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About TriCoachDara

I have been a multi-sport coach since 2001 and during that time I have trained hundreds of athletes for whom triathlon, running, biking, fitness and health must fit into very busy lives. My clientele includes lawyers, doctors, full time mothers, office workers, school teachers, nurses, and entrepreneurs – and every one of them has a jam packed schedule. My goal is to help each athlete strike a balance between training to their maximum potential and balancing the various other aspects of their lives, as well as to provide all the information they need to perform at their best and stay healthy and injury free.

Rotator cuff injury and recovery

https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/a-firsthand-account-of-rotator-cuff-injury-and-prevention/ Advertisements

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Coach and Athlete must pay attention to how you are feeling. From Coach Greg McMillan

THE STUBBORN RUNNER (AND COACH) REVELATION McMillanRunning.com Two conversations. Two reminders that driven athletes can be their own worst enemies. (And sometimes us coaches aren’t helping that either.) In both cases, the runners were driven to succeed but were, in … Continue reading

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Mental toughness

https://www.wattieink.com/blogs/blog/demonstration-of-competence-risk-taking-and-suffering?utm_source=Wattie+Ink.+News&utm_campaign=1afe57918e-RiskTaking&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_eb1f36e29d-1afe57918e-515292765&mc_cid=1afe57918e&mc_eid=fdb5ee4fe9

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Foundations of injury free training.

https://www.runnersworld.com/training/a22616975/run-stronger-and-faster-from-elite-brooks-coach-danny-mackey/ and https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/follow-these-6-rules-to-avoid-injury/?utm_campaign=Follow_these_6_Rules_to_Avoid_Injury&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=SocialToaster

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An interesting way to measure rest and readiness to train and race…

https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/pulse-oximeter-altitude-training/

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Race review

The 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself After a Bad Race JUNE 5, 2018  BY ANDREW SIMMONS Sooner or later, it’s bound to happen: you’ll have a bad race or a DNF. You’ll get to the finish line area and feel overwhelmed—disappointed, … Continue reading

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Running mechanics matter

Could running mechanics be the key to long-term success? TrainingPeaks.com Posted: 26 Jul 2018 01:34 PM PDT In order to run well, we need to train well, but we also need to move well. Endurance athletes need to be able … Continue reading

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