ArchiveOctober 2013

Day 25.


Day 25 of Whole30. Part of me wonders how the heck I have done it. I have a major sweet tooth. I grew up on bagels. But I have not had any grains, sugar, or dairy in 25 days. Again half of me wonders how… and the other half of me says…. because you chose it. Many things have changed in the past 25 days. I can categorize them into things I have, and things I haven’t. Let’s...

Swim tips


The past few Sundays I have been doing some 1-1 swim coaching. On deck… with triathletes who want to improve their swimming. It’s been awesome. We meet right on deck. Then I have the swimmer swim 500 yards (or 5 X 100, 2 X 250… whatever they are comfortable with). During that time… I observe. I take notes. I record above and below the water. I need that much time at a...

Patience and progress


3 weeks through Whole30 and I feel amazing. I realize I keep saying that. I almost feel like I am selling something (vegetables anyone?) but I really feel amazing. It’s interesting what happens when you clean out your diet (and I hate to use that word). The most common question I am asked is this: “How do you get started?” I have the easiest answer: you just start. Flip the...



I don’t make decisions lightly, and I don’t make them alone. Big decisions like this are ones I take a long time to decide. I do things for the reasons that align with who I am, and I make sure that when transitions are made, they are done right. This one was a hard one to decide. I have decided to leave QT2 Systems…. where I have been a coach since 2010 and an athlete since...

Mary Eggers

Mary Eggers. Mom and wife. 20 Years Racing Triathlon, 9 time Ironman finisher, 3 time Kona qualifier. Co-founder of Valor Triathlon Project. USAT Triathlon Coach and guiding RN students in academia. Cancer crusader. Rocking the mic at Score This! events! Currently based out of Rochester, NY.

Mary currently coaches athletes of all levels, abilities and experience from beginner to professional. Please see the "coaching" page or email for more information!

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