Training
When I started swimming, I had no problem jumping in the pool, log thousands of yards, get out and go on with my day. However, many years ago, I started to feel slight nasal congestion and caused a lot of ...
Training
For most triathletes, beginners and even some veterans ask this question, “How can I get faster on the bike?”. Many triathletes come from a running background and riding a race bike is a new experience for them. Unlike running, riding ...
Life Style, Training
2015 In Numbers
Every year, I like to take a look at totals I’ve covered for each sport. We spend so much time of our days swimming, biking and running. It makes me appreciate what our bodies can accomplish throughout the year. Few ...
Training
Last night, after kids went to bed, I turned on the TV and started browsing through Netflix. A documentary caught my attention about Arnold Schwarzengger called Pumping Iron. The documentary basically follows Arnold  as he compete and win his 6th ...
Training
Swimming is such a technique driven sport and very often I head to Youtube and get lost watching swimming videos. This is really how I learned to swim free style and do flip turns, etc. This video is one of ...
Training
Last Spring, I got hit with one of runner’s/triathlete’s worst enemy, the Iliotibial Band injury. It took me out of running for a while and DNF’ed a race and canceled another race.  I wanted to write this post a long time ...
Training
This Fall I decided to get out of my comfort zone and join the local masters swim. It is a little farther away from my 2 min trip to the local YMCA. Since I started swimming a little over 4 ...
I was recently talking to a friend who recently ran a 5k race and in the middle of the race he followed that little voice in his head to slow down. He settled into a pace that is slower than ...
Training
It had been a long time since I raced. Two months exact. I DNF that race because of IT band issues. Training since been up and down and went through days where I really was going to cry. I actually ...
Training
Every year, Muslims around the world observe the month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a month long fast from dawn to sunset. Because the cycle of the lunar calendar does not match the solar calendar, the dates of Ramadan shifts by approximately ...