Day 1 - Friday After a few days of acclimating to the Mexican weather in Playa del Carmen, and finishing up my taper for Ironman Cozumel, it's finally time to head over to Cozumel for race check-in. The last few days have been very relaxing. I've been following my taper schedule with the … [Read more...] about Ironman Cozumel Race Review: Day 1
I'm a big fan of Tim Ferriss and the 4 Hour Work Week. On Tim Ferriss's site he has a popular post called "Total Immersion: How I Learned to Swim Effortlessly in 10 Days and You Can Too" that I had been meaning to read, but hadn't gotten around to it until now. The reason that I finally read the … [Read more...] about How I Need To Start Swimming!
On July 16, 2011 I woke up at 4:30 in the morning to a peaceful chirping of my cell phone alarm. It was the day of the ChelanMan Half Ironman and over the night I didn't get much sleep... This was partly due to pre-race jitters and partly due to a fellow racer/friend having car problems, getting … [Read more...] about Finally The ChelanMan Half Ironman Story…
On this Memorial Day kick off to summer what would be better than heading over to beautiful Lake Chelan? Thanks to my good friend Kristina Coleman for the reminder! I have my bike on the back of the car, my wetsuit in my bag, and my running shoes on my feet! There's a great Half Ironman race … [Read more...] about Driving to Lake Chelan for Some Ironman Training Fun!
Some of the best vacations that I've ever been on have been focused on training. This trip has had a heavy emphasis on swimming, biking and CrossFit. Today started with a pool workout. We met at the pool around 8:30am for an hour of drill work followed by this interval workout: 25 y 50 y 75 … [Read more...] about The Way A Vacation Should Be! Swimming, Biking, and Eating!
I'm going to be an Ironman! :-) … [Read more...] about I Am Going To Be An Ironman! Swim, Ride, Run!