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The Friday Top Five: The Five Greatest Albums From 1991 You've Probably Never Heard by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon If you are like me you most likely have severe psychological trauma induced by traumatic popular culture phenomenon from the eighties that you had absolutely no control ... Read on »
Say What? A Blog Post? by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The Year In Review:  Here I go again. I have been on hiatus for a long time. But like Val Kilmer said in his role as Chris Knight in Real Genius—the greatest film eve ... Read on »
My Pearl Armada And Career MTB Race #2 by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Um, I can explain. What appears to be a photo of Imelda Marcos' prison floor is really just part of my Pearl Izumi collection. Yes, I said "part." I am an endurance a ... Read on »
The Friday Top Five: My Five Least Favorite Things About Triathlon by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Ironically, my idea for this top five came while I was out pedaling away on the Musselman course this past weekend. You have a lot of time to think when you are pedaling ... Read on »
Musselman Half Iron Distance Race Report by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A new PR! Today I ran the Musselman Half Iron Distance Triathlon in Geneva, New York. This race was my very first Half Iron distance race six seasons ago, so it holds ... Read on »
The Friday Top Five: The Five Things I Have Learned Being Married by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Those of you with living with a domestic partner understand how difficult it is to negotiate space, time, and responsibilities. Relationships constantly evolve as we evo ... Read on »
Mountain Bike Race and HIM Preview by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Nothing, in my humble opinion, gets you ready for a HIM like going out and racing your first mountain bike race, ever, accompanied by your eight year old who also went o ... Read on »
The Friday Top Five: The Top Five Reasons I Race Triathlons by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Do you remember when the Friday Top Five was a staple of my blog? I do. It has made a return... AGAIN. The Top Five Reasons I enjoy Racing Triathlons 5) DIET: Look, ... Read on »
REV3 Quassay Race Report by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Flashing a little Rev3 Love, yo! I had a blast at Rev3 Quassay Half Iron distance. What can I say? How do you prepare for the first race of the season, a ... Read on »
Missing My Mojo? by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The fact that I have not written a blog post since—what seems like the Paleozoic Era—can have several possible explanations 1) I have had the busiest year of my profess ... Read on »
Kick Out The Funk by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There is good funk James Brown. George Clinton. Sly and the Family Stone. At its best, funk is a perfect recipe of soul, jazz, and Rhythm and Blues that deemphas ... Read on »
Vegans, Beer 4-Packs, And Training! by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon "If God didn't want us to eat animals, why did he make them out of meat." — Homer J. Simpson As much as I love Israeli couscous and quinoa, I start salivating like Pa ... Read on »
2012: A Fresh Perspective by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It is a new year. I am a little wiser. Where have I been again? Well, for starters, I put a lot of "time in the bank" at home over the winter recess. I know how incre ... Read on »
Lazer Helmet Give Away: And The Winner Is... by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Congratulations to some chick named Laura Wheatley . She is the proud new owner of a Lazer Tardiz helmet. The rest of you should be green with envy. Thank you to ever ... Read on »
The Friday Top Five: The Top Five Greatest Tunes About Rock n' Roll by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The Friday Top Five: The Top Five Greatest Tunes About Rock n' Roll As someone who actually teaches a course titled "The History of Rock and Roll," I feel a unique ... Read on »
The Friday Top Five: The Top Five Things You Give Up When You Become A Parent by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 5) Being Cool: Although some parents try desperately to remain cool by declaring to all the world that  they would "would never be caught dead in a minivan," having an i ... Read on »
Lazer Awesomness! Tardiz Helmet Giveaway! by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Friends! (Triathlon nerds and their supporters) Amazing news.  The fine folks over at  Lazer  have once again allowed me to giveaway another one of their super fas ... Read on »
Blogs, Bambini, And Bonking And The Friday Top Five by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Blogs: It's not me, it's you. Really.  Look, it's not that I don't love you, it is just that I need a better way of managing all of my fellow bloggers. Currently, ... Read on »
The Friday Top Five: The Five Worst 80's Artists by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Remember the 1980's? I do. Skinny leather ties, John Hughes films (I was no-so-secretly in love with Molly Ringwald), leg warmers worn over jeans, Atari, and Garbage P ... Read on »
Pardon The Interruption.... by Mark Olivieri Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yeah, so, I am not even going to "front" (as those of who are truly in touch with our hip hop sensibilities like to say).  I have been absent. I will spare you the detai ... Read on »