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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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If I Knew Then, What I Know Now by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I truly believe business is about more than just money, it’s also a journey of personal growth and provides the opportunity to better oneself. I’ve been fortunate to ... Read on »
Riding the getting back at it roller coaster... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I was right about today I woke up in a much better frame of mind from yesterday. I’m still in poor sleeping habits and that’s going to cha ... Read on »
First training session of the year… by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I looked at my calendar and see that I’ve only trained two days in the past 13 days. It was during the Christmas and New Years break and intentional. I wanted to spend ... Read on »
Getting back on the healthy lifestyle track.. by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I can't tell you how lousy I felt last night. Even before bed I had a headache and I never get headaches and it didn't go away until this morning. At 3 am I ... Read on »
Having fun is costly.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman So I haven't posted since ... Read on »
Helping the economy big time... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman In Canada the day after Christmas is called Boxing day. It's a holiday and its the day that all the stores have post Christmas deals. Lots of good deals. ... Read on »
Another Christmas, another run... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman This Christmas was different. Alice and I got to sleep in. In fact we were the first up at 10 am. Normally the ... Read on »
Final prep... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman My email has an auto responder that I'm out of the office on Christmas vacation, beginning today.  With that said I still had to check email. Out of habit. And I ... Read on »
Ready for a break... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I'm going to try and do something I haven't been very good at. I'm going to try and shut down from work from tonight until January 6th. I'll probably check emails tomorr ... Read on »
It's a new world in the gym... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman The other day I was doing some weight training and as I looked around something dawned on me. People really know what they are doing. I remember the good old days in ... Read on »
Making gains.... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Part of this blog post is about my #1 son Reid. He's an amazing kid and I'm pretty blown away that he's my son. He definitely takes all the good stuff from his mom. ... Read on »
Fight or Flight???......CHARGE!!!! by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Yesterday was one of those days. I don't get into detailed work stuff but lets say that something went customer centric wrong. We had to send an email out explaining ... Read on »
I'm starting to think water is important...my philosophy by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman So here's the deal on my philosophy about water. Because I'm a big philosopher on water. I do an Ironman on close to 20 hours of training per week and feeling pretty ... Read on »
My hair is minty fresh... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Yesterday morning in the bathroom I was brushing my teeth, finished up and saw a big blob of hair gel on the countertop. I had no idea how it got out of th ... Read on »
I'm an Endurance Athlete and I have issues... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I was watching a video for sale about the Tour across America and one of the comments from Lance Armstrong was "All endurance athletes are running away from some ... Read on »
Exhaustion to Organized... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I woke up completely and utterly exhausted today. For two days I've felt physically, mentally and spiritually exhausted. This doesn't happen to me often. ... Read on »
Ironman training and racing on the cheap... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman When I started doing triathlons back in 1986. I was 21 years old. I remember my first race ever. The Morden Tin Man. A half Ironman Distance Race. They only had two distance ... Read on »
Wanting a change... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I woke up this morning feeling crappy and bloated, up about 2 lbs. I ate lousy last night. I got into my old routine had some M & M's, Goodies, Sunflower Seeds and P ... Read on »
No doubt in my mind supplements and routine help... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman Today I absolutely 100% confirmed in my own mind that supplements help improve training performance. I was in sales meetings and didn't train for two days. Today was ... Read on »
Ironman races aren't fun yet we're excited to do them... by brybrarobry Posted in: Blog Posts in Ironman I've done 11 Ironman races and I don't enjoy them very much. Yet my plan is to try and do one once a year. At this point you probably have that German Sheppard t ... Read on »