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   Personal Coaching

Are you looking for a more focused approach to your training? In addition to all the group workouts available to club members, Blue Mountain Endurance offers personal coaching options for single sport athletes (running, cycling, swimming, adventure racers, etc.) as well as multisport athletes looking to improve in all aspects of triathlon or duathlon racing.

 

           One-on-One Coaching

 

Coach Michael Gordon​ has raced all over North America with many of the top triathletes in the world. During his time racing professionally he studied the habits and methods of other coaches and athletes and learned what it really takes to create improvement for athletes of all abilities. He is well versed in studying cycling power files, heart rate analysis, building structured training plans on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis, strength training / flexibility, diet, mental preparation for racing, and of course, learning to rest!

 

A few stats about the coach:

Race Result highlights:

        *2nd Overall IM CdA, 2006

        *3rd Overall ITU Pan-American Long Course PRO Championships (2006)

        *2x top 15 Pro Finish @ Wildflower Half-IM

        *7x IM Finishers including IM Hawaii

        *Experienced racing all cycling disciplines (road, mountain bike, cyclocross).

Ironman PR: 9:05 (IM Canada, 2008)     

Half-Ironman PR: 4:02 (Troika Half IM, 2008), 1:17 run split off the bike.

 

Masters (40+) Run PR's:  2 mile- 9:46 (track);  5k 15:48 (road);  10k 32:28 (road) Beach to Beacon 10k 2019, Half Marathon- 1:11:59 (Maine Half Marathon, 2019) 

Masters (40+) Cross Country:

2018 AND 2019 USATF New England Region Cross Country Championships Masters, 8k (40+)  Franklin Park, Boston--- 1st Overall 

2019 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships, 10k (40+), Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania--- 5th Overall

 

**Coached athletes include Ironman athletes (Hawaii qualifiers), marathoners and ultra runners, ultra-distance mountain bike racers, road and cyclocross racers, collegiate cross country (Whitman College NCAA Div.III), and just about everything in between! 

 

If you're looking to take the next step in your fitness, contact Michael for more information. Monthly rates of $215/month for multisport, and $135/month for single sport athletes. 

 

**In addition to training plans with unlimited contact to the coach, athletes also can get access to great discounts from club sponsors! 

 

 

Questions? Send me a message for more infomation. Training plans can be crafted for any goal or budget, so just ask!  --> 

          Training Consultation
 
Do you feel like your training is in a rut and need some advice on your own training methods, guidelines on pace setting for your training, or perhaps just wanting to fine tune your plan heading into your next big event? 
 
Contact Coach Michael if you'd like to set up a time to meet about your training and figure out a plan for your season. Consulting fee of $45/hour.
 
Example: Setting training zones for bike (power and/or HR), run zones (pace and HR),
swim analysis (includes underwater video, drills). All services include sample workouts that might be included in training plan to see how to implement pacing or drills into schedule. Also, email follow ups and questions post consultation, are encouraged, free of charge.  
 
 
 

 

 

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           "Pick Your Race" Training Plans!!

 

Are you a "self-coached" athlete who need a bit more structure to their schedule, but not necessarily looking for the whole one-on-one coaching experience yet? 

If so, the "Pick Your Race" training plan could be a great option for you! 

 

Each plan includes a fully detailed daily training plan that is periodized and progresses through a series of "training phases" to make sure you reach race day feeling strong, healthy and rested to give your best effort. Each plan also includes elements such as strength/core routines for each phase of training, and detailed daily workouts including swim, bike, run, core, race rehearsal workouts and opportunities to include training races as part of the whole plan. 

 

Along with the training itself, your plan purchase includes several 30 minute consultation sessions to discuss training phases, get used to format of the workout and address questions or concerns. (Consulations are usually done at start of plan to determine training paces for swim/bike/run, again mid-way through plan, then again pre-race; can be combined with other athletes if there is a "training group" preparing for same race) Also, you'll have email access to the coach to make sure you're understanding workouts throughout the plan.

 

 

24-Week Intermediate Half Ironman Training Program (available now!!)    

    -24 week detailed training plan with swim, bike, run, strength and core workouts.

    -Detailed description of training terminology, drills, paces, etc.

    -PACE Testing for swim/bike/run, using pace, power, HR, etc.

    -3 x 30 minute consultations for help with training questions and adjustments.

    -Email access to coach to answer questions throughout the plan.

 

                                         24-week Half IM Training program - $255 

                                           (15% discount for Blue Mountain Endurance team members, contact Michael)

                                              

 

18-Week Marathon Training Plan (coming soon!)

   -Detailed 18 week marathon training program with periodized workouts throughout the plan.

   -PACE Testing to determine mile/km paces and Heart Rate to ensure proper training zones.

   -Detailed description of training terminology and core workouts to accompany running.

   -2 x 30 minute consultations throughout the plan for help with workouts and questions.

   -Email access to coach for questions throughout the plan. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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