Why Every Adult Should Play a Sport

From the cradle to the grave, life is all about competition. As much as we try to smooth it over, to sugar coat things, and to promote the values of teamwork, competition is part of our genes. For those of us who grew up in generation x or y, thus mostly insulated from survival urgency, […]

Energy Lab Weekend Report: May 20 – 21st

What an amazing day in Chattanooga. I was so proud of all of our athletes who absolutely rocked it out there! Not only was I impressed with everyone’s performances, I was also super impressed with everyone’s attitudes. I am very thankful for the amazing community and family we have here. Link over to the full […]

Race Report Catchup, Part 2: John Tanner and Tri the Mountains

Well I guess if I’m going to move to a Chattanooga 70.3 race report I need to cover John Tanner Sprint and Tri the Mountains first. More results on the Energy Lab Weekend Report! John Tanner was a super fun day. We had tons of ATC and EL athletes racing. In fact, it seemed as […]

Energy Lab Weekend Report: May 6 – 14

By Bethany Rutledge Energy Lab coaches and athlete enjoyed great weather and some speedy racing at Tri The Mountains – Triathlon Club, Blue Ridge, GA this weekend. – #teampodium‘s Alan Schwartzwald PR’d at Tri the Mountains by nearly 8′ with a bike split 5′ faster than last year! – #teampodium’s Sarah McLean PR’d by 7′ […]

Energy Lab Athlete Profile: Andy Smith

By Bethany Rutledge Andy Smith has been an Energy Lab coached athlete since November, 2014 and has progressed from an ~8 hour 70.3 finisher to a 5 hour finisher. He has seen very steady progress over the years which can be attributed to “mixing the ingredients of passion, drive, and competitiveness.” Several of the factors […]

Energy Lab Weekend Report: April 29 – 30th

By Bethany Rutledge We had some outstanding racing this weekend! For many it was the first big multisport race of the year! Xterra Fort Yargo After two races in the past two weekends, Mark Smith still was able to best his time by nearly 5′ from last year @ Xterra Fort Yargo Triathlon! Nice work! […]