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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:00am

Matt Dixon and Paul Buick are coaching another mini camp in the bay area. This 3 day clinic will focus on Education and Skills development to provide you with the tools you need  to be a more effective  and smarter triathlete. Click the title to learn more now.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 1:15pm

At purplepatch, we like to keep a ‘long lens’ on athlete development and encourage our athletes to keep the bigger picture in mind.   See how we can help.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:13am

The Well Built Triathlete” Matt Dixon’s upcoming book, is finally hitting the shelves in late April and already available for pre-order on to change, new cover features one of the purplepatch’s pro’s) In alignment with the purplepatch philosophy, Matt’s book speaks to the individual and will assist its readers in determining their own best ways to train, use their time, improve and reach new levels of athletic performance.  It’s a must read!

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 4:30pm

We had a lone professional racing this weekend, with Meredith Kessler hitting the races again following her win at Ironman New Zealand less than a month prior, but we had a large contingent of amateurs racing, and it proved to be a wonderful and successful weekend of racing.

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 8:42am

purplepatch fitness - Virtual Training Squad (VTS) athlete profile: Lisa B.


This amazing grandma of two walked through purplepatch’s doors, inspired, eager as well as over trained, and more than a little tired. Today she is a whole new woman.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 9:30am

I hope that many of you enjoyed the nice 1-2 finish of the purplepatch pros at the 30th edition of Ironman New Zealand yesterday.  Congratulations to Meredith Kessler for the win and the course record, and a fine performance for Gina Crawford, who was hot on her heels.  


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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 7:38am

Only doing a single race this season? Check out our Race Build programs (including special programs for our flagship races.)

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 1:09pm

purplepatch selected as official coach for IRONMAN Executive Challenge.  Training for a specific event? We're launching additional special event programs will ensure that you arrive to your key event prepared, both physically as well as emotionally.  Read on!

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 11:13am

Give the gift of performance!  Last minute gift ideas from purplepatch

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Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 4:45pm

As a company, we tend to do a fair amount of talking about our professional and elite athletes, and rightly so as we are very proud of their efforts and results.  This isn't a piece about championships, podiums or qualifying, yet it is about a champion none the less.


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Monday, September 23, 2013 - 7:59pm

I just walked in the door following a whirlwind race that was Lake Tahoe.

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Monday, September 23, 2013 - 9:00am

A quick update on the 2014 season for Virutal Training Squad.

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Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 2:56pm

Matt will be free to meet Saturday, Septemeber 7th from 3.00 - 4.30 pm

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 9:42am

Welcome to the fourth and final post in our series on Development. This lady is a true example of someone who has pulled herself up by the bootstraps, works tirelessly and is a great example of a professional in everything that she does.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 1:55pm

One thing that did spring out was that this course is going to provide plenty of challenge for the Ironman racers in September.


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