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June 25, 2019
After a recent physical exam, my MD asked me the standard mental health questions. Are you sad? Is it disrupting your life? I remember saying yes to every question. She paused and pointed out that there are medications that could be ...more
April 9, 2019
I love to race. It is the crucible that brings me joy and pain. I discovered it again this weekend when I chose to run the Circular Logic six hour timed ultra. Why an ultra now? I have had a solid running block since last fall. You ...more
March 28, 2019
Niggles. The name sounds dirty (at least in my corrupted mind) and reminds me of fight club. The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. The only corollary for niggles is that you may mention it but without ...more
March 25, 2019
I played team sports in high school and college. When I found triathlon, I began as an individual athlete. My true joy in the sport happened when I found a group of individuals that shared my passion for the sport. Although the ...more
March 13, 2019
I have been triing for 10+ years. I love competing at the top of every level including ITU, Ironman, USA Triathlon etc. I started this sport to check off a bucket list item to defy my 40’s and the extra weight of middle age. Now it ...more
March 4, 2019
Living the Dream!
Grit happens. And sometimes in the most surprising places. Our Marilyn Chychota Coaching triathlon camps are an opportunity to find out who you are. And who you are not.
Are you an athlete that embraces climbing ...more
September 25, 2018
I have run (every pun intended) with lots of injured athletes. Most athletes with tendon injuries do the standard protocols. Many of them haven't heard about the research and benefits of using gelatin for tendon injury and health. ...more
May 1, 2018
When Ironman Texas is too dangerous for on course officials, it is too dangerous for participants. It was a bad decision to send 2500+ cyclists on a fast congested 40 mile looped course without officials (62.5 cyclists per mile). I believe ...more
April 24, 2018
I started tapering for Ironman Texas on Saturday. Taper is defined as having too much time to think and fuck up your race. Which got me thinking about why I have had success in triathlon.
Genetics. Mine are middling at best but ...more
March 27, 2018
Understatement: I am goal driven. Almost to a fault. I approach every workout as a test. Can I meet my goal? How much will it hurt? Have I set myself up for success?
In the early days of the sport, I met every benchmark. I ...more