Timberman 70.3 2014 Training Update-Week #2

The goal of this past week was to keep a somewhat active without getting carried away. I needed to keep reminding myself that I already have the fitness I need and that nothing I do now will increase that, but I can only ruin that by overtraining. I planned the week by doing two workout Continue Reading »

Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2015 Here I Come!!!

Well how things change. I was planning on taking next year off from a full Ironman, but Denise and I got talking about it at dinner. All she had to say was “I wouldn’t mind going to Coeur d’Alene next year.” And I was on the computer registering before she could say another word. I Continue Reading »

Timberman 70.3 2014 Training Update-Rest, Recover, and Taper

Wow…It is already a week since Ironman Lake Placid! Most of the past week was spent totally resting and recovering from the 140.6 miles the previous Sunday. We had a full, very rainy, day on Monday after the race to relax in Lake Placid before the long drive home. I cannot imagine doing another IMLP Continue Reading »

Ironman Lake Placid 2014 Race Report-Ridin’ the Storm Out

Pre-Race 3:50AM finally came around after waking every half hour since about 1AM. Despite broken sleep I felt pretty well rested and was more than ready get this race started. I had actually felt that way all weekend since arriving in Lake Placid on Thursday afternoon. The time was finally here. I started the already Continue Reading »

Ironman Lake Placid 2014: Performance Highlight: When Weather Rules The Day

Lava Magazine recaps the weather-challenged day at Ironman Lake Placid 2014 and even provided a little analysis of my day too. Pretty cool! Performance Highlight: When Weather Rules The Day | LAVA Magazine.  

Ironman Lake Placid 2014-Pre-Race Saturday Update #2

Last year I pretty much did nothing exercise-wise the Saturday before Ironman Lake Placid. This year I decided I was going to take it easy on the Friday before and then do a light bike and run on Saturday. I usually feel better if I do a little something the day before a race. I Continue Reading »

Ironman Lake Placid 2014-Race Week Update #1

Well the week I have been preparing for all season is finally here. It was a quick 3-day work week and then packing up and heading to Lake Placid on Thursday morning. I did a light swim and easy hour bike on the training Tuesday and Wednesday just to keep the blood moving. Tuesday was Continue Reading »