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Hot n' Sweaty Southern Fried Triathlete by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So, it's Wednesday. Which means its time to start thinking about this weekend's bike. I may not be able to swim, but I can get efficiently from T1 to T2, especially when ... Read on »
In Which I Bang My Head Against The Wall (But Do Not Stop) by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I am seriously starting to wonder whether, having started this sport so late, I have reached the age that I will get no better, regardless of how I train. Yesterday was ... Read on »
Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My ability to bound out of bed without an alarm clock at whatever ungodly hour is legendary. Today, the machinery did not fail me. At 0400 my eyes were open and at 0415 I ... Read on »
Old School by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This weekend is the Avia Austin Triathlon, an olympic distance race Coach Kris and I put on the schedule to keep me from getting sluggish and to get some practice "racing" (a ... Read on »
Infection by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon An article last year in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that obesity (and thinness) are socially contagiou s. Among other things, we redefine what "fat" means i ... Read on »
Confidence by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So, the Missus is checking on the price and necessity of "evacuation insurance" for transporting my mortal frame, in whatever injured condition, from Ironman Cozumel back to ... Read on »
Tale of the Tape by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon For lunch, I ate a potato bigger than my head smothered in ham, turkey, bacon, cheese, butter, chives and sour cream. I started drinking beer at 4:oo--having waited a wh ... Read on »
Pushing Past "Good Enough" by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Someone once asked John D. Rockefeller, "How much money is enough?" His reply, illustrating the potential poison of material greed, was, "Just a little bit more." ... Read on »
Train de Pain by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Eeeez Wendesday, so eez day for st-r-r-r-r-rength training mit Miki. "You know, my shoulder was kind of achy this morning in my swim workout. Way down inside, it fe ... Read on »
Can't We All Just Get Along? by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So, Coach Kris wanted me to channel my inner Simon Lessing this morning and "go hard or go home." In order to fit in the 90 minute brick before the day job that pays for ... Read on »
Just Another Weekend In Paradise by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The weather man is a tool of the devil sent to torment Houstonians into a false sense of hope. We were told that Friday's thunderstorms would give way to drier and coole ... Read on »
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon ***This is a rant. If a rant is not your cup of tea, and if you're not prepared to hold out the possibility that the things you accept as true might be in error, then you mig ... Read on »
Father and Son by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Massive thunderheads tower over Southeast Texas tonight--beautiful, dangerous, unavoidable. They formed giant pockets of black boiling danger offset against other sections ... Read on »
In Soviet Russia by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The power was out today in the Pennzoil building where my gym is located. In Amer-r-r-r-reeeKAh, vee must to haff Car-r-r-r-r-rbon footpreent to exercise. Di ... Read on »
Stronger Secrets by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon An update on yesterday's information that I sent around. Several whom I contacted inquired about pay pal. Stronger has created a super secret pay pal link on her public bl ... Read on »
Blogger Down: TOP SECRET by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As you probably know by now, our AJ (aka Little Miss Runner Pants ) had a terrible cycling accident this past Saturday. She's healing well, but has a lot of recovering to do. ... Read on »
In Which The Swim Gods Hate Me by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon OK, so day two of attempted swim smack down? Not so much. Yesterday: got up but was greeted with an unexpected rest day on Training Peaks. Today: Got up at 04 ... Read on »
Put me in, Coach! by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I thought last week was easy. But Coach Kris has taken recovery to a new level. I have even less training this week than last. C'mon, Coach. **tap** **tap** **tap ... Read on »
Get Busy by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's time to get busy. Colorado is done. Vacation is done. Work and fall and school are upon us. It's time to focus and to "gird my loins"--not least because 15 weeks fr ... Read on »
Please Stand By by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I am in the midst of writing something to sum up the Colorado experience. Until then, a little kick in the pants for you: Read on »