A better week last week than it started…

…so, last week “started” with the Wine Country Century – which pretty much just sucked all around – and the China Camp run, which actually wasn’t so bad since Kathryn and I got to share the time together. It’s nice to do a “buddy” thing where I didn’t feel my buddy was just treading water […]

Swim N Spin…Alligator Arms…& a new You Know You’re Iron When…

Had a networking meeting this morning from 7:00-8:30 a.m., which meant of course getting up at 0-dark-00 to get things done before heading out.  This Ironman training thing definitely cuts a swath in your day, and that’s a fact. It was raining so hard when I went to leave the house, I was quite taken aback. Hadn’t […]

Swim/Run Brick and Playlist

Today was a Swim/Run Brick. The Swim was 1600, mainly of drills. I’m concerned because my left arm is still numb from the bike ride on Sunday. Just not sure what to make of this. I have good gloves, I’m trying not to “lean” on that side, etc. – but it is even waking me […]

Strength and Bike/Cadence workout plus Playlist; Louisville Ironman link!

First of all – if you’d like information on what I’m going to do next year, here is the link for a TV presentation of the 2009 Louisville Ironman. This will show on Thursday. OK, maybe I shouldn’t watch, I’m already signed up! Today, I tried a trick that Iron Mel mentioned to me when […]

Swim Workout & Playlist; My Favorite Comment from the Weekend

Today was another Swim workout, and I decided to do the “Group 2″ workout to see how it would go. That workout was: WarmUp    300 EZ 3×50 25 kick on back/25 free    RI 10″ 3×50 25 Catch Up (CU)/25 free    RI 10″ 3×50 25 scull/25 free RI    10″ 3x 25 kick back    RI 10″ […]