Tag Archives: exercise

Keeping the Flame Alive


Fire.  It is inside every triathlete. It is what makes us jump into freezing water.  It is what makes us ride 112 miles and then run a marathon! As strong as the Fire can be, it is also quite delicate.  … Continue reading

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Invest in Winter Training


Yeah, winter training is hard.  Its cold, dark, wet, and miserable outside.  Our daylight hours are reduced, making it difficult to be safe and get workouts in before and after work.  We have to buy expensive winter gear to stay … Continue reading

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When All Else Fails, Just Run


This morning, I met my trainer at the local community college track only to find that it was closed for renovation for the next FOUR months!  Seriously?  Four months to repave the track?  Wow…  SBCC must be getting scammed! While … Continue reading

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Training Is Not Always About Distance!


As triathletes, we must be flexible in our abilities to perform in different sports.  While marathoners must master endurance running, swimmers master moving through water, and baseball players focus on hitting and throwing balls, triathletes have even more to focus … Continue reading

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Tis the Season for Triathlon Training!


One of the best things about living in Santa Barbara, CA is the exquisite beauty of spring time.  Wildflowers are blooming in abundance, the hillsides are covered in bright green vegetation, and the weather is sunny, mildly warm, and clear. … Continue reading

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Live By the Olympic Creed


Apolo Anton Ohno continues to amaze me.  His approach to life is something that truly represents what it means to have lived.  I think that is why social media is all over him, be it on Facebook, Twitter, or Flickr.   … Continue reading

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Speed Workout Illustrated!


Sorry to disappoint you, but this post won’t have a center-fold of a hot blonde wearing a scant bikini.  This is Speed Workout Illustrated, not Sports Illustrated! hahaha! Now that I have your attention, lets get to the subject at … Continue reading

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