Monthly Archives: February 2011

Half-iron time goal

The second page of this article lays out some math to calculate your Half-iron time goal based on a past Olympic distance performance.  So, based on my results at The Grand Columbian, I should be shooting for: swim: 42:16 bike: … Continue reading

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HI-14 (14 weeks until my first half-iron)

I’m on a 16 week training plan by Matt Fitzgerald that I took out of Triathlete magazine last year, and held onto until now.  Here’s a sample week: Monday rest day!

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Running Tip: Heel Drag

When I’m running along my neighborhood sidewalks, I’ll sometimes be approaching someone from behind who is taking up a great deal of the available space. My calls of “excuse me!” are often ignored, or at least not reacted to swiftly … Continue reading

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Pre-workout Nutrition

Back before I knew anything about anything, I would set out for a run in the morning on an empty stomach, thinking that my body would be forced to use my fat stores for fuel.  Although it is possible to … Continue reading

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