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brybrarobry

Burlington, Canada
IN MAY 2007, AFTER A 16 YEAR LAYOFF FROM TRIATHLONS, AT AGE 41, I DECIDED TO GET BACK INTO SHAPE AND LOST 50LBS. I ALSO BEAT MY BEST IRONMAN, HALF IRONMAN AND OLYMPIC DISTANCE TRIATHLON TIMES I SET IN MY EARLY 20'S. I KNOW HOW FAT, LAZY, UNHEALTHY AND SELF CONSCIOUS I FELT DURING THOSE LAYOFF... Full Bio
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Getting ready for warmer weather... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman You know when you have one of those days you needed at least one more hour of sleep? Well I had one of those days. I got woken up by Alice just before I was headed in ... Read on »
Shocking the system... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Today was the first day I've trained since last Thursday. That's 4 days of no training. It was also the first day since Thursday I didn't have a beer. It was just wha ... Read on »
Blowing off some steam... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman It was another great day today. Training wise, work wise and family wise. Work wise I love what is happening. I'm super proud of the work that's being done and no dou ... Read on »
Finally a real swim... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Swimming is my least favorite part. I like running and biking and I guess I consider swimming a necessary evil. It's not that it's all bad. There is times that I can ... Read on »
Another first for the year... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman As every morning my first task is to empty the tank and weigh myself. I know you are not supposed to, but I can't help myself. Today I was 194.8 lbs. The exact same w ... Read on »
What the hell am I doing... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Monday morning and it's my weekly weight watchers weigh in. Down another 1.2 lbs for the week. Not bad and not as fast as I want. I think it must be age that is preve ... Read on »
Using Strava for the first time... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Earlier this week I dropped 3 lbs in 4 days. It was after a two day layoff during Easter weekend. It was the most bizarre and welcome thing to go from 196 lbs down to 19 ... Read on »
Putting it all in perspective... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Woke up this morning and up 1.4 lbs. Why? Two reasons. Pizza for dinner last night, salt and I did a bike ride and used new muscles, water retention to repair muscles. ... Read on »
Finally a tough day... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman This morning I weighed in at 193 lbs again on the button. Which is great, on the surface. The other measurements on the scale like body fat, water content, muscle, etc a ... Read on »
A double record breaking day of sorts.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Yesterday I felt like something was wrong. Body is not working like it normally does. Only upside is I'm dropping weight. In fact I weighed in at 193 lbs today, another ... Read on »
I'm a little scared... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I wake up this morning, super tired. It's like for the past few days I've just woken up tired. First thing I did is stand on the scale and it says 193.6 lbs. WTF? I ... Read on »
My head hurts.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Now knowing me when my post reads "my head hurts" most, including myself, would think it has to with having one to many. We'll it doesn't. There is only two things th ... Read on »
A disciplined Easter... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I woke up tired. I got to bed too late and really needed at least an hour more sleep. It seems that when I don't get a full night of restful sleep I'm on edge. Noises ar ... Read on »
Major milestone today.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Yesterday I was pretty bummed that I hadn't got any lower than 196 lbs. It was a little depressing actually because I've been training hard and eating healthy. Last n ... Read on »
Underwater Audio Swimbuds Sport Review.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Ok as you know I'm not a reviewer. There is many triathlon bloggers out there that ask for free stuff so they can review them and get to keep them. For them it's just a ... Read on »
What the hell is happening to me... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Today was the 4th day that I've woken up and weighed myself and it's been the exact same weight, 196.4 lbs. WTF? I've been such a good boy. I've been eating exactly to m ... Read on »
First outside ride of the year... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I knew today was going to be a nice day. I'd been looking at the weather forecast all week. It looked like it was going to be unusually warm and warm enough for a bike r ... Read on »
There is no greater drug than a run...beer comes close... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman At the height of my Training June 14th, 2009 I like beer. Actually let me rephrase that, I love beer. It's my favorite food and drinking it is my favorite p ... Read on »
Winning is all about losing... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Today was the official weigh in for my weight loss challenge. To win I needed to be under 198 lbs by end of March. I did it. I weighed in at 196.6 lbs, and I didn't have ... Read on »
I'm dreaming about my boobs growing... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman So last night all I could dream about is that I have boobs. I know that it's because the doctor told me I had a hyper thyroid last week and when I looked into the side e ... Read on »