Matt Fitzgerald is a runner, triathlete, coach, sports nutritionist and author who has written and contributed on 30 books and guides and is an expert communicator on complex ideas in the endurance world to combine training, nutrition and the mentalgame.
His best-known titles include Racing Weight, Brain Training for Runners, and Triathlete Magazine’s Essential Week-by-Week Training Guide.
In addition to his own books he has had stints writing for Triathlete, AthletesVillage.com, Active.com, and Competitor Group. Matt’s byline has appeared in a long list of national publications including Bicycling, Maxim, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Outside, Shape, Stuff, and Women’s Health.
Most recently, Matt created the Coaches of Color Initiative, an apprenticeship program that aims to improve diversity in endurance sports, and Dream Run Camp, with an awesome tag line of Where dreamers come to run and runners live the dream.
Matt Fitzgerald been a runner since the age of 11 when he ran the last mile of the Boston Marathon with his dad. He was already a writer and by the age of 9 was writing as a comedic poet.
Matt is a New Hampshire native and now makes his home in Flagstaff, AZ with his wife Nataki and intends to keep racing until he no longer can.
You can find all of his books, articles, and initiatives at mattfizgerald.org.