So on a whim I decided to try a swim/bike/run routine this morning. At first I thought that I'd only for a nice long swim, but figured that now was a good of time as any to take an assessment of where I'm at, physically, for the triathlon in November. Let's just say I've got … Continue reading Getting Back Into The Swim/Bike/Run Routine
One last post before I hit the road... Hope you are all having (or will have later tonight) a wonderful New Years! This year I accomplished a lot. Starting with a small, short personal challenge to run for 21 days, it has blossomed into a newfound passion that has bled into every aspect of my … Continue reading See Ya, 2011!
I've decided in the short amount of time that I've been working out that there are two iPhone apps that I could not live without. One I've been using for almost a year now...the other, I've been using for just a few days. What's great is that I think they really complement each other. [imagebrowser … Continue reading Fitness Friday: RunKeeper + GainFitness 1-2 Punch!
I'm a firm believer that you have to want change in your life in order to achieve it. If you're training for a new job or a marathon, you have to want to do it enough. Otherwise, you'll never go through with it. Let's take an example of Ben. He was overweight (like I was). He … Continue reading Motivation Monday: If You Want It, Get It
Good luck to all of the competitors out there in Kona today! "The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered, but to have fought well." -Baron de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympic Games I know that one day I will have … Continue reading 2011 Ironman World Championship is Here
Getting started with a running program can be challenging, especially for people who is strapped for time. However, something you have to realize is that everyone has a busy life, a demanding family, and lots of time commitments. However, what separates runners from non-runners is that a runner makes the time for them. Health and fitness … Continue reading Fitness Friday: Someone Busier Than You Is Running Right Now
At this weekend's Zappos Rock n Roll Marathon weekend, they hosted a few other events...including their very own Stiletto Dash! The Stiletto Dash was a 50-yard race in (a minimum of) 3 inch heels on a fancy red carpet. Dashers sprinted through The Palazzo's Casino and raised money for charity while racing for a … Continue reading Who Dares to Brave the Stiletto Dash?
What a race! First of all, congratulations to everyone who finished the race. It was definitely a fun yet challenging course, based on all of the feedback I've sifted through online. All in all I think the race was a success -- with 44,000 runners on the Vegas Strip at night, there was bound to … Continue reading Race Recap: 2011 Zappos Rock n Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon