Author Archives: Chris Janzen

London 2012 Olympic Triathlon Course Preview

Triathlon is shaping up to be one of the marquee events at this year’s Olympics in London. Not only is the strong field of women and men featuring home nation favourites – Helen Jenkins, Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee – but the course is one of the few venues that is widely open to the public.

With seven laps of the bike segment passing in front of Buckingham Palace, it is sure to create a buzz with the fans and media alike.

In this video, Chris Janzen of provides a preview of the Hyde Park course.

An 8 Day Challenge To Build Momentum In Your Training (Video 8 of 8)

Momentum is a powerful force. Sometimes it works in our favor and sometimes it works against us!

But rather than leaving it to chance, you can take specific steps to start building it immediately for more productive training and more effective days. In this video, Chris offers up an 8 Day Challenge to build that momentum and really get moving to make this a brilliant triathlon season for you.

Don’t just watch this video…take the challenge! :)

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Do You Have What It Takes To Achieve Your Best? (Video 7 of 8)

Even if you’re not an elite athlete, and even if you’re new to the sport, you can make it a great season if you have the right support team.

Finding the right resources is critical. You’ll learn a lot with the Rock Star community and coaches but you might be overlooking additional – and easy – elements to keep you on track with your training and racing goals.

In this video, Chris introduces a simple and intelligent way to identify what you have and what you need to have a remarkable season of triathlon. Watch here… Continue reading

How To Stay On Track With Your Big Goals (Video 6 of 8)

Over a long season of training, it can be hard at times to maintain your high levels of motivation or feel like you’re making good progress.

In this video, Chris guides you to setting mini goals on the path to your big ones. Getting rewarded along the way and stacking successes can give you an extra boost each and every month. Watch here… Continue reading

The Inner Roadblocks to Your Potential (Video 5 of 8)

To succeed at your highest level, you certainly need ambition and motivation.

But those alone are not enough.

Chris explains one thing that holds all of us back at times from achieving our best and guides you to identify your personal roadblocks, and chart a new route to staying on track, on target and inspired throughout your triathlon season.

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The Key to Achieving Big Goals (Video 4 of 8)

There is one ingredient to your 2012 triathlon plans that makes a tremendous difference in your chances of achieving your biggest goals and triathlon dreams.

In this video, Chris Janzen of explains how this element strengthens the two big factors for making your ‘impossible’ possible.

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Set Inspiring Goals for Your 2012 Season (Video 3 of 8)

How can you tell if you have the “right” goals for this season?

In this video, Chris guides you to the four features of great goals and gets you focused on your top priorities for 2012.

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Planning Your Best Season Ever (Video 2 of 8)

Before you dive in and sign up for the same races as last season, it’s very helpful to step back and look at the big picture.

What would you love to experience in triathlon? How big do you think? What do you believe is possible for you?

In this video of Step 2 for planning your season, Chris Janzen gets you to think outside your current box before deciding on what you want to experience this season.

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Can You Make 2012 Your Best Triathlon Season Ever? (Video 1 of 8)

Does does big ambition and strong motivation usually translate to success?

It certainly doesn’t all the time, and for some triathletes, it can be a confusing and frustrating experience to see your hard work not produce the complete results you want.

Great seasons don’t just happen. They are planned smartly and executed flawlessly. How can you increase your chances of making 2012 a remarkable year?

Follow this video series over the next 8 weeks as I break down how you can set up your season with more thought than you may have in the past. Here’s the first video to get you going: Continue reading

Sometimes the Little Things Make All the Difference

The scary outdoors of winter can kill motivation

It’s funny isn’t it?

In spite of all the admiration you receive for your dedication, discipline and commitment to training and racing in the summer, and despite your pride for living an active lifestyle, it can still be challenging to maintain day-to-day motivation in the winter.

It can also be confusing when you don’t feel like your normal self – on the inside you feel like you lack drive or you can’t find your mojo to get up and go.

So here are 12 excuse busters to nudge you, push you or inspire you to stay moving and stay motivated over the next few months.

Excuse: “It’s too hard to get out of bed on cold, dark mornings.
It’s true that temperature and light have direct impact on our body rhythms in the winter extremes. But there are simple things you an do so you don’t succumb to the situation. Continue reading