Week in review: 2/3/13 - 2/9/13
Sunday, February 10, 2013      1 comments

A short week to review as I was tapering and resting for a 10 mile race yesterday. Carb loaded starting on Wednesday and increased the calories so I was a little shocked to see the scale stay the same. Next two weeks will be different as I wil... Read more
Week in review: 1/27/13 - 2/2/13 & Review of January
Sunday, February 03, 2013      1 comments

January is done and things are on track. Added swimming twice weekly to my routine of three runs a week. Getting closer to a mile swim - can already do the distance but have to take a few rests. January results: Running - 83.2 miles Sw... Read more
Week in review: 1/20/13 - 1/26/13
Sunday, January 27, 2013      2 comments

Week 4 and upped the endurance this week. It was nice to have a day off on Monday but this week we go back to a regular grind. I was able to run 11 miles on Saturday - first time since June I really felt that good about a run. Also was able t... Read more
Week in review: 1/13/13 - 1/19/13
Sunday, January 20, 2013      1 comments

Week 3 and feeling a little tired at the end of the week as the amount of activity increases. It was back to college this week and standing for five hours a day along with the running and increases in swimming left the legs a little heavy. ... Read more
Week in review: 1/6/13 - 1/12/13
Sunday, January 13, 2013      0 comments

Week 2 continued where week 1 left off. Last week of "vacation" before the semester begins found me getting my materials prepped. Weekly Review: Starting weight 190.4 Running: Monday - 4 miles Wednesday - 7 miles Saturday -... Read more
ABCs of Me
Monday, January 07, 2013      2 comments

One good blog theft deserves another. Thanks Penny! A – Available or Married: Married 20 years B – Book: Any Star Wars book C – Cake or Pie: Depends on the cake or pie D – Drink of Choice: Diet Dr. Pepper E – Essential Item: Jump... Read more
Week in review: 12/30/12 - 1/5/13
Sunday, January 06, 2013      0 comments

I am going to try to blog my weekly progress so I can hold myself accountable. I think the year started off well. Review: Starting weight 193 Ran 5 miles on Monday, 7 miles on Wednesday and 7 miles on Saturday Did 1 set of 10 rep... Read more
2012 Review/2013 Goals
Monday, December 31, 2012      5 comments

2012 Review 1. Stay healthy and uninjured Bad news here. While training for the Around the Bay 30K in March I developed some torn cartilage on the back of my left knee cap. Two weeks after the race I developed sesamoiditis and ... Read more
Sprint Triathlon Race Report - What a Blast!!
Sunday, September 30, 2012      18 comments

Twelve weeks ago I didn't imagine having the joy I experienced yesterday. When I hurt my knee and foot and had to cut back my running I felt like somebody stole my best friend. My wife, Sally, told me there were different exercises; I didn't h... Read more
Sprint Triathlon Training Week #10 - One week to go.
Saturday, September 22, 2012      2 comments

Almost accomplished my training goals this week. Overall, I am comfortable albeit a little antsy with the Tri only a week away. I am so excited that I wish it were today BUT I want the feeling to last - I don't want to wish it away too quickly... Read more
Sprint Triathlon Training Week #10 - A good test!
Sunday, September 16, 2012      3 comments

Picked up the training a little this week. In the back of my mind I still think I should be doing more to prepare. Started the masters swim class on Tuesday and as feared I am sharkbait. Loads of little drills with decreasing times and I was ... Read more
Sprint Triathlon Training Week #9 - The first signs of nervousness.
Saturday, September 08, 2012      2 comments

It was not a good training week. Family, work and a pool shut down at the Y worked against my plans. To makes lemonade from lemons I will accept that the week gave my body a chance to rest a little before the final two week push to the Tri. ... Read more
Sprint Triathlon Training Week #8!
Saturday, September 01, 2012      2 comments

Race day is now a month away. Things are going well. I am excited and really wish the Tri was sooner. This week I got back to swimming a mile and really starting working on my arm pull. I was able to get a mile swim done in 43 minutes. Havi... Read more
Sprint Triathlon Training Week #7!
Saturday, August 25, 2012      1 comments

It was not a great week. Between the beginning of the semester (which meant a tight schedule), my son's Eagle Scout project and trying to get back on EDT I might have been a little ambitious in my plans. I am not discouraged. Got the resu... Read more
Sprint Triathlon Training Week #5-6!
Saturday, August 18, 2012      1 comments

It was great to be on vacation. Went to California and got to see San Francisco, the Coastal Redwoods and Yosemite and the Sequoias. The plan was to take two full weeks off and completely rest my body but couldn't resist running in California.... Read more

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