Working from January Cold to Summer Beachbody

Last summer I successfully completed my first 2-month Sprint Triathlon training: Swim 750m/.47 mi, Bike 20 km/12.4 mi, Run 5 km/3.1 mi. I used the free training program available here.In the fall, I started a 4-month Olympic Triathlon training (1.5 km/0.93 mi Swim, 40 km/24.8 mi Bike, 10 km/6.2 mi Run), but I lost my momentum as the days shortened and the weather grew colder. However, here in January -- on the other side of solstice -- as the days slowly lengthen, I can feel myself ready to s … [Read more...]

Is Your Body Ready for Spring?

Here at Patheos -- as with most places with a spirituality focus -- you hear a lot about the sprint and the mind, but less about the body. Winter can be a sedentary season, ripe for hibernation and settling in by a fire. But with the warming days of spring upon us, I can feel my body wanting to be more active and to be outside more.To that end, I ran 4 miles this morning, and I'm counting it as "Day 1" of a two-month Sprint Triathlon training: Swim 750m/.47 mi, Bike 20 km/12.4 mi, Run 5 … [Read more...]


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