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A very special race. The Marquette Turkey Trot.

Thursday, November 24, 2011      31 comments

-They had so many runners at this years event that they resorted to making additional race bibs out of copier paper! - I look at it this way, my race was so special that my... Read more

Great progress in swimming. update....

Monday, November 21, 2011      22 comments

I purchased the Total Immersion DVD by Terry Laughlin and I will say that it was money well spent. After spending alot of time basically fighting the water and flailing my way though as many laps and my poor waterlogged soul could tolerate, I fi... Read more

What Has Been Working For Me....

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      36 comments

The following information is basically my opinion and my experimentation and is in no way an absolute science, take it with a grain of salt but I feel that since so many runners struggle with their weight, including myself, that I should share w... Read more

My struggles....

Thursday, November 10, 2011      41 comments

I dont know what it is about us guys but we do not like to admit much when it comes to anything that we consider our own weaknesses. As a matter of fact, we, for the most part are not a chatty bunch at all. If one does not agree with that, then ... Read more

Fun time with my daughter....a cute moment...

Sunday, October 30, 2011      44 comments

I got home from a 12 hr shift and I was pooped out. So I ate then laid down on the floor and let my 11 yr old daughter ( her name is Emily) walk on my back. I was sooo stiff from being in the maintenance truck then climbing alot of stairs etc...... Read more

so far so good...

Friday, October 28, 2011      17 comments

Today's workout Before work 5am 20 min indoor cycle trainer - didnt wear HRM after work 530pm Crossfit WOD (14:30) 3 repeats of 400m run/sprints 21 rep 25lb Kettlebell squatswings 12 reps - modified pull ups using rings,... Read more

Crossfit... this might work for me...

Tuesday, October 25, 2011      37 comments

I person I know from work has opened a Crossfit gym/training center in my town. The business totally took off where they had to expand and they made it 24/7 over the process of about 2 years. I have heard nothing but good things coming from my o... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Making Progress..

Saturday, October 22, 2011      47 comments

I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of support that you all showed me on my last blog. It really made me feel so good to have so many friends rally to share an encouraging word and a virtual hug etc... thank you, it really meant alo... Read more

maybe I should explain...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      76 comments

In a word, I have been struggling of late. I surprised a few people when I dropped my team leadership positions and I am really sorry for the sudden no notice departures. I really have not wanted to blog about this but I feel it is time and I gu... Read more

WhistleStop Half Marathon

Sunday, October 16, 2011      40 comments

Me fooling around at the expo.. :) Read more

coping with failure..the path to success...

Thursday, October 06, 2011      34 comments

As the year winds down, I am beginning a new phase in my training but before I can begin any of this in earnest, I have to confront an age old adversary my weight... No matter what I dream of doing, unless I win a victory on the scale,... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I am a runner....i acknowledge it....its something special to me..

Monday, October 03, 2011      66 comments

I work in a pretty rough job where people are not afraid to tell you what they are really thinking. That just comes with the territory when you work in an industrial, blue collar environment. The boys are just "the boys" and nothing will change ... Read more

Blues over... Kept it short, on to next goal....

Saturday, October 01, 2011      22 comments

I was on a low ebb after my race but it never really set in until after I got home. Once the smoke settled, the feelings started rolling in. I have read about it many times and experienced it on a smaller scale with other races but this was mor... Read more

Lessons From The Marathon Part 5 - Recovery

Thursday, September 29, 2011      27 comments

This is the last I will bore you with the details but again, I feel its important. Its not so much a how to but rather it is more what I experienced and what I did about it. I hope someone is helped by it or, like in my last post, doesnt make th... Read more

Lessons From The Marathon Part 4...The Race

Thursday, September 29, 2011      20 comments

Despite my previous racing experience, I made some blunders that almost cost me big time. It goes to show that you are never above totally screwing up, ever, and you have to keep your guard up. All of the info is not stuff that folks must do to ... Read more

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