Triathletes are the strangest creatures. Truly. They adore talking about their workouts, the long hours, the suffering, and the sacrifices they make in order to progress in the sport. Even Strava, the cycling/running/etc training app, has a “suffer score” for each workout. That says it all. How much can you suffer? How much can stress can you take? Continue reading
I’ve been trying to write a post for a couple days now, but every time I try to brainstorm a good topic to discuss, I get disappointed in my lack of creativity and propensity for distraction. Honestly, I’m in the middle of peak week for my first A-race of the season, Ironman Eagleman, and I’m freaking out. I have the full blown taper crazies. Continue reading
Nothing about the past couple weeks has been easy. Nor should it be. Losing your job is life-changing, as is getting a new one. I lost my groove there for a couple weeks, but I’m falling back into it and it feels good. It feels really good. I’ve finally found some motivation again and workouts are leaving me happy and tired. Continue reading
1. pressure or tension exerted on a material object.
2. a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.