Open Water Swims 2021

A lot of people have asked me about swimming at the lake this year. I have always generously shared my place with the triathlon community. Please understand that I am sharing this with you and read the rules below so that we do not upset the neighbors as this is a private lake. Keep in mind that this will be …

Getting the most from your Garmin or smart device.

One of the biggest advancements for triathletes, runners, and cyclists over the past 5 years has been the quantum leap forward with electronics. It used to be that you had a huge, chunky watch weighing down your wrist, and all it really gave you was your distance, time, and pace (which at the time felt like a big step forward …

EMPOWER Triathlon Camp

Camp EMPOWER held in Tryon, NC from May 29th though May 31st promises to make you stronger mentally and physically. This camp is brought to you by 4 powerhouse coaches who are all known for their ability to connect with athletes and bring out the best in them. The secret is that being the best isn’t just about hard workouts, it is …

Rules for riding in a group!

From the Coastal Cyclist web page. Even if you think you know the rules take a moment to read over this. PACELINE RULES FOR CLUB RIDING Wear a helmet.   *    This is so obvious I left it out the first time. Without one, a simple low speed fall could permanently change your life. Obey all traffic laws and signs, …

Strength Training for Triathletes; Build Resiliency, Boost Performance

OCTOBER 24th at 7PM – led by physical therapist Scott Kaylor. This is the season we all need to learn to be comfortable with strength training and by that I mean, DON’T BE AFRAID to learn proper lifting technique so you can get stronger! Discussion on benefits of strength training for triathletes and periodizationParticipate in movement assessments with exercise strategies …

Podcast

I had the pleasure of doing my second podcast with Greg Roedersheimer. This is about getting into triathlon and perfect for anyone considering the sport. I feel like we covered all the important parts! *The podcast is also available through Apple, GooglePlay, Spotify and Stitcher. https://suburbanfolk.podbean.com/mf/play/mgdsdt/Episode_005_-_Triathlon_Training_Basics.mp3 

Greenville Tri Club Beginners Group

Last night was our final group meeting for the Greenville Triathlon Club Beginners Group. We had 9 dedicated athletes who showed up, engaged, learned and supported each other through the process. Even more than all the learning together we created meaningful relationships with like minded people IN PERSON which seems to be a rare thing these days. I really enjoyed …

Racing in the Rain

Here are my favorite tips for racing in the rain: 1. Bring some TRASH BAGS with you to put your transition stuff into. I recommend putting everything IN the bag but organized the way you normally would on the ground. This way at least your bike and run shoes are dry when you start. These bags also come in handy …

Open Water Swims 2019

A lot of people have approached me about swimming at the lake this year. I have always generously shared my place with the triathlon community. Please understand that I am sharing this with you and read the rules below so that we do not upset the neighbors as this is a private lake. My place at the lake is ONLY …

Group Riding Upstate SC

Group Ride Etiquette for triathletes! *If you are planning to join in on group rides you MUST follow the rules of each ride. If you have never gone with a group before you need to start with a beginner group and LEARN first. Also, these are all FREEWHEELERS RIDES so if you are not a member (which I highly recommend) …