Some Thoughts and Quotes

“To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.” Quote by Steve Prefontaine Have you ever wondered what the hardest, or most physically taxing thing you could do with the gifts you were given? I have often wondered if I have done my best as far as speed, distance, or difficulty of… Continue reading Some Thoughts and Quotes

Ohio State Cycling Time Trial Post Race Report

Saturday the 16th of July was spent traveling to my in-laws, just south of Cleveland, for a couple of reasons. The most important reason was to spend the weekend there for my son’s 14th birthday, which was on Sunday and the other reason was that their house is only 45 minutes from the Ohio State… Continue reading Ohio State Cycling Time Trial Post 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

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

Toughman Indiana Aquabike Race Report by Kevin Petty – Noblesville, Indiana 21 May 2016

This race report was written by a good friend Kevin Petty – he placed 2nd in the Male 50 and over category. He is a good friend and great competitor. This race report is to highlight some of the mistakes I made at the 2016 ToughMan Indiana Half-Aquabike. Race Prep: My training was spot on.… Continue reading Toughman Indiana Aquabike Race Report by Kevin Petty – Noblesville, Indiana 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

Muscles Used During Cycling

This illustration shows the different muscles and muscles groups used during the pedal stroke, and where each muscle is engaged during the pedal stroke. As you can see, most of the muscles in the front and back, upper and lower leg are engaged at some point during the pedal stroke. Some muscles are used more… Continue reading Muscles Used During Cycling

Toughman Tennessee by Lava Magazine

Posted by: LAVA Editors , May 4, 2016 The TOUGHMAN Half Iron series is happy to announce the addition of TOUGHMAN Tennessee Atomic Half iron triathlon to the TOUGHMAN Half Iron series. Registration will open in late spring, with more details of the race being announced soon. Tennessee will be the “latest” state to host… Continue reading Toughman Tennessee by Lava Magazine

IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay Philippines 6 March 2016

IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay Philippines Pro Start List   All Pro Male Athletes Name Country Div Rank Overall Rank Swim Bike Run Finish Alexander, Craig AUS — — 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00 Baldwin, Nick SYC — — 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00 Benedicto, August PHL — — 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00 Betten, Sam AUS — —… Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay Philippines 6 March 2016