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Distress, distress, distress into comfort.

Weekly Wrap. Week 3.

This week, I am mostly happy that the last week is behind me. Last week included quite a few brutal swims, which pushed forward my boundaries of uneasiness, a 3 hour indoors session and a long run outside with weather bouncing from -12 to -10 degrees in Celsius (10.4 – 14 Fahrenheit). 1,956 more words

Reflections

Cool Weather, Cool Runnings, but No Bobsled

Did I already get behind in writing this? Yeah, I kinda did, but I have an excuse.

I saw snow and ice in nature for the first time two weekends ago, and then Florida’s snap of cold weather kind of forced me into hibernation. 1,020 more words

Ironman

Unprepared Racing: A Few Tips

On January 14th, I took to the streets of beautiful, sunny, and warm Carlsbad, California for my first race of 2018!  It also happened to be my first running road race in over 8 months, so I expected a bit of a longer morning. 679 more words

Running

Why You Need to Spend Time NOT Training Every Year

If you’re a hard core weekend warrior you’ve probably noticed a drought in posts directed at you recently. This time of year it’s all how to start… 2,401 more words

Fitness

Thirty

Thirty per day.  That doesn’t sound too bad, does it?  We often wait thirty seconds at a red light, check Instagram or Facebook thirty times per day, watch an ungodly number of thirty second advertisements… Seems pretty common.   151 more words

Running

Cold, hard facts

We’ve been spending some good time on the indoor track, seeing results in our efforts. As a specific result, my wife Sue is learning the beauty of speed training and how it makes your base pace and even your race pace feel more achievable. 655 more words

Two Thousand Seventeen in Words.

Weekly Wrap. Week 2.

Good day to you all. With the luxury of Christmas and pre-New Year’s eve period behind me, 2018 and it’s first and second weeks were off to a challenging start. 2,087 more words