May 2010

In the valley…

Posted by on May 25, 2010 in Training

There are peaks and valleys in most training programs.  One trains to “peak” at the right time; that is, the goal is to be physically primed and ready to go with strength, endurance, and speed on race day.  Typically, athletes pick an “A” race or two within the season and customize training leading up to […]

Humidity in Houston

Posted by on May 19, 2010 in Training

I was in Houston last weekend (a four day stay actually) to meet Roya’s family and though tempted to compete in the Silverlake Sprint Triathlon, I decided against it for a few reasons.  It would have cost me $100 per flight to ship my bike plus the $75 entry fee, all for a race that […]

Escape From Alcatraz and Spring Couples Relay

Posted by on May 11, 2010 in Training

As usual, I’m taking forever to get posts up on this site, the potential result of which is another entry with pages of content.  I don’t want to do that to my adoring public (cough), so I’ll bullet point the highlights of the last two weeks: Escape From Alcatraz: I didn’t do any pre-race training […]