Short version No PR, but the best marathon I’ve ever run race-management wise. 4:05:13 Long version Going into taper, I had one real goal for this race–don’t make a mental mistake. I did a veryContinue reading
Because, let’s face it… Aren’t most runners also really big fans of 1980s style professional wrestling promotional videos?
OK, You’re a Runner. Get Over It – Haters gonna hate, but I actually agree with this for the most part. I go on the assumption that the only people who care about my fitnessContinue reading
Who is this jerk and why is he trying to put limits on me and convince me I can’t do things? Pay no attention to what he writes.
Hey! Did you know I have a marathon in less than 4 weeks? It would be hard to know this, because I’m so out of my training, I hardly even mention it. I mean…I’m training,Continue reading
I always said that if George Bush ever figured out how good my life is, he’d find some way to come and screw it up. Now, because he shut down the guv’ment for a coupleContinue reading
I did this race back in 2010 when it was called the Health First Triathlon. It’s one of my favorite race courses. Check that…I think this may be my favorite race course. The race hasContinue reading
Physiological demands of rugby – Best. Sport. Ever. “For example, in an 80-minute match, a loose forward can expect to burn about 2000 kCal, compared to 1 700 kCal for backline players. This is 25%Continue reading
Trainerroad First things first…if you have even been considering joining Trainerroad, this is the week to do it. You can get in for $89/year instead of the usual $120. That’s good for as long asContinue reading
I had a bad long run yesterday–one of those really bad ones that only seem to happen two or three times a year. If you’ve never had one, consider yourself lucky. Bad runs are aContinue reading
There’s nothing like having another competitive person push, pull, and drag you to the next level of performance. I’m a big fan of playing games during training when I’m coaching sports like rugby and baseball.Continue reading
I met up with the MOL team yesterday for a long run. We ran Galloway-style with four minutes of running and one minute of walking, and it was great to get out with those fine peopleContinue reading
I was talking to Neighbor Ben last night about racing. And racing. And racing. He’d just finished a run, and I’d just finished a bike ride, and there was only one beer each involved inContinue reading
If you’ve been following along, and my sources indicate you probably haven’t been, I started the Trainerroad program a few weeks ago as a sign of my commitment to making big gains on the bikeContinue reading
Looks like a ton of people took my advice and registered for the Space Coast Marathon/Half this year because both races are completely full–nice to get some affirmation that this blog has so much influence!Continue reading