Ironman-to-bes: by now you know how to follow your training plan, what your legs feel after the longest ride of your life, and which activities you are and aren’t capable of on Saturday nights (for the love of crap, stop RSVPing to parties you know you won’t bother to get out of the shower and […]Read more "Bring it."
I was invited* to review Max Bower’s “Tri Harder – the A to Z of Triathlon for Improvers: The triathlon competitors’ guide to training and improving your running, cycling and swimming times,” published by YMCA Ed for Central YMCA – the UK’s leading health, fitness and well-being charity. The guide is available on Amazon for […]Read more "Book Review: “Tri Harder: the A to Z of Triathlon for Improvers”"
Happy New Year! Say what? We’re 4 months into the new year? Whatever. MUCH has happened since my last post. New apartment! New job! New neighborhood! New coach! New mug! New schedule! New training logistics! And now, 14 15 weeks later, much of the above is new again. I attempted to make the new job […]Read more "Rebuilding"
Recently, an esteemed acquaintance said that I haven’t yet paid my dues to the sport of triathlon. He didn’t mean it in a jerktastic way –in fact he was saying it to comfort me— but it made me think. I trained for my first triathlon when I was staring down the barrel of my 30th […]Read more "Paying Dues"
I am not a PR person, I do not have an MBA, I know nothing of “marketing” except that it is an often over-and-mis-used word, and it seems to me anyone can “market” these days. I have no idea what companies get out of sponsoring amateur athletes, or how amateur athletes demonstrate their value to […]Read more "Make Some Noise!: Regarding Sponsorship"
One day in mid-July I got a pretty fantastic e-mail from my friend, Bill McKee. It read, in part: Quick question for you… would you like to meet Craig Alexander for a one-on-one interview? My wife [Deirdre McKee] works for a consulting company and one of their clients, Core Power, is a sponsor of Craig […]Read more "Recovery: My Interview with Craig Alexander"