Matt Dixon discusses the recent program launches, the underpinning concepts of the programs, and touches on the purplepatch view of an athlete's pe
Date: Friday, October 5, 2012
It was late 2007, and I had just completed another grueling 90-minute power-based trainer session with my team of 20 athletes. Standing outside the studio was a smiling, unassuming Meredith Kessler waiting to capture a few words with me. Meredith’s simple request was that I “make her good.” Under her gentle exterior was a world-class athlete wanting to be born. This is my interpretation of her journey, and some of the lessons that any triathlete can draw from her experience.
Many of us plan those weekly hours where we nail ourselves in the name of triathlon, but it’s rare that we properly plan our recovery.
Every athlete knows recovery is essential, but Ryan Hall seems to be living it. At the Boston and Chicago marathons in 2011, as well as the Jan.
Check out this February's Men's Journal article featuring Matt Dixon coaching the author on his 6 week challenge to improve his hill biking.
This tends to be the time of year that we face many training challenges and, beyond the short days and inclement weather that can be bothersome, a