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Sep 18, 2019

The most common mistake of amateur athletes is to take too much of an unstructured break between the last race of the season and then ramping back into specific work. The other is to stubbornly train on with the same vigor, fearful of losing fitness.

So how do we balance both rest and progression within a phase of...


Sep 11, 2019

Evolve or Die. A Favorite Purple Patch quote. The concept is anchored in the resistance of falling into a fixed mindset and it is a relentless curiosity to seek ways to improve.

Change is never easy. No matter our situation, the easiest path is to fall into familiar, but to thrive, we must be equipped to change, willing...


Aug 21, 2019

Great performances are not mystical. They arrive out of doing basic things repeatedly right. 

Matt reveals strategies to set you up for success under the lens of proper preparation, a championship mindset, and calm execution.

There are no gifts or guarantees, but failure to reach an outcome goal doesn’t mean you are a...


Aug 7, 2019

Malindi Elmore is the queen of evolution.

Growing up in Canada, she knew early on that running was her passion. This, after all, was a girl who was more excited about winning the 100-meter dash than the spelling bee in school.

She was raised as a multi-sport athlete who participated in soccer, field hockey, skiing,...


Jul 31, 2019

This is a replay of Episode 55 - an interview with Purple Patch Pro, Chelsea Sodaro. After months of rehabbing an injury, Chelsea won IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Rosa with a blistering 1:16 Half Marathon split.

Congratulations, Chelsea!

Chelsea Sodaro was born to be an athlete. Both parents competed in triathlon and Chelsea also...