how to train like a badass


Many people are capable of carrying out incredible feats of endurance and strength. We read about them in magazines, watch films about their adventures, and daydream about what it would be like to do something "like that." Something badass. Well, around here, we don't believe that [...]

how to train like a badass2021-05-13T15:43:04+00:00

tracking your workouts with training peaks, strava, and garmin


With so many devices and apps available that will track your training, it's not hard to find something that will do the job. But the bigger challenge could be finding the right device, app, or system that works best for you. Before we dig into using [...]

tracking your workouts with training peaks, strava, and garmin2021-05-13T15:57:09+00:00

year in review: 2020 training


This year, I did some reflecting on both my reading and training habits. Before I looked back over my 2020 reading list, I knew that I'd kept up a fairly steady reading rhythm and had read consistently for most of the year. I wasn't as enthusiastic [...]

year in review: 2020 training2021-05-13T16:02:42+00:00

finding a purpose – why do you run?


A lot has changed in the past month. I haven’t stepped foot in my office or on a pool deck the past few weeks. And those two things have changed my daily routine quite a bit. I’m grateful that I have a job where I’m able [...]

finding a purpose – why do you run?2021-05-13T17:04:01+00:00

the language of swimming (a swim glossary)


A swim workout can look like an algebraic equation where you need to solve for x. 5 x 100 negative split on 1:30 And the parts of that equation that happen to be in English might be words you're not familiar with. Negative split?   Below is [...]

the language of swimming (a swim glossary)2021-05-14T14:33:41+00:00

don’t follow someone else’s training plan


Let's say you recently signed up for a race. You get back into a weekly training schedule - running, going to the gym. Things are good. And then a little voice speaks up. Is this really what you want to be doing? Why would you sign [...]

don’t follow someone else’s training plan2021-05-14T16:00:53+00:00

endurance training: lessons for life


When you commit to training for an endurance event, like an Ironman, you find a way to keep going. When you’re tired, you keep going. When you’re bored, you keep going. When you don’t want to keep going, you keep going. Training even when you don’t [...]

endurance training: lessons for life2021-05-14T16:42:40+00:00
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