Unofficial Ironman Louisville 2010 drink: The Carnage!

Posted on: September 9, 2010


Mr. Martini from and I have done a few podcasts on mixology – in fact, here is the link to our Mint Julep episode from the running of the Kentucky Derby (very different than running PAST the Kentucky Derby…believe me.) So, he was …

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Lessons Learned On My Ironman Journey (Ironman Louisville Finisher Race Report)

Posted on: September 4, 2010


At about Mile 20 of the Marathon – when it seemed very unlikely I would make the finish line by the 17 hour cutoff, I started writing this blog post in my head. At that time, it was entitled “No Regrets…but No Ironman.” Wonder of wonders…I made it. I …

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An Attitude of Gratitude…

Posted on: August 25, 2010


Mental Attitude for Ironman by ironguides on May 26, 2010 in Triathlon Training In the final days before you race an Ironman it is essential that you keep a few things in mind. Ironman essence – Gratitude The Ironman hype in the final week before race …

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Posted on: August 24, 2010


Saturday I tentatively tried training again. Shoulder and side are seriously sore still – but I thought I’d better give it a go. Serious props to Traumeel though! Traumeel is a homeopathic remedy with arnica and other assorted herbs and things in it. T …

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Why We Do This: “Gramoo”

Posted on: August 23, 2010


I recently joined “Team Beef” on the Louisville Ironman. (Yes, for me, Beef…it’s what’s for dinner!) They actually have a “Team Beef” jersey, but I mentioned to the Marketing Director Alison Smith that I would be wearing my Flames jersey for Team In …

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Ironman Schedule

Posted on: August 23, 2010


IRONMAN LOUISVILLE 2010 RACE WEEK SCHEDULE Thursday, August 26 • 6:35 PM Arrival in Louisville • Relax, unwind and get settled. Friday, August 27 • 9:00 AM Bike Pickup / Short test ride • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Expo & Athlete Check-In • 11:45 AM IronTea …

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My new Ironman Song (courtesy of Steve Reagan)

Posted on: August 20, 2010


First of all, I should say – I’m healing. After biofeedback, chiropractic, massage, acupuncture (oh, and Vicodin from the allopathic docs), I am feeling better but not great. I haven’t done anything at all, except eat like a rock star for the past week …

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It only hurts when I breathe…

Posted on: August 16, 2010


So, I guess that I wanted to have an eventful taper. Was slated to do a 45 mile “rolling hills” ride with H yesterday. We went out from home and up and over Camino Alto – the idea was to do it at race pace/heart rate, but H wanted to check out some nur …

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Posted on: August 12, 2010


A Taper Tapir It’s Taper Time. I also got a great book called Paleo for Athletes (something like that – Kevin Koskella from suggested it), and it’s been super helpful, especially as they really break down nutrition in the final Enduran …

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Promises Made – Promises Kept…My Vineman Experience

Posted on: August 7, 2010


"French Maid Guy" – on Vineman run So, about 5-6 months ago, I came to the realization that I was going to need a Secret Weapon during the Ironman event. When was this? During my 1/2-Iron at Sedona. When I ran up to the car where H was waitin …

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