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Andrew H. Patient Expert

Jacksonville, Florida
"Ironman is a lifestyle, not an event" The race is just a reward for all of the training. http://1happyathlete.blogspot.com/
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Cancelled IM CDA by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training For obvious reasons I'm not doing an IM in 2009. Although I'll certainly do another in the future, now is not the time. My best wished to you and your family for a truly ... Read on »
A message from Elle by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Hi Everyone I'm writing to let you know that I got to come home yesterday. It's been a really tough week, especially since I'm only 9 months old. I don't quite unde ... Read on »
The Worst Week of My Life by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training On Monday morning when I went into say goodbye to Elle she was very unresponsive. I'd describe it as catatonic. We rushed her to the emergency room at Wolfsons Childrens ... Read on »
Time Management by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training By now I’m sure you’ve seen - or at least heard about - Randy Pausch’s “Last Lecture.” If not, stop reading and go watch it right now: The Last Lecture With that intro ou ... Read on »
05/21/07: Recovering from the 1/2 by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I'll put up a race report in the next couple of days...for now, enjoy this: Dear Diary, For my sixty-fifth birthday this year, my wife (the dear) purchased a week of pe ... Read on »
05/19/07: Off to Orlando by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Hey Guys Thanks for the comments...since I'm a bit short on time today I'll respond when I get home on Monday. Sorry Barb - I'm apparently two years too young for you : ... Read on »
05/18/07: Florida 1/2 Ironman by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training In September 2005 at a Tony Robbins Seminar in Palm Springs, Life Mastery, I had an interesting experience that I'm sure many of you have had...I opened my mouth and some wo ... Read on »
05/26/07: Off to Austin by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I'm off to Austin for the next few days for some MUCH NEEDED r&r. I'm going out with the Team in Training Tri group that I've been coaching for the last several months. Fo ... Read on »
05/23/07: Finally Somewhat Recovered by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training First, thanks to everyone for your support and encouragement. It really means a lot. Now that I'm a bit rested, time to start planning my training. I'm about done scheduling ... Read on »
05/21/07: Race Report: Florida 70.3 by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Warning: I tried to include as many details as I could to give me something to look back on getting ready for my next race, so this is a little long..... Firs ... Read on »
06/07/07: My other favorite cycling drill by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training While I'm on the subject, here's my other favorite cycling drill: cadence. My normal cycling cadence is between 90-95. For the drill, I cycle at 100 for 3 minutes, 11 ... Read on »
06/07/07: Isolated Leg Training by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Since a couple of you asked about it, here's a bit about isolated leg training (ILT): ILT is one of the absolute best drills for smoothing out your pedaling stroke and ... Read on »
06/06/07: A few new resources by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I added a few of my favorite resources to the Favorite Links section: 1. Triathletes Training Bible, by Joe Friel. This book is an absolute MUST READ for every triath ... Read on »
06/06/07: A shift in perspective by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training On Monday I was contemplating lifting weights or not, since I'm doing a sprint race this weekend. I found myself thinking the same thing as Shannon, "it's only a sprint," so ... Read on »
06/04/07: Swimming and Biking and Running Oh My by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Let the training begin: today officially starts 22 weeks of training for IronMan Florida. After taking most of last week off, it's nice to feel rested. I met a friend ... Read on »
06/01/07: Stars must be out of alignment by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training It's been a really rough week for me and just about everyone I know. 99% of the time I'm extremely upbeat and optimistic - this is the other 1%. Starting on Monday, the rac ... Read on »
06/20/07: Too Much? by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training You crack me up Tea. I love all kinds of music, except one: country. Imagine rubbing sandpaper on raw exposed nerves....yip.....PAINFUL....that's what country music does ... Read on »
06/19/07: One of Those Days by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Ever have one of those days when the alarm clock goes off at an ungodly hour, long before the sun comes up, and you find yourself wishing it was National Stay in Bed Until t ... Read on »
06/18/07: Perspective by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Following is a really moving letter written from 1/2 of Team Hoyt. If you don't know about Team Hoyt, do yourself a favor and click here (you may want to have a tissue hand ... Read on »
06/16/07: Fitting Everything In by Andrew H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training First I want to address Tea's comment. Let me make sure I'm being very clear Tea: I said I think I now have the swimming ability of a half decent six year old swimmer, not ... Read on »