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Another conversation with Rich Roll as we prepare for Ötillö

Preparing for the upcoming Ötillö Swimrun World Championships, my race partner and Ultraman Rich Roll and I did some training up in Lake Tahoe. Afterwards, we sat down and had a state-of-the-union on our race preparation. Specific subjects discussed include: the impact of altitude training & training camps the benefits of accountability partners the primacy of patience […]

Tahoe Training Camp Recap

First of all – THANK YOU for joining the AIMP Tahoe Training camp – in its 14th edition!  While the camp has changed over the years (from free – to fee – back to free) the format has stayed the same for 1.5 decades!!  That said, the faces have changed, I’ve gotten older – but […]

2014 Rocky Raccoon Race Report

“…in this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest” Henry Miller I’ve never done a 100 miler…I tried once – but I went about my training wrong. I pushed too hard, racked up the miles […]

Coach’s Word Mindfulness – 01.31.14

Hi all. I know it has been a while, but nothing like a plane flight to get some uninterrupted writing time. Mindfulness: the skill of racing and training right here, right now. In my prep for this upcoming 100 mile run, I have been listening to a lot of audiobooks, podcasts and the occasional music […]

AIMP Summer Workouts

Hi all – Just an FYI that going forward, into the summer – I will be organizing a Thursday ride in Marin for those of you with the flexibility and schedule to join. Usually 3-4 hrs, but can occasionally kick up to 5 hrs. I am also working on an afternoon run on TUESDAYS, trail, […]

T1 and Where We Are Going

Coach Commentary 3.18.2008 AIMP™ – Advanced Ironman Program T1 and where we are going: Many of you are retesting these next few weeks. I wanted to clarify a few things for all of you as you get the results from re-tests, whether you are new to my coaching or have been with me for a […]