Good To Meet Fellow Triathlon Journeymen

Training for a triathlon can be very isolating. There are endless miles of road to ride. Countless trails to run. And, lap after lap of pool lengths to swim. Even when riding or running with a group, it is mostly done in silence and the focus is inward. But knowing that someone was where you … Continue reading Good To Meet Fellow Triathlon Journeymen

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Reminder, I’m Building My Fitness Base

After my challenging swim a couple of days ago, I understand why Joel Friel has laid out the plan for a first triathlon in this specific order. Today seemed easy but I know that it is creating a base that can be built upon in the long run. This is especially true if I continue … Continue reading Reminder, I’m Building My Fitness Base

Bounce Back After Disappointment Yesterday In Swim Training

Yesterday was a little defeating in my swim training (read about it here). I was determined not to let that dictate my bike training today. But I did let the weather dictate my choice of riding location. It was 40°F when I walked out the front door. At that moment, I realized my indoor bike … Continue reading Bounce Back After Disappointment Yesterday In Swim Training

No Or Very Little Muscle Soreness On My Plant Based Diet

A friend asked me today about how the training was going for my triathlon. I answered that it was going well. He countered with, "have you been sore?" I had to honestly answer, "little to none" (other than the soreness of the seat of the bike but that's not what he was asking about and … Continue reading No Or Very Little Muscle Soreness On My Plant Based Diet

Two Days Closer To Triathlon And Searching For Mac and Cheese Recipe

I know the title is a bit strange, but follow me on this one. I'll get the training stuff out of the way. Then, I'll tackle the more important mac and cheese issue. I missed posting about my training yesterday due to the wonderful joy of preparing taxes. This year has been the easiest in … Continue reading Two Days Closer To Triathlon And Searching For Mac and Cheese Recipe