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My Current Status

I wish I could say that I ready and gunning for a gnarly season in 2014, which is what I was planning at the beginning of the 2013 season, but it just isn’t going to happen, and I’ve been avoiding … Continue reading

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A Damn Good Day for Fitness

As I continue to nurse my injuries from last year’s over-training and over-racing, I’ve come to terms with several things: 1) Time is essential yet painfully dreadful (I want, but I shouldn’t. I can’t, but I do. Don’t take this … 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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Race Report – XTERRA Southeast Championships – Pelham, AL, 18 May 2013

Sandbagging (but true – nonetheless): After doing a pre-swim on Thursday, I knew something was not going right. I could not get enough air. My swim suffered, and I identified what I did not want to admit was a fairly … 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 29-May 4

I planned and designed this to be a low-level training week for recovery before the final push to Oak Mountain for the XTERRA Southeast Championships. Overall, I shaved off a significant portion of training but was still able to keep … Continue reading

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Report – April 15-21

Apr 15 Monday started early with a Swim. I planned to get in more, but work got in the way, so I eked out a fairly easy 30 minutes. I felt sluggish with heavy legs. Later in the day, I … Continue reading

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