""Fate can only bring you to the door, it is up to you to open it and walk in!""
Motivate yourself by finding a challenge to keep you on track with your goals
I completed my first triathlon last weekend. I was a decathlete in college, so I guess I'm drawn to multi-event sports. To say I was a bit underprepared for this triathlon would be a gross understatement. I'm a mediocre swimmer (at best) and I don't have much experience on the bike. For the two [...]
Until recently, all I knew about triathlon was that it was a swim, bike and run event and that they have this ultra endurance competition called The IRONMAN.The challenge in the name "Ironman" itself called upon me and I decided to get a bike, join the gym, join a swim squad and hit the road in August of 2012.While on [...]
My oldest daughter was graduating from middle school, and looking forward to playing volleyball at the high school level. She had explored several sports while growing up: ballet, soccer, and basketball, but none of these captured her interest. Then she discovered volleyball, and she was hooked. We no longer needed to [...]
Well, it’s all over. That was undoubtedly one of the finest experiences of my life. I was aiming to complete the London Triathlon in less than three hours. In the end I managed 2 hours, 24 minutes and 38 seconds. I was shocked and ecstatic with the time. It seems that all the training had paid off. Apparent[...]
BackgroundWhen I was a teenager I used to ride 25 and 50 mile bike rides and go body surfing at the sunny beaches of San Diego. In contrast I could barely run a mile in PE class due to side stitches and my knees and feet complaining. Throughout my 20’s I was an inactive pack-a-day smoker figuring I wo[...]