Don't Stop Exercising

Our country and the world are experience pandemic. To stop the spread of the coronavirus, we all need to minimize our contact with other people but that doesn’t mean you have to stop exercising. With a few pieces of equipment you can do a core and strength workout. Great for runners, triathlete or anyone thatContinue reading “Don't Stop Exercising”

Training Competition

On Strava and other social media, some athletes are trying to compete with others athletes. If you are one of them stop it. Don’t compare your training to another athlete. They can be training for different race and/or distance. Just focus on your training. What your coach has in the plan that is your trainingContinue reading “Training Competition”

Getting Into Our Comfort Zone

I started my Patriot Half Ironman training on January 6th with the base period. There has been a few hiccups but gaining momentum. The biggest issue was the pool heater just died and with cold days, the temperature dropped 10 degrees. I did have the option of going to another BSC gym with a poolContinue reading “Getting Into Our Comfort Zone”

Figuring It Out

Finish my first base but got sick on the easy week, which I lost swim time. Time to rethink my Half Ironman training plan. Many call for 3 hard/build weeks and 1 easy week but that doesn’t work for age groupers of 50+. Back to 2 hard/build weeks then 1 easy week. Also, I needContinue reading “Figuring It Out”

That Nagging Pain in the Butt/Hip Part 2

This post is about how to alleviate the pain. ¬†First, don’t sit for hours, get up every 15-20 minutes. Second is to stretch. You want to stretch the calves, hamstring, quad and hip flexors, it-band, piriformis, gluteus medius, lat muscles in the back. Sounds like the whole body but every muscle is connected and affected.Continue reading “That Nagging Pain in the Butt/Hip Part 2”