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Starting Block (#2) 

  So now I am on my second block of the year. The first block of training was about 9 weeks long with 1 swim meet, 1 sprint tri, 1 half marathon, and Ironman Florida 70.3 to finish. After having my one week of active recovery and a very fun metric century bike race –

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Ironman 70.3 Florida RECAP…

Got that out the way…. What a eventful day that was.  The weather man lied to me, I had a couple issues prior to the race, nervousness crept up, and just the race itself was no walk in the park.  As race #1 of the year, I can honestly say it was pretty successful and I

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PEAK WEEK IS OVER!!!

I am one week from the first Ironman 70.3 race of the year and boy am I thrilled! Not just because I am racing but because this week is taper week and I will savor the crap out of it. I am coming off a peak week where I tested my fitness for all three

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2 weeks out

Boy oh boy! I am two weeks out from the first Ironman 70.3 of the season and I am nervous! I know I’ve been training pretty decently and I am in much better shape than I was last year, but that little voice in my head keeps saying things like “You need more training”, “You

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My Nutrition in a Nutshell

I have been asked about my nutrition by multiple people. Specifically, I’ve been asked what I eat, when I eat, when do I prepare my meals, what the hell is Paleo, and how I manage everything. Well it was no simple task to do, but over time I started getting a better understanding of what

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This Years Calendar

So for this year I really wanted to see what I am made of and also see if I can make this sport a career. Obviously for it to become a career I would need to be training like a mad man and racing often as well. Not to mention, I have to come within

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First BIG Win!

So besides coming home with the first BIG win of the season, I also had the pleasure of taking this 20 and some odd pound GIANT uhm…. vase? home with the overall win at the Parris Island Sprint Triathlon. I could not be any happier or astonished with my performance this race because I was

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Season Opener….. What? Already?!

Wait hold up…. The season is starting? Even though I have been waiting for the season to start and have been doing nothing but preparing, I still feel like I have a lot more getting ready to do. I guess the fact that I’ve put all my train of thought towards the half Ironman distances and

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What is Motivation?

“Listen to me. PAIN IS TEMPORARY! It may last for a minute, or an hour, or a day, or even a year. But eventually it will subside and something else will take it’s place. If I quit however, it will last forever.” – Eric Thomas Motivation is a psychological feature that induces an organism to

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You have to start somewhere George….

Alright… first post and already this is weird haha. I always found it oddly cool to follow someone’s life through their writings but never actually thought I would venture into doing it myself. I have set a healthy goal of two posts a week about thoughts and events or really any nonsense I can conjure up. Like

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