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Simple Nutrition for Athletes?


Is there such a thing as simple nutrition for athletes?  Is is possible to break nutrition and the need to fuel properly down to one or two rules? I am a huge fan of K.I.S.S., not the band, but the … Continue reading

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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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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

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Some Inspiration: Apolo and a Warrior


As an avid reader, I find a lot of my inspiration in quotes from books. This post explores two powerful quotes that are inspirational for triathlon training. One from Apolo Ohno and another from the field of zen. 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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A Few Difficult Weeks, But I Am a Triathlete


After a bee sting nearly brought on my death and getting the flu the day before the Santa Barbara Triathlon, these past few weeks have been a true test of life, attitude, and my devotion for triathlons. The Flu Won’t … 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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