Category Archives: Workout Logs

Workout Logs – These are my person logs that I share with the greater community. Here you can track my progress, see my workout sequences, and even have a laugh or two as I blunder here and there.

Mapping 2010 Workouts


One of the cool things about using a GPS enabled heart rate monitor, such as the Garmin 305, is that you can easily map your workouts.  Not only does this provide you with pace, distance, and elevation data, but it … Continue reading

Posted in analysis, Cycling, Fitness, inspiration, milestones, Running, Tools, Trail Running, Training Charts, Triathlon Charts, triathlon training, Workout Logs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The First Ride of 2011!


First, Happy New Year!  What better way to welcome the new year, than with an awesome bike ride through Goleta, Ca.  While the weather was a tad on the chilly side, the brilliant, bright sun and clear weather made for … Continue reading

Posted in analysis, Cycling, Fitness, Training Charts, Workout Logs | Tagged , , , , , , | 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

Pace Strategy: A Saturday Run Workout Example


A quick look at why pace strategy is important during any endurance event. This is illustrated with a training chart showing the split times of a recent run workout. Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, inspiration, Running, Training Charts, Workout Logs | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

How Ankles, Rocks and Dogs Don’t Mix


It was supposed to be the workout of my week:  a 10k trail run with an 1,800 foot elevation gain to the top of Inspiration Point.   While the region was focused on the Santa Barbara International Marathon at the waterfront, … Continue reading

Posted in Running, Tips, Trail Running, Uncategorized, Workout Logs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Running up Jesusita & Swimming in Lightning


Trail running is a heck a lot of fun.  Swimming in the pool, gracefully gliding through the water, is very sublime.  As a triathlete, one of the best parts of my training is the variety of workouts I endure.  In … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, inspiration, Running, Swimming, Tips, Tools, Workout Logs | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

How My Busy Afternoon Screwed a Great Workout


There are afternoons that just fly by like like the clock has had too many grande red-eyes from Starbucks.  It is that situation where you start working on something at 1pm and then suddenly realize that it is already 4pm … Continue reading

Posted in analysis, Commentary, Goals, Nutrition, Strength Training, Triathlon, triathlon training, Workout Logs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment