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B.O.B .

California
I love to talk about running and anything running related. I also enjoy blogging about completely random topics and trying to make running fit into them! Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I hope you enjoy my blog and look forward to reading yours.
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What training for an ironman looks like in gifs by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running                                               What I hope finishing looks like ... Read on »
Weekend Recap - 100 miles done! by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well hello friends. I hope you all great weekends! I am sure you will shocked to hear that I worked out. A lot. Did you know that triathlon clothing is trying to kill me? ... Read on »
It's just emotion... by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Training for any race can be emotional. I have trained for countless races and I've hit some rough patches here and there. I'm emotional, what can I say? So, I suppose I s ... Read on »
Friday Confessions by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Forgive me readers, for I have sinned. It's been a lot of weeks since my last confession.   1. I took three full days off of training last week. Two of these days I ca ... Read on »
4th of July Sunshine Festival 5K St Simons Island Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy belated belated 4th of July! The S.O. and I had a fabulous trip! Before hitting Savannah, we stopped in St. Simon's Island for Thursday night in order to run a 5K on ... Read on »
How to Choose a Bicycle in Eight Steps by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lately I have had a few people ask me about bicycles and what they should purchase. I naturally find this insane because I'm no expert and while I ride a lot for ironman t ... Read on »
June Recap/Stats by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy July everyone! I remember this month being one of the hottest last summer so I'm not surprised that my current long run pace has slowed way, way, way, and I mean way ... Read on »
Top Ten Reasons I Love the Computrainer by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running First of all, what the heck is a computrainer?   From the website FFC.com I've found a great definition: A CompuTrainer is a premier indoor bike trainer with a precisi ... Read on »
VO2 Max Test and BIG Miles by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been a bad blogger. I haven't written a post since last week. The shame! The horror! The lack of free time to fill your computers with mindless talk of working out! S ... Read on »
Words of wisdom by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As with any training, for any endeavor, there are highs and lows. I would be a robot if I could wake up at the Oatmeal's "ass o'clock" and workout, shower, eat breakfast,  ... Read on »
Happy Father's Day by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sometimes when I am sad and particularly missing my father, I google him. He died in 2007 so for the most part I find the same stuff. I find the articles on his accident. ... Read on »
There's always a solution by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lately I've been struggling to get all my runs in. I've been hitting all my swims and rides but the run has been eluding me. I know that part of it is because I keep telli ... Read on »
Weekend Recap by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Howdy! It was a solid weekend in training and probably one of the biggest volumes weeks I've had in a very long time.   A small group of us rode on Saturday and then ... Read on »
Bring on the Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You remember that part in Pulp Fiction where Mia Wallace is all, Well, I'm an Elvis people.   I've always loved Elvis. I remember hearing him as a child ... Read on »
I heart finish lines by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You know how some days you feel all... Well, today is NOT that day! It's National Running Day! Just in case you weren't made aware already by your thousands ... Read on »
May Stats/Recap by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Holy cow, it's June. That means I've only got four months until Ironman Chattanooga. Yowza! I had a pretty good weekend of workouts and got in both a long run and a long r ... Read on »
Not doing is underrated by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lloyd here. Typing is hard with paws, so if there are any typos...I don't care. Alos, any misspellings are because I am a dog. And I also don't care. I'm old and tired. Su ... Read on »
Why I chose Ironman Chattanooga by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Oh hi there. I'm back from a few days of feeling very tired. I think that Miami heat melted my brain and sucked a lot more out of me than I had anticipated. As much as I w ... Read on »
Miami Man Half Iron Speedway Edition Triathlon Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy belated Memorial Day! I celebrated yesterday by eating cheese fries and seeing the new X-Men movie because there was no way I was going outside after the sun beating ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday - Race Goals! by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Since I have a 70.3 on Sunday, I'm going to make this a special TTT with three goals I'm setting. This will be my 3rd 70.3 and I learned a lot at my last one . This race i ... Read on »