Focus Aid

Tri to Travel

Jan/27/2015 in Focus Aid, General

Are you bored with triathlon?  Do you know every course in your area like the seams in your bar tape?  Are you trying other endurance sports to satisfy your thirst for competition?  Maybe it is time for change, maybe it is time to travel. Triathlon has...

Brand Loyalty

Jan/20/2015 in Focus Aid, General

"Become more valuable to them then they are to you." ~Tom Schuler I have always had a deep appreciation for sponsorships because these companies are taking money out of their bottom line to support you. When you enter into a sponsorship, you are more than just...

Changing it up

Jan/13/2015 in Focus Aid, General

I frequently get asked about bicycle and human geometry on the bike.  So many people feel that they can make large gains with respect to positioning and want to try something new but they just do not know what to change.  The age old mindset...

State of Long Distance Tri, Part III

Sep/23/2014 in Focus Aid, General

This will be a 3 Part blog: Part 1 will consist of Up to speed, Challenge is coming, Prize Purses, Battle of the Sexes Part 2 will consist of Where & When, Sponsors, Race Coverage, World Champs Part 3 will consist of Starky Says STARKY SAY'S Let’s be real, the...

Core Strengthening with ORCA

Aug/19/2014 in Focus Aid, General

In triathlon the most important part of your core is your back and here is where I will show you a few common well practiced exercises and take them to the next level. Here or are 3 excellent exercises to engage your back and...

How Easy is “Recovery”

Jun/24/2014 in Focus Aid, General

Everybody is different. Everybody's body reacts differently to the same workout. Everybody's body recovers at different rates. So how easy do I need to go to "recover?" There is the recovery that you can do while you are not training, sleep,...

TRAINING CAMP ANYBODY?

Jun/19/2014 in Focus Aid, General

Since 2004 Western North Carolina has been my #1 choice for training getaways.  I have been to Mallorca & Fuerteventura in Spain, a few hot spots in Australia, trained in hundreds of places coast to coast in the US and Mexico and none of them...

Wifes Corner Part 1

Mar/20/2014 in Focus Aid, General

I have been thinking about what to write for quite a while. I think the most significant thing that I have learned was the reality of being a professional triathlete and what it means to eat, sleep and fit in 3-4 workouts each day over...

Overlooked

Mar/06/2014 in Focus Aid, General

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7T8sTamN7f0[/youtube] Sometimes there are well done videos that get overlooked because of the rush of content that comes out around Kona....