We woke up on race morning at 4 a.m. to get in some calories and get headed over to the starting area. One thing we did not anticipate well was that it was freezing outside. It was 40 degrees outside with a good breeze blowing. It was cold to the point where it hurt your [...]
Ironman week is a spectacle. Picture 2800 hard core, Type-A athletes that have been training 12-20hrs a week for the last year, all in the same place for a long weekend. In addition, everyone has been tapering for the past several weeks to prepare. So everyone’s got all this extra [...]
Thanks for stopping by. For those of you who are here for the first time, this is basically a personal journey of trying to complete Ironman Florida. Since signing up last November there have been 17,562 visitors….Whoa!…I had no idea this many people would check out my ramblings. I should have used [...]
After having a nice recovery week, this week was time to get back on the horse…so to speak. We’re getting to the point in the training volume where it is necessary to do 2-a-day workouts, because it’s just not feasible to do 3+ hour workouts after work. This would leave me finishing my workouts at [...]
February was a great month in terms of building consistency. Other than missing the 1st workout of the month I was able to follow my training plan exactly.
Swim = Blue Bike = Brown Run = Red Orange = Lift Green = REST
My Monthly workouts for Feb in review are below:
One month has gone by since I signed up for IMFL. As mentioned previously, this will be my first Ironman since IMFL in 2000. Also, I have only been running for the last 4-5 years to stay in relative shape, so for all intents and purposes, we are starting over. No place is that more [...]