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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

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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

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My Fifth Triathlon Is A Week Away!


I set the goal of finishing my first triathlon for two reasons:  1) to prove to myself that I can do something that I never thought I could do, and 2) to get myself to lose weight and get in … Continue reading

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Endurance Ride, Cycling Long and Far


Even though I am only participating in sprint triathlons this year, my cycling distances have been increasing, now pushing almost 30 miles.   This is more than double the distance of the bike portion for Ventura Tri at 12 miles. Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Triathlon Results Plotted… Finally!


The Analyst in me is very happy.  After entering the results from the 2010 UCSB Triathlon “Open” division into Excel, I finally, without further ado, present the scatter plot: The results are available for everyone to see at SBTiming.com.  So, … Continue reading

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Week 08.2010 Training Review: Burn Out


There is no one to blame, but myself. What can I say… I started 2010 off with a bang, running faster, farther, and more intense than ever.  Unfortunately, this enthusiasm didn’t translate to swimming and cycling got left on the … Continue reading

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One Picture, Seven Months of Training


For those of you who have been watching my journey from office potato to triathlete, the following picture shouldn’t surprise you.  You already know how far I’ve come.  In fact, the picture below really, really inspires to make 2010 the … Continue reading

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