Ironman North Carolina 70.3: Race Recap

I love it when a plan comes together.

Ironman North Carolina 70.3

The Ironman North Carolina 70.3 triathlon was initially scheduled as my test race for Ironman Arizona the following month.  Unfortunately, my last two triathlon seasons have been plagued with obstacles that have taken just a little longer to overcome than expected.  Instead, it became my triathlon season closer. Last year was a year of injuries, after […]

Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 Triathlon Part Deux

The 2nd time is the charm, or maybe not

Ironman Chattanooga 70.3

Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 Prolougue I had every intention of getting some vindication on the Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 course this year.  I made a plan, trained for it, and stayed healthy, but unfortunately it did not come to fruition as I expected. Last year I toed the line injured at Ironman Chattanooga 70.3, and struggled with all […]

Tips For Quality Run Training

Quality Run Training

This is originally from an article in USA Triathlon magazine by Bobby McGee. I agree with it, but only after basic run fitness has been accomplished. Tips for Quality Run Training Train no faster than one pace quicker than the race you are training for. For example, 5k pace is good for an Olympic-distance race, […]

Yamuna Body Rolling – Better than Foam Rolling?

Yamuna Body Rolling

  Being immersed in the fitness industry provides me with a ton of different opportunities to experience different techniques, methodologies and products.  I recently had the privilege of a one-on-one demo of the Yamuna® body rolling technique that focuses on myofascial release. Recovery Most runners, triathletes and other endurance athletes tend to neglect recovery.  Why?  Well, […]