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Ryan

I started Training for Triathlon in February 2009, and have completed sprint and olympic distances, as well as participated in several 5k races in preparation. I am currently training for the Ironman 70.3 in Augusta, and then the Gulf Coast 70.3 distance in 2010. I hope my fitness will be at a... Full Bio
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IM70.3 Florida by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I think this race was a great learning experience for me. I think when I talked about it with my friends, they thought I was not feeling great about it because I may have ... Read on »
weekend workouts and extra credit. by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I am not going to go much into the weekend workouts. Saturday: 2000M = 2 crossings at lucky's lake swim. Then 75 minute run. I ran in the 140-155 range for HR, and f ... Read on »
good days and bad. by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon today i swam 2000m in open water - specifically a lake. (http://luckyslakeswim.com) then i ran 10,480 meters in 1 hour 15 minutes. weird thing. 6.5 miles, and 1:15 happened ... Read on »
all joking aside - well, mostly... by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I like to kid, I like to joke, I like to have fun, I like to laugh. I will sometimes make fun of myself so that others will be happy, or crack a smile, or feel better abou ... Read on »
seizure swimming by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This morning's swim workout 100pull 100kick 100pull 100kick 100pull 100 finger tip drag 100 tennis ball in hands 100 one arm 100 one foot in the air 100 s ... Read on »
pushing it. by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 60 mile bike on saturday, 9 mile run on monday, 2900 swim on tuesday, zombie tuesday night, missed alarm on wednesday morning. I have also gained 6 lbs of something. ... Read on »
morning epic swim - tiresome by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon today's workout 50x10 warm-up 10sec RI 500x2 easy+ 400x2 mod 200x2 hard 200 back total: 2900 By the way, I came REALLY close to falling asleep at work to ... Read on »
Hoo Ha Ride Glide for my lady bits. by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I initially posted this on the trifuel.com forum, and thought I would repost here. SO, today I was completely out of chamois cream (I usually use some Chamois Bu ... Read on »
Recovery/RR Goofy by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Well, I did the Goofy.  Saturday, I woke up at 2:45 to get to Disney for the 5:30 race start.  Run/Walked it.  Finished under time. Sunday, I woke up at 2:45, forgot m ... Read on »
IM Florida by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Coach wants me to start this back up again.  I have signed up for IM Florida, and this is sure to be an exciting year of IM Zone 2 training. I have been working on my ... Read on »
Acoustibuds Review and Giveaway by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Here is sheri's giveaway.   I am hoping I win so that I can try them out. Acoustibuds Review and Giveaway Read on »
42 by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 42 - The answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything, and my number for this week.  I will let you know what it means Sunday if I can. Read on »
Marriage counselor to the rescue! by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I read this WSJ Endurance Widow , and noticed there was no real solution presented for how to not have marital strife as a result of significant increase of exercise on the ... Read on »
myocardial? by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Funny, I initially wrote Myocardial instead of myofacial in my last post.  Could you imagine me rolling out my heart muscle with a foam roller??!! Read on »
Foam Rollers by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Today i used a foam roller i bought at the Sports Authority.  I have been tender in my legs for a while, and I was told that it is a good way to release tension caused by r ... Read on »
bikila? by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon i am thinking of getting the blue bikila VFFs for running.  I think my wife thinks this is weird. Read on »
why no pictures from the rear? by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Why do most swim coaches want to see video of someone from the front, from the top, and from the side, but nobody ever asks for video of someone from the rear?  I would thi ... Read on »
up! and down, and up again! by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I started typing a book in my own stinking comments, so i thought i would repost here.   I ran what I thought was 6 (it was really 5.24 according to mapmyrun) on tuesd ... Read on »
bad run by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I guess if i am allowed to have a great run, i can also have a bad one.  My stomach was a little queasy even before I left.  Plans were to do 45 minutes, but I changed that ... Read on »
quick post. by Ryan Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There is not much to say about my workouts lately other than they are getting a little better.  Running was fun for the first time on Saturday.  The plan was just to slog o ... Read on »