Coach Mat Taking A Pause On This Blog

Coach Mat Taking A Pause On This Blog

As a coach (both for athletics and for life and personal development) I advocate for self and situational awareness, listening to one’s body and being and environment, and learning to interpret and respond in a health-promoting way. Things change, inside of us...
Thinking About Running (Nearly) Barefoot?

Thinking About Running (Nearly) Barefoot?

This interview with Irene Davis PhD on Peter Attia’s The Drive podcast caught my attention because it is a discussion about cushioned/minimalist running shoes, heel/forefoot strike and impact forces and injuries, transition to minimalist shoes and process for...
Are You Drinking Enough?

Are You Drinking Enough?

I am sure that title will draw some attention and provoke a few humorous comments! With the question of quantity comes the question of quality. What are you drinking? Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash The body is mostly water by volume and uses it for just about...
Introverts Love Swimming

Introverts Love Swimming

Does swimming attract a disproportionate number of introverts?  That is an interesting question for which I don’t have an answer.  Looking back on Mediterra’s activities and events over the years, I recall many seemingly-introverted participants who I...
Should You Take Up A Second Sport?

Should You Take Up A Second Sport?

Should you take up running (or some other activity) to supplement your swimming? I saw a discussion on a swim coach Facebook page asking what other coaches thought about making their age-group swimmers do some running as part of their conditioning for swimming. There...
Translate »

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

To receive the latest news and updates from Mediterra.

You have Successfully Subscribed!