Are you using
someone else's training plan? One-size-fits-all training
programs - group training, book, magazine,
and web based programs - are fine to a point, but will
only get you
so far. Almost any consistent training will help.
However, is it really
the best for you? Does it take advantage of your
and weaknesses? Does it take into account the real time
stress factors in your life? Does it follow a smart
allows you to get better at a rate in tune with your own
minimizes the risk of injury?
that Fits Your Life
serious commitment. However, real, long term
requires a healthy balance in all areas of your
life: work, school,
I create training plans programs that
work with your life - time
constraints and stresses - to help you
maintain a healthy life balance.
from your Time.
from your Ability
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I design training programs that take advantage of your
individual strengths and weaknesses, and that work with
- a program can take you farther in much less time.
anyone looking to improve, train smarter, and train
more efficiently. It's athletes of all age, ability and
you are training for your first 5km, your 50th marathon,
want to get into better shape.
benefit from coaching?
- Running: Road & Trail. 5km to
- Multisport: Triathlon and Duathlon
- Adventure Racing andOther Endurance
fundamental truths of training.
However, no two individuals are alike. Thus, no two
should be the same.
essential to a successful coaching
relationship. Each person responds differently
to the stresses of
training. Feedback is essential so I can
custom fit your program to your body and lifestyle.
- Mutual trust
important. This enables free
flowing and open
- I try to adapt my communication
style to fit your personality. For
example, some people need
more of a cheerleader style, others want more of a
parent to keep them
"honest" to their training.
- I give you
the reason behind each
workout, and teach you how to better understand your
signals. I don't expect you to blindly follow each
question. The more you learn, the better the quality
of the feedback,
and the better you are able to modify your
training to sudden changes in your life.
This is a team effort. I am responsible for giving
you the workouts.
You are responsible for doing the training. Neither
one works without
the other, and the keys mentions above.
What does that really mean? It means that each person
inherent strengths and weaknesses, and respond to the
stresses of training differently. What works for Deena,
or Lance, or
your training partner, may not be the best for you.
I work with sound, scientific training principles (check
later for more information) to tailor
training programs to your individual strengths and
around your lifestyle. I create a program unique to you,
one that helps
you get the most out of your time and abilities. There
are no quick
fixes or magic pills. I emphasize
consistent, long term, injury free progress and fun.
Daily/weekly workouts. Regular feedback, phone or
time or periodic meetings where I give you advice
and answer questions on anything you want.
Typically, we review your
goals, current training and history, and life style,
then develop a
training outline and give you some training
fundamentals to manage your
own training. A session lasts about 60-75 minutes. I
don't punch a
clock, I want to make sure we have enough time to
get you going on your
own, with limits. This can be done in person or on
the phone. There's
an additional charge for traveling out of the area.
with an initial consultation. You make your own
schedule. Includes regular feedback sessions to help
you adjust your
training or answer other questions.
Training: I can design special programs for
small group of friends, or larger training groups.
Contact me for
rates and more