Ironman Round 2 – I’m coming for you New York!

Ironman Round 2 – I’m coming for you New York!

Jan 26

First off, let me just throw it out there that I might be the world’s worst blogger.  So much for talking about my Ironman journey last year.  My last blog entry was so long ago that I didn’t even have a road bike yet.  Yikes! Its a shame that I didn’t keep up with it, as so much crazy, intense, and amazing shit happened over the course of the past year that I wouldn’t...

Back in the Water

Back in the Water

Feb 04

I finally got to swim again this morning!  My kick-ass physical therapist, Mary Baker over at Evolution, told me to give it a shot today to see how my shoulder feels. She said not to push it and to restrict myself to around 250m or so, which is exactly what I did. At first I was a little worried….the first 2 laps were nerve-racking as hell.  There was a lot of crunchiness is my shoulder,...

Ironman Update – 12/24/10

Ironman Update – 12/24/10

Dec 24

The year is almost up, and training for the Vineman Full Triathlon is in high gear.  I had a slow start between taking some time off after NYC Marathon to recover and the re-emerging back issues around Thanksgiving, but all is good in training land now. My back feels “good” again, and I’m in my 2nd week of intense training that includes multiple 2-a-days throughout both weeks....