Startline Coaching

2 weeks before off season training starts – act now!

2 weeks left before the off season run & bike programs start. Coached, weekly group training sessions (in Prospect Park for runners and on Zwift for cyclists) build camaraderie, accountability, and learning. All programs offer structured workouts via… Read More

Have a spring marathon in mind? Train with us….

It’s marathon season in NY. In three weeks, marathoners across the world will toe the line in Staten Island to race the NYC marathon. Inspired to try a marathon yourself by watching others prepare? Spring marathons are a… Read More

2022 Off-Season Run and Bike Programs Open for Registration!

The shortening days and dropping temperatures of fall and winter (did we mention rain and snow?) can make working out on our own a challenge. More importantly, we often do not know how to structure our off-season for… Read More

Winter Group Training starts NOW! Yes this week!

Register now for winter group training. Multiple options to choose from: Prepare for early season (June/July) triathlons Prepare for a half marathon Build power on the bike Join Startline Coaching to build a strong endurance foundation that will… Read More

Crush your goals in 2022!

Spring and summer 2022 races are open for registration. The off season is behind us and it is time to get ready to race!  Join Startline Coaching to build a strong endurance foundation to carry you into your… Read More

Off-season training starts NOW! Yes this weekend!

Register now for a great season of challenges, fitness, and camaraderie.¬†Don’t miss out! Run Training: Group runs kick-off this Saturday, October 23 at 8:00 am in Prospect Park. Bike Training: The first¬†group Zwift bike workout is this coming Tuesday morning,… Read More

Off-Season Run and Bike Programs Open for Registration!

The shortening days and dropping temperatures of fall and winter (did we mention rain and snow?) can make working out on our own a challenge. More importantly, we often do not know how to structure our off-season for… Read More

Breath technique on the run – what works best?

I am often asked by athletes about breathing technique for running. I’d like to address this with a three part answer: Principally breathe in and out through your mouth. During exercise, we are most concerned with Oxygen delivery… Read More

Oh no! Not the dreaded run time trial!

Few things strike fear into the hearts of athletes than the dreaded run time trail that a coach has placed onto athletes training calendar. There is no question that these efforts are really very tough. They are also… Read More

Run in packs!

This weekend’s NYC Marathon was quite windy and blustery. The impact of the wind is easy to under estimate. Studies have shown that the energy cost differential of running outside (even on a still day) vs. indoors on… Read More

A beautiful day for a run!

Such a fun day for the first group training session. Weather was cool, sun was out. The key focus early in training is to strengthen connective tissue, build muscle, and do some aerobic conditioning. The aerobic system can… Read More

Go out unexpectedly slow!

I had the pleasure of meeting & listening to the legendary running coach Dr. Jack Daniels PhD at the #BrooklynRunCo this morning. It was particularly fitting on the eve of the #NYCMarathon. As endurance athletes, we must meter… Read More

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