BOILHAM   20,487
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Old Dog - Still Learning New Tricks

Long time fitness buff. While never being truly overweight, I have a hard time keeping my body fat percentage under control. I continue to strength train a few times a week. I've added swimming and bike riding into my fitness plan recently. Trying to do twice a week on each.

I started running at age 64, now 3 years later I've logged a few miles, including 5 marathons.

I completed my first Sprint Triathlon at age 66. My goal now is to complete an Olympic Triathlon, ...
Long time fitness buff. While never being truly overweight, I have a hard time keeping my body fat percentage under control. I continue to strength train a few times a week. I've added swimming and bike riding into my fitness plan recently. Trying to do twice a week on each.

I started running at age 64, now 3 years later I've logged a few miles, including 5 marathons.

I completed my first Sprint Triathlon at age 66. My goal now is to complete an Olympic Triathlon, then a 70.3 if I can get comfortable with the swim portion.
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Member Since: 1/7/2012

SparkPoints: 20,487

Fitness Minutes: 18,037

My Goals:
Run a 5K - Done.
Run a 10K - Done.
Run a Half Marathon. - Done.
Run a Marathon - Done.
Complete a Sprint Triathlon. - Done.

Complete an Olympic Triathlon.
And a Half Ironman!

My Program:
Marathon PR 2/2/14 4:39:48
Half Marathon PR 3/11/12 2:08:57
10K PR 2/25/12 59:46
5K PR 5/13/12 26:05
2Mi 3/24/12 17:21

Running 3 or 4 times a week.
I do ST at least 2 times a week. Cycling and swimming more lately, training for triathlons.

Personal Information:
Married to my childhood sweetheart.
Retired, living in Maitland, FL
US Navy Vietnam Era Vet.
Long time fitness buff, about 35 years of continuous ST. I call myself "A short ectomorph" as an excuse for not having gained muscle mass over the years. :) Lousy body building genetics, (native american genes) but fair amount of desire to be the best I can be.

Other Information:
The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses, it is won behind the scenes, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. - Muhammad Ali

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke

"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way." - Napoleon Hill




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FITWITHIN

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Member Comments:
SEABREEZE64
7/16/2014 6:57:40 PM

I am discovering more and more that all each of us needs to do is:
work with what we've got
combine it with....
what we are willing to do and

WA-LA

You get an Olympic Triathlete!!!!

or

For me, A HM average runner.

Whatever it ends up....

IT IS THE JOURNEY THAT IS SO MUCH FUN!!!



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ROXYZMOM
7/16/2014 6:55:00 PM

I had goats and horses growin up, never donkeys. What do you do with them? Can you print their names on SparkPeople??



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ROXYZMOM
7/14/2014 10:38:57 PM

Donkeys? Seriously?



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ROXYZMOM
7/13/2014 8:03:25 PM

Thanks for complimenting my garden. Do you have one?



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SPEEDYDOG
7/13/2014 2:08:44 PM

Hi Vic,

Thanks for your nice comment on my “keep pedaling” blog. I have a long ways to go before I am in serious biking shape. I am a pretty good mountain biker. I plan to forget everything I know when I get in the camp and be open to instruction.

Thanks, Bruce






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