#7 lessons in listening and patience

If you ever watch the coverage of IM Triathlon on TV, they’re always talking about the patience it takes to go steady…..so as not to “blow up”.  The goal: “make it a long run and a short race”……the idea here is simple….wait for it……really that’s the idea, just keep waiting until the right moment.Well, this week I got a little taste of WHY the “patience of an Ironman” is such a highly regarded thing……and, well, when it’s force-fed, it kinda […]

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#6: a foundation of bricks

badass…a little thick around the middle by IM standardsneeds to be somewhere in the emaciated range to have that“tri-athlete look”. OK, by the 2 hour mark on the bike today, I was looking for something different to occupy my mind.  I had already watched Harry Potter and so took a brief moment to scroll through the free on-demand choices…..wouldn’t you know it, Enter the Dragon was a “new” free release……who can argue with a little 1973 action legend…..no doubt when […]

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#5: Go go gadget trainer

For the most part, I’m a gadget guy.  iPhone junkie, HUGE fan of the iPad and even though not much of a “gamer”, that kinect thing that Microsoft came up with looks pretty unbelievable. When it comes to my endurance training…..it’s no different.  At this point, I don’t think I could live without my Garmin 305;  I think our remote coaching software (powered by trainingpeaks) could be one of the easiest and most effective training tools around…..but when it comes to gadgets, […]

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