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 […]
September 23, 2021
Can Gratitude Make you a Better Athlete?
I recently participated in a course on happiness. The instructor drilled into the idea that living life with a sense of kindness, compassion and gratitude can […]
July 23, 2021
Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2021
I had a day on Sunday- so tough mentally and physically. Racing Ironman Coeur dAlene in 100 degrees with 139.6 (my estimate) of the miles in […]
July 20, 2021
Wilderman 2020 Race Report
This race report is authored by Stuart Coaching athlete, Erika Kuhnle, who completed the Wilderman Offroad Triathlon on July 17, 2021 in Walhalla, North Dakota.  Arrived […]
February 18, 2021
Surviving Winter Workouts: 3 Tips to Bring Fun to the Cold
Cold. Windy. Wet. Dark. Slippery. Winter here in Michigan can certainly present challenges for our outdoor workouts. Suck it up because it doesn’t have to be […]
June 15, 2019
8 Tips to Nail the Bike in your First Triathlon
Most of us mastered keeping balance on a two wheeled man-powered vehicle as a child. However, the skills required for a leisure ride do not necessarily […]
June 8, 2019
Build Mental Toughness with Visualization
After months of preparation and training, WZZM-13 crewmembers Shanna and Laura, will take on their first tri at the Grand Rapids Triathlon!  I’ve been coaching them […]
February 2, 2019
Intro to Triathlon
When you think of a triathlete, what comes to mind? You may envision a lean, hard-core, spandex-clad athlete tucked in the aero position of their $12,000 […]
January 11, 2019
Don’t let the cold keep you from exercising outdoors
The realities of winter in Michigan can be summed up in 2 words; dark and cold. The holidays provide a great distraction, but then January hits […]
March 10, 2017
Favorite Self Myofascial Release Tools
Let me start by saying that I find fascia fascinating (say that 10 times fast). I probably find it more fascinating than most people. Wondering what […]