1.2 mile swim, 60 mile bicycle ride, 13.1 mile run I awoke at 4 am this past Friday thought to myself “I am ready to do another long triathlon.” It had been 9 months since my open heart bypass surgery and I was feeling great. Each morning for the past few weeks I would wake […]
2018 has been an epic year for my health. 4,003 miles on the bicycle, 1,036 miles running and 32 miles swimming – and open heart surgery.
Reached a few key fitness goals today – 2,000 miles bicycle, 500 running, 5 swimming. I didn’t start the year with those goals at all. In mid-April my daily goal was simply to live one more day. The year started out like many years. I had set a few business goals but unlike years past, […]
Today was bonk-day. What is a bonk? It is when you are doing some type of physical activity – usually exercise – and suddenly run out of energy. Kind of like walking through your grandma’s basement and smacking into a steel drainpipe hanging from the ceiling, right into your sweating forehead. It is not “I […]
A half mile swim. Three mile run. Twelve mile bicycle ride. That is the normal distance for most sprint triathlons. One of my goals this year after my second heart attack in February was to do a short triathlon. I had circled October 15 on my calendar, as this was the date for the Oklahoma […]