Signing up for a race, out in California, in January sounds like a great idea. Especially when you live in Wisconsin. The chance to get away from the cold is basically a dream come true but it’s not all rainbows and unicorns in training land. Here are are a few tips that I use to […]
Seriously though. How is it already August? It’s been a strange summer here in Wisconsin. A cool start, followed by rain. So much rain, it’s not even funny. Now all of a sudden it’s August and it somehow is just starting to feel like summer is here to me. It has been a busy last […]
This weekend was something else. A day later I still can’t put words together about how it feels to have accomplished it. I keep thinking back to the fist time I ever ran, or tried to is a more accurate description. I knew going into work Friday that the weekend was going to be tough. […]
It might be a little late (just a week) but it still applies. Training has been going well! I’ll just say ultra training is night and day different from training for Ironman. Watch the video to find out more!
Original post date –Sep 4, 2017 @ 10:24 A lot of people ask me to explain training for an ultra. Luckily for me it’s pretty easy to explain. You run. Of course there is more than that but “you run” really tells it all. Much like any other sport training, it really helps to know […]
This past Saturday marked the Big Swells swim. An event that involved all swimming but in lengths of 1.2 and 2.4 miles, either wetsuit or non-wetsuit. I choose to take on the 2.4 wetsuit division race. I had a few goals going into the race. One was to simply see how my swim training was […]
This Sunday June 18th marks two special occasions all in one day. First off, it’s a day to celebrate our fathers here in America! Second marks the first 70.3 or half Ironman race for me this year! I’m going to talk about the second occasion since my father already knows how much I care about […]
This week the weather is crazy amazing, like in the 60’s! March 8th and two days in a row in the 60’s plus the rest of the week in the 50’s to 60’s. You really couldn’t ask for better weather. Training has been going great and volume has been high. The first real brick workout […]