Ice baths are a cheap, cold option to recover faster. I’ve nailed them down pretty good. Not too cold otherwise you start to shut off your nerves. Not too warm otherwise it can’t be called an ice bath. The problem with ice baths and other recovery mechanisms that I face is that they are not… Read More Recover Faster with Marc Pro
Not just for water polo. I’m pleased to announce that I’ve partnered up with my favorite swimwear brand, Turbo USA – a Kap7 brand. They specialize in water polo but I’m here to tell you that the suits LAST! I have two right now and I’ve had them each for 2-3 years – no signs… Read More New Affiliate: Kap7 & Turbo USA
With the sunset of my 30’s is quickly closing, I thought I’d get up on here and share some observations and lessons learned. The first house I lived in would eventually burn down. So would the second and the third. My dad would teach me to tie my shoes a la Mickey Mouse Method. I… Read More 39 Years of Lessons
We’re Going to Austria! So unfortunately my new role at work since January has kept me from making any posts since the New Year started and now that I think about it, we’re already past halfway into the year! Dang, time has FLOWN by! But I had a race last weekend (yes I’m a week… Read More Ironman 70.3 Muncie Race Recap: We’re Going to Austria!
What a year I’ve had! What a half-decade I’ve had! Don’t worry though; I’m not going to harp today on the last five years – that’s for future post. It’s just that this was my last triathlon in the 35-39 age group, making the race a little bittersweet. Coming off of Ironman Los Cabos I… Read More Race Recap: Miami Man Half-Iron Triathlon
In 2012 I took a week off work and stayed home to get some extra swim, bike and run training under my belt for an upcoming set of races and it proved rather successful, garnering a 13-minute improvement in a half-ironman and then a Boston Marathon 2013 qualification. I got stronger, faster, and was able… Read More Traincation 2.0 | Just One More
Looking back to 2013 and the Boston Marathon, I neglected a post. I neglected to talk about the experience of the race and the events that followed. Partly because the events that unfolded turned my world upside down, despite the fact that I wasn’t at the finish line when the two bomb blasts went off. I wasn’t far from… Read More Boston Marathon 2014: Taking Back the Finish Line