Triathlon

Adjust your focus

When life gets blurry adjust your focus. It’s been almost a year since my last IRONMAN. I took this year to focus on shorter distances and faster paces in hopes to ward off nagging injuries. I cut my training in half and managed to curb those injuries through a strength program. Yet other things popped… Continue reading Adjust your focus

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Triathlon

Quality characteristics

Here are some characteristics often used to describe an athlete: Drive. Discipline. Competitiveness. Self-confidence. Focus. Commitment. Raw talent. One characteristic I've found myself in need of as an athlete is vulnerability.   I started back in the pool this week working with my coach.  Swimming is a finely tuned sport that if you don't use… Continue reading Quality characteristics

Bicycling, Boston marathon, Coffee Outside, Half ironman, HIking, ironman, Mountain biking, november project, Outdoors, Running, Trail Running, Triathlon

525,600 minutes

525,600 Minutes - How do you measure a year in the life?

Bicycling, ironman, Triathlon, Uncategorized

Race report

The anticipated race report from the Lifetime Tempe Tri this weekend! The morning started out with nerves. It had been since June 11th that I had last raced in a Tri. I was most anxious about the swim since I'd only done one open water swim since the race, and I wouldn't be allowed to… Continue reading Race report

Triathlon

Tri some group training

Only so far In the past months I've realized that you can only get so far and be so good by training on your own.  Often I find my self-motivation is lacking a few weeks into a training program and workouts get pushed back for other social events. More often than not training consists of… Continue reading Tri some group training