Posts Tagged ‘ojai’

Its Official: IRONMAN Texas

There is no turning back now, I have paid my $772.01 for IRONMAN Texas on April 28, 2018.  I couldn’t be more excited to have new goals set and to race again in my favorite distance, the 140.6.  I’ll start officially training in September and post my training schedule for everyone then.  For now I…

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Shaking Off the Cobwebs

At last! I have logged my first week of riding a bike after nine months of not riding.  It was a mix of fun, pain, climbing, being dropped 3 times, and the dreadful indoor spinner session.  After finishing the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship I decided to sell my TT bike and start fresh if I…

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Back In Business with a Bike!

My first real ride since October’s IRONMAN World Championship has been logged.  Looking at the data from today’s ride it looks like I lost around 24% of muscle/VO2 max in cycling.  Basically I compared my best day’s climb up highway 33 from last year to today.  Some small factors to take in consideration beyond not…

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My Fastest Run Ever

Yet another successful week of running volume over 100 miles and I am feeling more confident in my running abilities than ever before.  This is my third week now of training after a few months off to debrief and really study training techniques.  The new training methods that I have now applied over the past…

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Another Heavy Running Week

Another week down and two weeks remaining until the Boston Marathon.  This is by far the highest mileage I have ever done in my life but I am not sure it’s the best running shape I’ve been in.  With three weeks of dedicated training towards running, the Boston Marathon will be the ultimate test.  I’ve…

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