Maumee Bay Olympic Distance Triathlon Race Report

I will start with the days leading up to the race, which was on the 19th of June. On Friday and Saturday, Logan and I were both under the weather. I had a sore throat, which had been hanging around for at about 10 days, and I started coughing up a lot of phlegm. It… Continue reading Maumee Bay Olympic Distance Triathlon Race Report

13 – 19 June Training Summary

Not a great week for racing, recovery or tapering, but it was a fun week. I think I did manage to get some good speed work in on the bike. Now to build a good plan to fix my run and swim and keep what I got on the bike. Swim                                1 session            .83 miles           … Continue reading 13 – 19 June Training Summary

Be Humble And Listen Others

As an athlete, or even just as a human being, it can be a challenge to humble ourselves enough to listen to and heed the advice of others. When it comes to training there are plenty of opportunities to practice humility before, during and after training sessions or events. It is not always easy, but… Continue reading Be Humble And Listen Others

Summary Of Training For 6 June Through 12 June

Training summary for 6 June through 12 June, got a total of 13 sessions in for a total of 191.1 miles and 12hours and 30 minutes of training time, this is about 40 miles less than last week. Most do to the weather, the wind was really crazy here last week, and a travel day… Continue reading Summary Of Training For 6 June Through 12 June

Another Blog On Know The Rules

I posted on this topic once before, but I have seen it coming up repeatedly on different social media groups. Questions about what is and isn’t legal, people asking about having a friend of family member handing them water bottles during a race, what is drafting, is it okay to wear someone else’s bib number,… Continue reading Another Blog On Know The Rules

30th of May Though The 5th of June Training Summary

Two weeks after Toughman Indiana and starting to feel better and get some good training sessions in. Training summary for May 30 through June 5, got a total of 12 sessions in for a total of 231.06 miles and 14hours and 15 minutes of training time. Below is the breakdown.   Swim:                         2 Sessions                  … Continue reading 30th of May Though The 5th of June Training Summary

Toughman Indiana Noblesville Race Report – 21 May 2016

I left my house at 9:00am on Friday morning for the 4-hour drive to Noblesville, Indiana to meet up with my good friend, Kevin Petty. It was a non-eventful drive. My wife packed a lunch and some snacks to eat in the car on the way there. I don’t like to stop when driving, so… Continue reading Toughman Indiana Noblesville Race Report – 21 May 2016

Annette Rivera – Toughman Puerto Rico Race Director

-Where are you from? I’m from Cabo Rojo, PR, a small town with spectacular beaches in the southwest region of the island, next to Mayaguez city, where the venue is going to be held. -What sports and position did you play in school? At school I played volleyball as a setter. -Where did you go… Continue reading Annette Rivera – Toughman Puerto Rico Race Director

Goals and Goal Setting?

Goal setting is very important no matter if you are talking about your education; work, exercise, life or whatever is ahead of you. Many years ago, in 1993 when I was stationed at Fort Knox with the 194th Separate Armor Brigade, we got a new Battalion Command Sergeant Major (CSM). For those of you with… Continue reading Goals and Goal Setting?

Was it a good or bad training day, week, month or year?

Have you ever asked yourself what makes the prefect training day, week, month, or year? I was on the bike trainer in the basement and was having some issues focusing. I was pushing harder than planned and the cadence was too high at the same time. The power output was 10 percent higher than it… Continue reading Was it a good or bad training day, week, month or year?