One week down, 19 to go!

I can't honestly remember that last time I put in a full week of training. But this past week changed that. With only 20 weeks until Ironman Louisville I knew I had to make some changes. There were constant mental battles to talk myself into actually doing the workouts. Each session felt like it was … Continue reading One week down, 19 to go!

Race day nutrition & Mc Idiots

Everything thing I write here is from a beginners point of view. Always has been. So excuse me if (as a beginner triathlete) I think some more experienced people are stupid... Let me explain.The other day I saw this article posted on facebook. The "McRunner", a Palatine father who is running the LA marathon on … Continue reading Race day nutrition & Mc Idiots

Diets are stupid… So there.

I hate diets and dieting. The main problem is that I LOVE food, specifically dinner. When I wake up one of the first things I think about if what I should make for dinner (Thanks Mom, I'm blaming you for that). I was texting my wife at 9:30am about going for wings and beer tonight!The … Continue reading Diets are stupid… So there.

Part 2 of a 2 Part Run

I have to admit, I almost didn't run. There was a voice in the back of my head saying "Well you DID already run a little this morning"SHUT UP VOICE!"Come on stay in, watch the ESPY's and have a beer"Well, that does sound good... except the ESPY's part.Then another voice popped in and said..."Adam DESTROYED … Continue reading Part 2 of a 2 Part Run

When you can’t run… Drink!

I was ready to go on my 10 miler today... I loaded up the camelbak with water and headed down Harrison... Nice and easy was the plan since did "The Hill" yesterday, surprisingly my legs felt fine.My goal was to get in my 10 miles before the rain hit... FAIL!!!About a half mile in it … Continue reading When you can’t run… Drink!