Tri Chat: IronMan Florida Training Week 21 – Taper Trouble

The less you do, the less you can do.  I’m in the beginning of my IronMan Florida taper.  It’s not that there is no training, but comparing to what I’ve just been through, it’s nothing.  Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Florida Week 20 – Run Forrest Run

Twenty seems like such a milestone number … twenty weeks of IronMan Florida training; but in reality week twenty was a blur.  It’s Sunday and I’m still not sure how I got here.  All I Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Florida Training Week 19 – Quality Time With A Wolf

It’s four weeks to IronMan Florida and I am ready.  It won’t be fast or pretty, I will struggle especially in the marathon, but I am ready even for that.  And though I still have Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Florida Training Week 18 – Taper Tantrum

Training for an IronMan is a long haul where  you push your body past the point you thought you could.  That is a lot of stress so every once in a while, well every once Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Florida Training Week 17 – Things That Make You Go BONK!

It had to happen at some point; I bonked on Saturday’s long bike ride.  At least, I think I did.  I felt queasy, somewhat disoriented and exasperated.  Andreas, from Ultrabikex Studio, tells me often: the Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Training Week 16 – Inspired

This week I was on track with my IronMan Florida training. This was due in part because I was swept away with my Wolfpack teammates who were heading to the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Read More …

Tri Chat: IronMan Training Week 14 – Strength Training Makes It’s Debut

This week was decent.  I have made much progress on my bike and my run but I haven’t paid much attention to my swim.  It hasn’t improved per se but I don’t think it’s gotten Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Training Week 12 – Shaken But Not Stirred

I sometimes think that if I write with confidence, or if I write that I am becoming more confident in my training, its like the confidence drains from me onto my computer and I am Read More …