Category Archives: Triathlon

“Refining” My Goals

On Saturday morning I went for an eight mile “run”.  I probably walked half of it, yet I still could barely walk for a couple of days. I’ve been ignoring the need to train a great deal for swimming.  Swimming … Continue reading

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Training, Racing, and Other Silliness

I still haven’t decided whether to continue training for the triathlon.  Every time I run or swim, I’m sore for days. If I don’t compete in the triathlon, I can’t see making my goal of racing the Tour Divide in … Continue reading

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Starting Again

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I’m still gaining weight.  I’ve made a few drastic decisions today with some exceptions. No more coffee. My coffee consumption has skyrocketed.  I seldom brew my own, I go to the … Continue reading

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Am I Training?

Yeah, ouch, I am. After running the 5k yesterday, and attempting a spin class last Tuesday, not to mention the four days I went to they Y for swimming and weightlifting… I met up with Tim this morning for a … Continue reading

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My First 5K

As part of my Triathlon training I ran a 5k this morning.  This is not only my first 5k, but my first organized run.  I met up with my training partner (Debbie) at the Frostbite 5k. A week ago I … Continue reading

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Spin Class?

I went to the 5:45 a.m. spin class at the Y this morning.  I was the only male in attendance, and I was probably about average age-wise for the group. We quickly got going.  Maybe I started off too fast. … Continue reading

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I Ran a Mile!

I haven’t run a mile since high school.  Although I was lean and muscular at the time, I still remember feeling like I was going to lose a lung. Today, in addition to swimming and weight-lifting, I took advantage of … Continue reading

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How’s My Week?

Monday I rode to work and back.  Not much else to add. Tuesday I rode to work, then to a massage appointment, then home.  I ate too much. Wednesday Woke up with a horrible headache, called work to let them … Continue reading

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New Year – Time To Put More Miles In

2010 was a good year for bike miles.  I had 5087 miles.  Let’s look back at the last few years. 2008 I bought a bike and started riding in April of 2008.  At the time it seemed like I made … Continue reading

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Walking, Raw-Food, and Getting Up Early

Walking After riding my bike to work and back home, I needed to go to the grocery store.  I didn’t feel like riding, so I intended to drive.  Once I was standing next to my truck, keys in hand, I … Continue reading

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Stepping It Up

I’m going to participate in a triathlon in 2011.  I’m starting training in the next couple of weeks. The joke has been made that triathletes are not cyclists.  I’ll be a cyclist who isn’t really a triathlete. That’s why I … Continue reading

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