Category Archives: training

Training Report – March 25 – 30

This week marked one month out from the XTERRA in Yargo, GA, and I took that to mean I better see what I can do. That’s right… I am attempting to hit it hard – real training rather than having … Continue reading

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Man Meets Bath

I have a confession. I do not enjoy taking a bath. Not in the slightest. I think it is rather disgusting to lie and soak in a hot brew of my own filth. When I do take a bath, it … Continue reading

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Ben Greenfield Podcast, Butts, and Peeing on a Fire Hydrant

The above clip is from the Ben Greenfield Fitness Podcast. Recently, I’ve been doing all kinds of things to help rehab my hips (especially hip flexors) and my knees. I am really focusing on the weakness in my left leg, … Continue reading

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Training Report – June 18-22

With the Whitewater Xterra looming on the now nearing horizon, I’ve started to shift my training slightly. My goal is to decrease volume slightly and increase intensity. My hope is that since the race is not quite as long, this … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Myself

I was at a small gathering several weeks ago, and a few friends commented on how I was drinking copious amount of beer. I replied, “I’m taking a break from myself.” But let me backtrack slightly to give this comment … Continue reading

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Training and Taper Report – May 13-17

As race week arrived, I planned to get in some light training to not accidentally de-train, but I didn’t want to go into the race on tired legs, which definitely slowed me down in Miami – my day before pre-ride … Continue reading

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Training Report – May 5-12

For the upcoming race, I decided to try what I consider to be a bit of a reverse taper. I heard from various sources that I need to build in a week of recovery for about every 4-5 weeks of … Continue reading

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Training Report – April 22-28

For Monday through Thursday, I really tried to take it easy. I did quite a few long, mellow rides with Lily around the neighborhood and followed these with lots of stretching and some workouts with body weight at home. Since … Continue reading

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Dr. Phil Maffetone on the Talk Ultra Podcast

I couldn’t help but re-post this interview. It is interesting to hear the information from the man himself. Here are a couple links: Dr. Phil Maffetone and Talk Ultra. I hope it comes through well. I’m still experimenting with various delivery methods.

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Week of April 8-14 – Training Report

On Monday 8 April, I started the week with a much-needed rest day. Though I’m not getting in quite the volume I want, I have moved up the intensity and the many other aspects of life have been really taxing, … Continue reading

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