ArchiveApril 2014

On the range

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I have absolutely no idea what I am doing as a mother. There was no instruction book, there was no protocol. There is not even a true diagnosis when we got to the age we realized that we had a round peg that people were trying to put into a square hole. I have navigated sensory issues, autism spectrum disorder kind of a thing, special education, open heart surgery, broken legs, meltdowns that...

My art of coaching

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In 2004 I began my career as a triathlon coach and through the past ten years…. I have learned more than a PhD program could have ever taught me. Coaching is both an art and a science. In truth I find the science part the easier part. Protocols, heart rate, power zones are relatively concrete. Once you determine the type of athlete you are working with (aerobic, anaerobic by nature...

Resources

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I am so happy to be home! I came home on Monday night…. late… and was greeted with these beauties: I am back to a full week of training, and happy to be. I have paused running until Saturday. Things are healing up quite nicely however and I expect to be back to 100% by Sunday! A few good resources I wanted to pass along today: Two Grand: This app for your phone allows you the ability...

Texas 70.3 Race Report

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This is my third time racing Texas 70.3, and I plan on it again in 2015. I love this race. I chose it because I love Texas, it’s an easy race to transition from the trainer for, the navigation from airport to hotel to race is crazy easy, plenty of race day parking, the price is right….. and I have the greatest friends in the world. Race morning began with us sleeping as long as we...

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 valortri@gmail.com for more information!

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