Week 0+1 Seafair Sprint Tri Training: Making Time for Priorities

I reached a point of terminal velocity with my schedule where I had somehow managed to wriggle out of all physical activity. (How did it ever come to that?!) Obviously my schedule had run amok and it was time to whip it back into shape. A 40-50-60-70-80 hour work week be damned -- if I … Continue reading Week 0+1 Seafair Sprint Tri Training: Making Time for Priorities

It All Works Out In My Favor

So with this broken leg still a'healing, and my free time at an absolute black market premium nowadays, I've considerably scaled back my Ironman goals this year. There is simply not enough time to get in the requisite base training at this point for me to comfortably tackle a full 140.6 event by year's end. … Continue reading It All Works Out In My Favor

Choose Your Thoughts and Choose to Believe Them

Before you start reading a post like this, you have to cue the music. (Here's the link.) Don't forget to turn up the speakers. I'll wait. Every once in awhile, I'm reminded that life will throw you the proverbial shit sandwich. It will also throw these aforementioned shit sandwiches in spades when given the opportunity. … Continue reading Choose Your Thoughts and Choose to Believe Them

Triathlon Is Not A Solitary Sport: Here’s 70.3 Miles of Dedications

On the cusp of my first half Ironman race, I thought I'd take the time to do something I've been thinking about since my first marathon...I wanted to dedicate each mile of my race to someone important to me. Triathlon is definitely not a solitary sport. Sure, you train alone, but it's really the journey … Continue reading Triathlon Is Not A Solitary Sport: Here’s 70.3 Miles of Dedications

An Extended Season Retrospective: Remember Why You Started

So if you've been following my training lately, you'll probably notice that I've logged significantly less time swimming, biking, running. After about 11 months of intense training (as well as the ebbs and flows that come with it), and all the stressors that come with life in general, I think my body finally gave in. … Continue reading An Extended Season Retrospective: Remember Why You Started

Week 8 HITS 140.6 Palm Springs Training: Action Always Beats Intention

What a week, folks. I've been thoroughly stressed out about things non-training related (for once!) and I'm so glad to have a community of people who I can rely on when things get really tough for me. Thank you. You know who you are. It was actually a bit light on the training side during … Continue reading Week 8 HITS 140.6 Palm Springs Training: Action Always Beats Intention