Author Archives: arealityofmyown

Merry Christmas!


Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How Important Is The Workout Gear?


In this installment of milestones along my journey from office potato to triathlete, I wanted to point out just how important having the right gear for your workout really is. When I started my journey at 60 pounds heavier, I … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Gear, milestones, The Journey Book, Tips, Triathlon | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Remembering Why


As life goes on, training gets tough and the weather turns gloomy, it is important to focus on what matters.   It is important to the success of one’s goals, whether fitness they are fitness goals or business goals, to remember … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Goals, Triathlon | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas!  I hope everyone has a safe, fun, and active celebration with their family and friends! Today is a good day to throw the diets and exercise plans temporarily away.  Enjoy the time you have with the people you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Pyramid That Was Meant To Be


This was my second workout back at the gym after a few week hiatus. There was something new in store, but before we get to that, I must mention that this workout was in jeopardy of not happening. Being just … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Strength Training, triathlon training, Workout Logs | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Happy Halloween!


Happy Halloween! I Googled for “Scary Triathlon” images, but didn’t really come up with much.  Apparently, no zombies have ever attempted a triathlon.  But, I did find this crazy image on photobucket: That dude is pretty scary with those brilliant … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Wonderful World of Recovery


After four days of sickness, two of which are simply a gnarly blur of history, I am feeling human again.  Gone are the dry cough, watery eyes, aching muscles, congestion, and misery. It feels like I have a fresh start … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Nutrition, Recovery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment