I’ve been on a Ketogenic diet for about a month now, and I’ve been loving it. I’m obsessed with cheese (as I mentioned in my previous post) and Keto is super cheese-friendly. No carbs, high in fats and protein, cheese makes my world go round. Thinking of making cheese my next #ManCrushMonday. It’s getting serious. Continue reading
Triathlon training caters to, and creates, a certain type of athleticism. The constant pounding, pushing the heart and the body to be as efficient as possible. Hundreds of thousands of repetitions of strokes and steps only serve to reinforce certain muscles of the body, certain neural firings. Practice makes perfect, and the hours of training only reinforce the specific actions needed in the sport. Continue reading
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
First off, quick race countdown update: 6 DAYS until my first race of the season, Peasantman Triathlon. And 40 DAYS until Eagleman 70.3.
I am nowhere near ready for my first half, but time marches steadily on.
I’ve admittedly been a little MIA from writing, and from training. Although, no excuses, I do feel as if my reason is fairly valid. 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.
Hindsight truly is 20/20, and after the past two weeks I’ve had of traveling, it’s abundantly obvious why I’m sick now. Not enough sleep, drinking too much, eating (somewhat) unhealthy, and being in different places brought some kind of sickness on me. Continue reading