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Changing the old dating rules by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Women are much choosier than men when it comes to romance. This is well known, but the reason for this gender difference is unclear. Evolutionary psychologists think it’s beca ... Read on »
|ronman Canada Race Report - Part 6 (Final Report but just the beginning) by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Run – 42.2kms – 5:11:09 The run was slow and basically went as planned. The first 3kms of the run are in and around the finish line. When I was at about the 2km mark, I ... Read on »
Ironman Canada Race Report - Part 5 by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon T2 – 7:08 As I dismounted my bike and started to run it into transition, a volunteer grabbed my bike to rack it for me. This is a wonderful feature of IM. I think all tria ... Read on »
Ironman Canada Race Report - Part 4 by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Bike – 180kms – 6:53:48 As I left transition on my bike and rode down Main Street, I was very focused on starting my nutrition plan immediately. I had been swimming for o ... Read on »
Ironman Canada Race Report - Part 3 by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Swim – 3.8kms – 1:06:53 My swim could not have gone any better. I was really pleased with my placement and my final time for the 3.8kms. It did get pretty crowded ar ... Read on »
Triathlete.FM by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last week I was invited to talk about my Ironman Canada experience by the hosts of Triathlete.FM This is a new radio show that will be broadcast live and available in a p ... Read on »
Making Sense of Pat by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Fans of the old Saturday Night Live will remember skits about the androgynous Pat. Pat’s formless body and non-descript clothes offered no clue about gender. Nor did Pat’s beh ... Read on »
Ironman Canada Race Report Part 2 by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Race Day My alarm went off at 4:30am. I actually slept pretty well so I felt rested and anxious to get started. I at my regular breakfast of 2 pieces of toast with a ... Read on »
Cold Shoulder, Warm Heart by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health One of Robert Frost’s best-loved poems is the short verse “Fire and Ice,” which goes like this: Some say the world will end in fire; Some say in ice. From what I’ve ... Read on »
Ironman Canada 2009 Race Report - Part 1 by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I can't believe that it has already been a week since I completed Ironman Canada 2009. Today I slept in, made a hot breakfast and read a magazine. Such a foreign concept whe ... Read on »
Will This Be the Fastest Female Bike in Kona 2009? by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hot off the press, this a photo of Chrissie Wellington's bike for Kona 2009. No wonder I had such a great ride at IMC 2009...we ride the same wheels. Sweet!!! ... Read on »
What is Next? by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Perhaps I am jumping ahead with this post since I haven't posted my Ironman Canada race report yet. The truth is, my race report is ready to go but I have some people I want t ... Read on »
The Myth of Binge Eating by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health An inviolable principle of most addiction recovery programs is total abstinence. It appears that for true addicts, one drink or one toke or one line is enough to trig ... Read on »
I am an IRONMAN! by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Just a quick non detailed update to say... I did it! I am an IRONMAN/IRONWOMAN. The day was fantastic and I lived to tell about it. I will post a full race ... Read on »
The Science of Kids by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Nick is a 6-year-old boy who doesn’t lie. At least according to his father, Steve. So imagine Steve’s chagrin when he witnessed what a hidden camera had documented in the Mc ... Read on »
Let the FUN Begin! by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon We are off to Penticton today. I am feeling excited and getting more nervous but basically OK still. All my training is done. I rode 80kms on Saturday and ran 60mins on Sun ... Read on »
A cognitive metamorphosis by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Franz Kafka’s 1919 short story “A Country Doctor” is a tale about . . . well, who knows what it’s about really? The bare-bones plot involves a physician who must make his way ... Read on »
Believe it Do it! by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last night I was killing time before picking Jamieson up from day camp at London Drugs when I made the most amazing discovery. I was thinking about painting my nails for t ... Read on »
Penticton BC 14 day Weather Forecast by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Check out August 30th. Looks like it should be a good day for Ironman Canada! Read on »