Monthly Archives: June 2011

A track brick workout

Ever since my “illegal” track workout last week with Meghann, I have been craving to get back on the track.  From my swimming days, I am a self-proclaimed slave to the clock. This means I am highly motivated by workouts … Continue reading

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Why do I compete?

The past couple of days I’ve been asking myself this question, “Why compete?”  People workout everyday without ever signing up for a 5K, marathon, or triathlon.  My brother thinks it’s ridiculous to pay $50 or $250 for a race entry … Continue reading

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Pier 60 5K Series, Race #2

I’m finally feeling some speed in my legs come back.   I’ve also learned a lot about racing 5Ks in the past few weeks.  This is definitely a fast race but there’s an element of control too.  I have yet … Continue reading

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Swim workout switch up

Yesterday I had a little fun during my swim workout.  Originally we planned on swimming and then lifting but my workout partner was short on time and could only do one.  I decided we could shorten up the total yardage … Continue reading

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Dunedin Triathlon

This is a great race for a beginner, or any triathlete, because of the beautiful venue, the low key and fun atmosphere, and a  great post-race set up.  I really enjoyed my experience from start to finish. My busy Saturday left me … Continue reading

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Oldsmar Taphouse 5K + Das Boot = Fun

What a whirlwind of a weekend!  5Ks, post-race parties, graduation parties, house warming parties, triathlons and more post-race parties, and…oh yeah a research paper critique due at midnight on Sunday. At least I have my priorities straight, right? Starting off … Continue reading

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Back to Bizness

Since the half-Ironman I took a 2-3 week hiatus from serious training and healthy eating.  Physically, I was ready to go the next day for a workout but mentally, I just couldn’t get fired up.  Call me lazy. Last Friday, … Continue reading

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