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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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A Surprisingly Good Bike Assessment

A Surprisingly Good Bike Assessment

Today's bike test went better than I expected. I've explained the process and purpose of lactate testing in previous posts (here, and here). Anticipating the assessments always makes me anxious and I tend to look for reasons to cancel them. Rather than run from the...

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Cycling Gains through Mental Trickery

Cycling Gains through Mental Trickery

I've learned through experience that success in endurance sports is largely a mental game. On the surface, that concept seemed straightforward. In short, my mind and body have to work together to complete an endurance event. Easy. Wrong! Those words simply don't...

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Ironman 70.3 ChattanoogaMay 21, 2023
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I sit a lot, ride bikes a lot and my hips are very tight. As a consequence, I donโ€™t get full range of motion as I exercise and am unable to fully tap into my power (thinking about running).

So, yoga benefit #738 - unlock your body to more fully express your power and go faster for longer ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ.
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What a fun group ride with #team_vario, lead by coach Reggie @runnerdude73.
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