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USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships, 70.3 World Championships, Mont Tremblant, Canada, Rev3 Ohio, Hypnosis Aravaipa 75K Night Ultra-Run, Barn Burner 104 MTB race, Nation’s Triathlon, Washington, D.C.

Wow, what a weekend of racing! Our athletes competed in ultra-runs, the 70.3 World Champs, USA Cycling Masters Road National Champs, Rev 3 Ohio 140.6 and 70.3 races, Olympic races and MTB events. Special congratulations to our new national champion, … Continue reading

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20 Calming Techniques for Open Water Swimming

We would probably trade our first born for an open water swim that looked like this. Some swimmers actually get to experience conditions these, the ones leading the race, like an Andy Potts or a Lars Jorgenson, once they’ve broken … Continue reading

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The Recovery Phase of the Swim Stroke is Exactly That

It’s easy to get bogged down in the technicalities associated with executing a proper swim stroke recovery and forget the guiding principle behind it. And that is . . . wait for it . . . to recover. From the … Continue reading

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Vegas Sunrise Tri, Barking Dog Duathlon, CO, South Mountain Bike Time Trial

News from all over this weekend! In Las Vegas, Cortney Ellish raced the Vegas Sunrise Tri at the Olympic distance and Jeremiah Herrman raced the Sprint. Cortney took an impressive 2nd overall female with a time of 2:45 on the hot, windy and hilly course. Jeremiah … Continue reading

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2-count vs 3-count breathing

“Do I need to swim with 3-count, or bilateral, breathing?” No. I’m surprised how many swimmers believe they MUST take three strokes between breaths. It’s just not true. A 2-count breathing pattern is perfectly acceptable. 2-count breathing means taking two … Continue reading

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JCC Sprint Tri, Cave Creek Trail Run 12K, RAGNAR, Valley of the Sun time trial 25K

Great weekend for racing! Congratulations to Laura Miles who placed 1st overall female at the JCC Sprint Tri. Laura is racing the Boston marathon in April. We also had athletes racing the Valley of the Sun Stage race, RAGNAR relay, … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Anniversary, Camelback Coaching!

Happy 10th Anniversary, Camelback Coaching! Wow. Ten years ago today, Bill and I started Camelback Coaching. We’ve enjoyed steady growth over that time—2013 was our busiest year yet—relying almost exclusively on word-of-mouth referrals. So we thank every one of you, … Continue reading

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