When Plan A is stupid – you need a new plan

To kick off this series of write ups, lets talk about my original taper plan – and move on to the revised taper plan.  The original taper for Ironman this year is the result of feeling flat last yearat both IMWI and IMFL.  Prior to both races – particularly IMWI I had some incredible workouts.  […]

The Taper

My taper for Ironman Wisconsin has undergone some drastic revisions in the last 10 days.  All because of a little race called Pigman.  In terms of results, I’m pretty disappointed in the outcome.  However, in terms of learning things – I (thus far) am of the opinion that I learned a lot about my body […]

The Bucket List

I’ve been nuturing this post for a while, after much delay here it is, my athletic bucket list. Leadville Trail 100 MTB race Western States Endurance Run Swim/Bike/Run round trip to my parents house Firehouse 50 (4 person team) Ironman New Zealand (or really faraway place) That’s all for now. Some of them, I’m sure will […]

When to stop digging

  I learned something yesterday.  A couple things actually.  One – I don’t have it figured out.  Two – you can’t expect to go fast when you make poor training choices the week of a race – particularly a HIM.  What is surprising to me – is that I thought I already knew both of […]