Category Archives: Training

Reason # 1,987,321 to not like swimming

I got back in the pool this morning for a swimming technique class which I had been goint to quite regularly before new year.  I’d like to say it was good to get back in the water.  But I don’t … Continue reading

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Its a Miracle I tell ya!

One of my only goals this year is to try and become a little more flexible.  See the word “little” I don’t want to set myself up for failure.  For example I will never be able to do this pose … Continue reading

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Making the most of a bad situation and my fun new bike!

I planned for this Saturday as I have every other Saturday this month to go out and hit the trails on my new green machine/commuter/cross bike.  It is a no-name brand steel framed cross bike which I bought on a … Continue reading

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Winter Running Live Video info Session

All you ever wanted to know about winter running and more!  Lots of props as well as all the Q and A you want! Check it out ! http://teamwildathletics.com/2012/12/13/embrace-winter-running-learn-more-in-a-live-stream-with-teamwild-coaches/  

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OVER BOLUS AND TRAIL RIDES!

THE OVER BOLUS AND STUNNING TRAIL The past two Saturdays I have rented a cyclocross bike – a lovely Trek ION from Trek of Highland Park Trek ION attempted to join the group cyclocross ride.  The first Saturday was warm  in … Continue reading

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The un-marathon race report

The NY ING UN-Marathon Race Report In April 2012 I ran the Chi-town half marathon in 1:38 which qualified me to get into the NY marathon.  I had never entered the lottery to get in but had always wanted to … Continue reading

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Feeling alive at five!!!!!

I spend most of my days indoors in an office.  The office has a nice view but its indoors and well its boring most of the time.  As I left my office today, Friday, it started to rain.  No, let … Continue reading

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5,000 Kettle Bell Swings

I swear I did that many yesterday.  It was brutal.  It was something completely different from my last 18 Saturdays.  I did a bootcamp.  If you don’t know what a kettle bell swing  is – here is a link http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/eow-kettlebell-swing . … Continue reading

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Weed Farm

As I rode my bike to work today, I passed the location where I learned how to swim.  I think of it as the birthplace of Gillian the triathlete.  It was at the New City YMCA at the corner of … Continue reading

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Chasing “down” the blood sugars – The Chicago Marathon Race Report

This was Chicago Marathon #7 for me and my 23?ish marathon in total.  Was it a PR-no, but damn I felt really good.  I really wish I could explain why. I had never run a marathon without officially training for … Continue reading

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