. For the past decade I...

Do the Dome?

Mar/31/2015 in Focus Aid, General

I started writing this as a technical document but let’s face it. I should be doing other things and so should you so I will write this more as an abstract. Over the course of the last 4 years I have been to many test facilities...

Spring’s Here

Mar/24/2015 in Focus Aid, General

As the sun sets on the winter it is time to transition from logging hours to logging intensity. It is time to put away the heavy coats and thick layers and take out the rain jackets and lighter weight jackets. All winter thus...

The Perfect Long

Feb/24/2015 in Focus Aid, General

What is your long workout? If you are training for a marathon do you need to build up to an 18, 20, 24, or do a full marathon leading into race day? How about if you are training to ride a century? ...

Pick a Coach

Feb/10/2015 in Focus Aid, General

Many people have reached out to me via email, twitter, and facebook asking questions about coaching.  Do they need a coach, how to pick a coach, who would I recommend.  I will cover the topic here. Do you really need a coach? Most people do need a coach. ...