Here it is August already! That means the days are getting closer. Peak training hasn’t hit yet but volume sure getting higher. In this update I talk what it’s like to be exhausted, which I just happen to be during the video! I also talk about the future!
The Drive to the Race The drive to Benton Harbor Michigan took us through Illinois and the opportunity to stop at one of my favorite Chicago style pizza places, Gino’s East. We fueled up with some great pizza and hit the road again. We arrived in Bridgman Michigan and what was basically the Bates Motel. […]
Even a well oiled machine needs testing once and a while, not that I’m well oiled or anything just need some more testing. Ironman 70.3 Steelhead is the final test before Ironman Maryland on October 3rd. Steelhead is very important to me not because I can’t do it but because this season has been especially […]
The Ironman is a journey. It isn’t something you can just wake up one day and do. All the ups and all the downs during training and preparation come together in one long day. I didn’t just wake up one day and decide to try my luck at the race it all started with weight loss but you can read more about that story here.
This past Saturday was the High Cliff Triathlon at High Cliff State Park. High Cliff sits along Lake Winnebago about as close to the northern most point that you can get. This race just happened to be my first triathlon and to boot a half Ironman distance. At 70.3 miles it was a great way […]
For us northerners, spring is the greatest time of the year but doesn’t come without consequences. One of those, for athletes is the increased chance of getting hurt due to overtraining. Overtraining can happen at anytime during the year but doctors see a massive increase in injuries in areas that see a spring season. Read More […]