Short-Course Athletes Will Dominate the Long-Course World

In a few years, ITU short-course athletes will dominate the long-course world.

Without acquiring valuable skills in short-course racing, the long-course pros coming from different backgrounds will rarely be able to hang or podium at a world championship event.

The same is true for coaches. There will be no long-course success at a World Championship level, by athlete or coach, without a strong short-course background.

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Wesley Johnson
Technology Overload

Triathlon as a sport can be very simple. But starting from a point that over complicates it can be a detriment to any athlete's development. For an athlete to have success, they need to keep it simple and focus on what they can control, what will make the difference in their success, and cut out whatever is causing training and racing to be a convoluted and arduous effort. 

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Patrick Casey
Lactate: The Misunderstood Performance Superhero

Whether we choose to believe it or not, messages that we read in advertising have a lot more to do with our rhetoric than we think. Terminology in the endurance world has a way of changing with research, trends, and the constant bombardment of social media. In this blog post, Coach Pat Casey discusses the science behind the phenomenon that is muscle acidity, Blood Lactate’s role in exercise, and pH buffering. The more we know about our own biochemistry, the better we can prepare ourselves for success in sport. 

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Patrick Casey
Off Season Gains Found at BAM's Indoor Cycling Program

We are excited to be welcoming the winter season by kicking off another BAM Indoor Cycling Program. Are you ready for the best winter training of your life? There is no better way to kick off the 2018 season than by taking advantage of our Indoor Cycling Program, so come find new limits with us this winter! You’ll be glad you did! 

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Wesley Johnson
The Ins and Outs of Flying with a Bike

One thing I’ve come to realize over the years of traveling with a bike: knowing the 'ins and outs' of flying with your bike pays off over time. I hope this helps those of you who are embarking on a bicycle adventure in a new, and far off land in the near future, and saves you some cash along the way!

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Patrick Casey