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Last Push before Fort Yargo XTERRA

Here is a quick run-down of my final run-up to the race: Saturday, 12 April Day off Sunday, 13 April Brick: 25-minute bike followed by a 35-minute run – both at tempo or higher. Spent most of the afternoon paddling … Continue reading

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Couple Questions Answered on Fitness Podcasts

I am an avid podcast listener, as I’ve had it with our standard sound-bite culture and now much prefer long-form conversation and the idea that I can pull what I want from the information vortex rather than having information pushed … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Qualification for XTERRA Nationals

With my result at Whitewater, I ended up qualifying for the XTERRA National Championship. Here is what they sent via email: “Congratulations! Your outstanding performance in this year’s XTERRA America Tour has qualified you to compete at the prestigious XTERRA … Continue reading

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2013 XTERRA Southeast Region Results

The race at Whitewater was my last of the season. Though I planned to race a few more times this year, Whitewater was my last race for the Southeast Region point series. So, the season was over, which was one … Continue reading

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Race Report / Part II – XTERRA Whitewater – Charlotte, NC, 14 July 2013

Prerace Race morning started a bit rocky with the alarm and the wake-up call not coming through (glad I had the back up plan, huh?), but luckily, I get up early anyway, and I didn’t lose much time. After a quick … Continue reading

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Race Report / Part I – XTERRA Whitewater – Charlotte, NC, 14 July 2013

Pre-Race Happenings For the two weeks leading up to my taper week, I was able to get in some solid training. My injuries were still lingering but not as strong, and I did a sort of reverse taper. I started … 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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