November 20, 2022
Four Open Water Swim Skills for Triathletes
Unlike biking and running, skill is more important than fitness when it comes to swimming. Developing skills takes time, patience and determination. In endurance sports, economy […]
October 19, 2022
Gravel Worlds 2022 Race Recap
Gravel Worlds in Lincoln, Nebraska – August 20, 2022. Authored by Stuart Coaching athlete, Di Payne. 153 miles. 97% gravel and 3% paved. Yeah…I probably don’t […]
October 18, 2022
Season Wrap-up: a Lesson in Proper Recovery
With the IRONMAN World Championships in the rearview mirror, our busy 2022 racing season is finally over. I was thrilled to get my groove back with […]
October 8, 2022
Dirty Mitten: Dirftest Weekend Gravel Bike
I went into this race weekend with low expectations. My A race for the year (IM Michigan 70.3) was behind me, and it sadly wasn’t a […]
September 26, 2022
DirtFest Weekend: Dirty Mitten Triathlon
Day 2: The Dirty Mitten Triathlon was the day after the Dirty Mitten Gravel Bike Race, which also happened to be my birthday! And if you want […]
September 16, 2022
Copahue Extremo 2022
From opening ceremonies to snowshoe race mountain climbing, to awards and closing ceremonies, Snowshoe Worlds delivered. At packet pickup, I received my official race shirt, so bright […]
August 12, 2022
Inaugural Ironman Alaska 2022
This was my FOMO race and a second destination racecation of the year. I had signed up the week it was up for preorder thinking, when […]
May 19, 2022
Ironman St. George 2022
Long race report warning!!! I will not feel bad at all if no one reads this, it’s mostly for me to look back on and see […]
February 18, 2022
Ironman Maryland 2021
For everyone 2020 and 2021 have been some of the most challenging, destabilizing, and uncertain times in their entire lives. This is no exception for myself, […]
February 17, 2022
Endurance Athlete Meal Planning Made Easy
If you are committed to eating healthy, like we are here at the Stuart house, then cooking meals is a must. I’ll be the first to […]
January 1, 2022
Unhealthy Habits to Leave in the Past
There is no shortage of unhealthy habits, even for endurance athletes. I certainly have my fair share of habits that do not serve me well – […]
October 27, 2021
Focus: How to Keep Your Head in the Game
How many times have you heard a coach tell an athlete to focus? I can picture myself up to bat as a kid, and hearing those […]