It’s All About Priorities

Anyone who knows me understands that the word “packing” instills fear and panic in me. I pack about as well as a herd of turtles stampedes through peanut butter. Packing for a simple weekend trip can take me hours, and to make matters worse, fitting training clothes and gear into a tiny backpack or suitcase […]

Ironman Maryland Race Day Nutrition

With race day under two week from now it’s time to get a rough draft of the race day nutrition guide written. ___ 4:30am (Breakfast) Bagel with peanut butter Cup of coffee 6:15am 1 Clif bar oatmeal 6:50-7:00am Race starts T1 810-825am Come into transition 1 Honey Stinger at transition (160 calories) Base Salt 1 […]

Ironing Out The Nerves

This Saturday is the first test in my training to become an Ironman. Well, let me back up a bit. I feel like the first test was simply getting up at the crack of dawn each day for the last 6 months and training. That in itself is a crazy tough challenge. This weekend it […]