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Moment in transition

Moment in transition

I havenโ€™t written a post in several months. Not because Iโ€™ve stopped training. I havenโ€™t known how to express where I am in my athletic development. The joy of training hasnโ€™t gone away. Nor has the desire to push myself to achieve new things. I feel as if Iโ€™m moving...

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A new ludicrous Ironman goal

A new ludicrous Ironman goal

In January 2019, the goal of completing an Olympic distance triathlon was a stretch, but I was confident that I could do it. It wasnโ€™t a big enough goal. So, in April of the same year, I decided to shoot for something that I thought was out of my reach. Complete an...

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Run Houston! 5K  Surprise 4th Place

Run Houston! 5K Surprise 4th Place

Determined to have an improved marathon result at my next Ironman race (Ironman Cozumel, November 2023), I've been focusing on developing my running speed. Two things that I've been doing to improve my running capacity are track workouts and yoga. Yoga to lengthen and...

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Athletic Definition Podcast Interview

Athletic Definition Podcast Interview

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of talking with Coach Ray Z about my journey from sitting on the couch to becoming an Ironman finisher. You can listen on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/episode/6YFfxR9TCdYh934vIAEsOF?si=xCiY3OKASsmOLBTKx5N7sQ or watch it on YouTube...

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Yoga Progression

Yoga Progression

Yesterday after my 1:1 yoga session, Andrea, the instructor said that she had some feedback for me. She rarely does this. For a split second, I felt defensive and prepared for an attack. I quickly realized how nonsensical that stance was, took a breath, and thought ok...

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Achilles pain

Achilles pain

After completing Ironman Texas about four weeks ago, my calf and Achilles tendons are still tender and painful. Having muscle pain and edema after an endurance event is normal. Ironman distance races are incredibly draining and affect my whole being. Typically, I'll...

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