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ECo had 2 first-time Ironman finishers crowned in...

11.18.14

Matt placed 3rd place overall in the River Roux 1/2...

11.16.14

Ann Halenkamp continues to dominate! She set a 70.3...

11.9.14

Congratulations to Aleta Jokisch who set a PR of 1:...

11.3.14

If you are interested in taking your athletic performance to the next level - whether that next level is beginning a training program for the first time, improving your personal best time, winning your age group, or turning professional - you came to the right place.

Joe Company, PhD is an experienced coach and experienced athlete.  He applies sports science as well as his personal experiences as a coach and athlete to customize training programs for all abilities of athletes.  Joe's mission is make your training and racing experience as rewarding as possible. The goal is to help you become a healthy, successful, complete athlete by providing a training plan that helps you reach your goals while maintaining balance in your life.

In addition to custom training plans, Joe offer laboratory bike and run VO2max and lactate testing as well as 'field testing' for bike power. These tests allow unparalleled optimization of your training plan.

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How to optimize muscle growth

Maintaining lean muscle mass is critical to healthy aging and maintaining your independence as you age. Here is a follow-up to our post on dietary protein in 'healthy aging'. These tips come from trainer Nick Tiller and focus on how to maximize muscle growth:

Dietary Protein for Active Aging

As much as we focus on optimizing performance in all of our training programs, we are also focused on creating habits to enhance 'healthy aging'. This article nicely outlines the benefits of protein in an active older adults. Some take-home messages include:

Katie Diehl on Ironman.com

ECo athlete athlete Katie Diehl is going for Ironman #14 this year at Kona. She has been with ECo since September, 2013. Ironman.com featured Katie on their website as one of the Ironman Legacy athletes. Enjoy!

12 week Roots n Blues ½ marathon and 10k training program.

Join us for a fun, challenging 12-week training program specific to the Roots n Blues ½ marathon and 10k races.  Our goal is to get you to the starting line healthy, fit, and ready to have a great race!  The training program is free with your Roots n Blues race entry and is suitable for all ability levels from beginner to advanced runners. 

Free Speed?!?

When I began running longer distances, I learned that elite distance runners had a cadence of 90-95 foot-strikes/minute.  Since I came from a sprinting background, leg turnover wasn't an issue, but it was a challenge for me to keep my cadence at ~90 for longer runs.  It took practice, but I after a while, I was able to adapt ~90 strides per minute as a comfortable, relaxing running cadence.  But, at certain times of the year, I tried to bump that number up a little bit. 

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