IMCDA 2015 Training Log-Week#11

Week 11(Week of 3/9/15) was my first official build week for the journey to Ironman Coeur d’Alene. It did not disappoint. I ended up with about 13 hours total training time and I even missed a couple workouts. My HRV finally moved to back into the green zone indicating I was ready for increased training Continue Reading »

Gear Review: Garmin 920xt First Impressions

Ever since I heard about the new Garmin 920xt coming out, I have been chomping at the bit to upgrade. I have used the 910xt for several years now(on my second one, since first had to be replaced) and I really liked it. I also use an activity monitor and have gone through 3 Jawbone UP’s Continue Reading »

IMCDA 2015 Training Log-Week#10

Only 16 more weeks to go until Ironman Coeur d’Alene! Time to get serious now. This is where many training plans start, so I guess this where I enter my build phase. Probably a good segway here with a couple easy weeks after a pretty solid base phase. Full speed ahead! This week started out Continue Reading »

IMCDA 2015 Training Update-Week #9(of 26)-A Rough Week

The week started off as normal as any other week. I had planned this to be an easier week since we were leaving for Sedona, AZ on Friday. The week prior was a bit light due to my illness, so I thought I would try to get a little extra in during the early part of Continue Reading »

IMCDA 2015 Training Update-Week #7(of 26)-Skiing

Week 7 was a little bit of deviation from the original plan. I had some free ski passes for Camelback ski area in the poconos, so I took a friend from work along for a free day of skiing. The forecast was to be very cold and windy, and it was, just not as bad Continue Reading »