• Race

Kona is the pinnacle race for anybody who dares enter the starting chute of an Ironman event.  You may 'just' want to finish but deep down inside you know that you are dreaming of being in the waters of Hawaii ready to race the ultimate in Ironman events.  I have this goal, which was once a dream, of qualifying for Kona and racing with the best in the world.  I am pushing my body and my mind on an almost daily basis envisioning this and doing whatever it is I need to do to get there.  I may not get there in 2014 or 2015 or not until I am 75...

  • Train

Triathlon tips is a segment that I am going to implement on a quarterly basis.  Now that I am not training 18-20 hours per week I am able to do quite a bit of reflection of what my training has consisted of, what it will include and topics of discussion between Maria and John of No Limits Endurance Coaching and I. Triathlon is a sport consisting of 3 disciplines and each one plays into the next.  With having to 'master' all three of these events there is a lot of opportunity to leave time on the course and whether you are a World Champion,...

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[caption id="attachment_8340" align="alignright" width="300"] 10 Things That I Hate[/caption] 10 Things I Hate is copied from the site Food Republic that I talked about yesterday in this post of the 4 sites I visit daily for cooking inspiration.  The person they interviewed was Scott Conant, who is a celebrity chef although I use that term very loosely.  I found the idea of 10 Things I Hate to be rather intriguing.  In this world of political correctness and being polite and well all-embracing we have somehow forgotten that we don't have ...

  • Race

[caption id="attachment_8295" align="alignright" width="225"] Control The Mind.....Not The Other Way Around[/caption] Mind games are going to happen when you race an Ironman and is, what I believe, to be the difference between people of similar ability.  Your thought process is going to swing all over the place during an Ironman but playing mind games and controlling what you are thinking of will help you tremendously in accomplishing this monstrous feat.  If you think about how many thoughts you have on a typical day at work then add in t...