One of the biggest lessons I am learning about how success in this journey comes down to planning. I have talked briefly about this before. If you wake up and know exactly what needs to be done that day to move you forward, then indecision about life that day fades away immediately. Now that I've … Continue reading Reworking Workout Schedule (Navy SEAL)
There is a big difference between swimming for pleasure and swimming for sport. I went the first 10 weeks grunting it out in the pool thinking I was really improving. Then, I discovered that my technique wasn't so hot. I tried changing it to follow some video tutorials (see this post) but it still didn't … Continue reading I Really Don’t Know How To Swim
I cannot believe I am about to finish week 11 of my triathlon training. I anticipated doing this 12 week program leading up to the day of the first triathlon. But when I decided to plan it out I knew I'd be off by a few weeks. I am glad because the swimminghas caused some growing pains. … Continue reading Heart Attack? No, Dog Attack!
I've spent a good bit of time talking about other areas of life in my past few posts. Therefore, it's time to give an update on my triathlon training. This is the last training day of week 10 and I'm ending it with a 5-mile run! The key to all of this work lies directly … Continue reading Plan Your Work. Work Your Plan.
I had to take a break from writing blog entries after each workout. I haven't taken a break from training. I believe that whenever one begins a journey there are many times during that journey that questions are asked. The main question I asked myself last week was, "Why?". The Why Of Health And Longevity … Continue reading Time Off To Reflect On Why
It's my final day of Week 7 of my triathlon training. I m amazed that I have been consistent for over a month and a half! I think having a set plan each day where I don't have to think about what to do really helps. I just wake up and do find the time … Continue reading First Brick Training Session
Today became a test day of sorts because I did not sleep well. I opted to sleep another hour and a half and train later in the morning. I was hoping with a later start to see an improvement in my swim from Monday but that does not seem to be the case. I know … Continue reading Swim Portion Of Triathlon Still The Hardest To Conquer