Archive for March, 2011

RSR 19 – The dangers of overtraining and burnout

Episode number 19 of my daily triathlon training diary….. Today was a VERY long day of training consisting of a swim, bike and run (x2).  I also talk about lack of nutrition and the dangers of over-training.  By the time I finished training and sat down to eat, it was about 11:30pm.  Anybody new to […]

RSR 18 – Getting my workouts in before the stroke of midnight

Episode number 18 of my training diary….. This was a long but productive day of workouts.  I finished everything before midnight hit. I talk about my “race weight” and also discuss the concept of compromising nutrition.  By the way, Publix has announced it’s Family Fitness Weekend schedule for 2011.  Anybody doing the Tri-Rock series? If […]

RSR 17 – A day off after my time off.. hmmmm…

Episode number 17 of my training diary….. This was my second day back in training and it is my day off… Well, not really but considering I have a tough week ahead I am taking it easy today, especially after yesterday’s bout with ITBS.  Big question of the day is what is your FIRST big […]

RSR 16 – Back to training… seriously!

Episode number 16 of my training diary….. This was the first day back of my training schedule.  Look how fresh I look before my workouts and how worn out I look AFTER the workouts!  Yikes!  Today’s schedule consisted of a swim and a run.  And yes, my I.T.B.S. showed up again! If you have any […]

RSR 15 – My new tri bike?

Episode number 15 of my training diary….. Where have I been this last week?  Did I really take all week off from workouts?  Watch the video to find out and watch as I was scoping out my Miami Man course later this year on my new tri bike.  Okay, so maybe not but it was […]

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2013 Upcoming Races
Labor Day Duathlon
9/1/13, Coconut Creek, FL
Short Course Duathlon Nationals
10/26/13, Tuscon / Oro Valley, Arizona
Turkey Duathlon
11/28/13, Coconut Creek, FL
Space Coast Half-Marthon
12/1/13, Cocoa, Florida
Last Chance Duathlon
12/14/13, Naples, FL
Jingle Bell Jog 5K
12/21/13, Sunrise, FL
2013 Completed Races
Ragnar Relay, Florida Keys (Ultra)
January 4-5, 2013, Miami to Key West, FL
Results: 32:59:17
Disney Family 5k
Orlando, FL, 1/11/13
Results: 18:41
Disney 1/2 Marathon
(Goofy Challenge)
Orlando, FL, 1/12/13
Results: 01:32.02
Disney 20th Anniversary Marathon
(Goofy Challenge)
Orlando, FL, 1/13/13
Results: 03:30:41
A1A Marathon
2/17/13, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Results: 3:10:11   --   BOSTON QUALIFIED!
2014 Scheduled Races
A1A Marathon
2/16/14, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Boston Marathon, Boston, MA
4/21/14, Boston, MA
Cellcom Green Bay Marathon
5/18/14, Green Bay, WI
Standard Distance Duathlon
World Championships
TBA, Pontevedra, Spain
Ironman Wisconsin, Madison, WI
September, 2014
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So if you have read any of the blog thus far you know a little bit about me… I can not be told what to do and I push myself about as far as I can be pushed!

But how did I get here and why? Well, that is what this page is about.

I was never really the athletic type. Sure, I played tennis in high school (and quite well, mind you) but running CERTAINLY was never my thing!

The start of 2009 was big for me as I came to the realization that I had put on too much weight over the past 10 years (read more...)