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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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Legs strong, but... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman You are going to get sick of hearing this, I hope. It's crazy how many big brand franchises are interested in wanting to get involved with my new app. Just today alone I ... Read on »
It's much easier when you have something someone wants... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I have the most crazy dreams, always have. This morning I had a dream that was so real it woke me up at 5 am. It was one of those dreams that rattled me, next thing yo ... Read on »
Food is a drug... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Ok, so as I've gotten older I've started to better understand my body. More specifically the changes I feel when I eat or drink and wake up the next morning. For near ... Read on »
It's been about 3 months... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Wow, I can't believe I haven't blogged in three months, it seems longer. Lots has happened since then, maybe that's why I think it's been longer than 3-months. Fir ... Read on »
New Lifestyle... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I'm entering a whole new world. A changed lifestyle. With no Ironman races to train for and work becoming my top priority. That doesn't mean I'm not going to train. T ... Read on »
Third day's a charm... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman A photo I took from the back of our house in Winnipeg. This weekend I slept in and when I say slept in I mean 11 am on both Saturday and Sunday. I'm not ... Read on »
Intuitive Turning Points... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Once upon a time, October 9th, 2009 my brother Bob and his girlfriend Darlene came to visit from Winnipeg. That night we ended up in the Pig & Whistle and before the ... Read on »
And the beat goes on... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Yesterday I did my first run post Ironman Boulder and Today I did my first bike ride. I had to hold myself back from using the word training session. I guess the phra ... Read on »
Purging... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Since I've decided to retire from doing another Ironman I've had to purge myself of Ironman reminders, as best I can. I can't change my wardrobe, I have to much inves ... Read on »
No Post Ironman Blues... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Ironman Boulder ended 8 days ago. Lots has happened. Since leaving Boulder Alice and I did a route 66 road trip. It was an audible. We had no plans to drive  Route 66 ... Read on »
Ironman Boulder 2014 Race Report.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Ok, here it is, my Ironman Boulder 2014 race report. It's my 12th Ironman and going into this one I knew it would be my last as I decided to retire from Ironman Racin ... Read on »
The Ironman just got harder.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman This being my last Ironman why not make it harder? Why not make it harder? Because it is hard enough. Over the past few days I've been talking with Alice and just cri ... Read on »
Boise Bound… by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Just to make this Ironman a little harder I figured I’d go to Boise in between Thursday’s registration and Saturday’s gear drop off. There’s two risks. M ... Read on »
Made it to Boulder... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman We made it to Boulder. It wasn't too bad of a road trip. Other than the road food which is another word for junk food. Our second night we Stayed in Lincoln N ... Read on »
I'm really not that fat... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Today is D-Day. Start our D-rive to Boulder. I didn't pack last night. Too tired. Instead packed this morning with a clear head and in under 90 minutes was done. A ... Read on »
Finishing Strong... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman This has been an interesting month of training. After today I've done 45 hours of training in 27 days and I've taken 11 rest days. That means 45 hours of training in 16 ... Read on »
Just like old times.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman It's getting closer to race time. Next Sunday I'll be pulling the line at Ironman Boulder. I think it's an only fitting race as my first Ironman was in Canada in Pent ... Read on »
A big motivation... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman After Tuesday's 5.5 hour day of training I took Wednesday off to recover. Then was back at it yesterday with with a near 2.5 hour day of running and swimming. It's ... Read on »
Countdown 11 days... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Ok, so I haven't posted since last week. Lots has happened since then, kind of. On the training front last week was a low week of training. Only 4.5 hours. I did a lo ... Read on »
It's not easy... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman The good news is I only had one training session today. The bad news is it's my running speed work and it's a hurt locker session. I got caught up in some work this m ... Read on »