October 2010

Apparently, it’s easy to get fat

Posted by on October 26, 2010 in Training

I’ve only been out of the triathlon game for a few weeks, but the weight gain has been remarkable.  I actually stopped nearly all of my training in late September since I was in the midst of that five-races-in-five-weeks stretch and wanted to use the mid-week periods to rest and recover.  As I look back, […]

End of the 2010 Season and some other good news!

Posted by on October 13, 2010 in Training

What a weekend.  I completed my 79th triathlon, saw the movie Social Network, and oh yeah, got engaged!  First, the race: After proposing Saturday night, there was no time to celebrate since I had to get up super early to race Sunday.  Being in bed by 11 p.m. or so didn’t achieve the desired result […]

An Electronic Monument to Narcissism

Posted by on October 6, 2010 in Training

This post’s title was provided by Grace who hails from some place that affords access to the internet.  She posted a comment earlier today that, for some reason, can’t be located within this website otherwise I would have simply published it.  Then again, it might not have gotten the proper attention had it remained as […]

Maintaining the Status Quo

Posted by on October 5, 2010 in Training

The status quo:  my definition means not making any forward progress.  Sure, I was able to complete the Red Bank Triathlon this past weekend, #78 of the career, but I didn’t train at all in the week leading up to the race.  I neither gained speed nor did any of the core strengthening exercises to […]