No training last week: Unexpected Illness

No training last week: Unexpected Illness

This past week was supposed to be the one I kept my conditioning up so I can be ready for the NJ State Sprint Triathlon which is this Saturday.  There’s only one problem.  I ended up with a case of food poisoning last Monday after I ate some cocktail shrimp as a...
An Attempted Rebound, Week of June 16, 2013

An Attempted Rebound, Week of June 16, 2013

This past week was a really tough one to try to rebound on training considering all the activity going on with my fire department to prepare for its big 125th Anniversary Parade held this past Saturday.  I got one training session in on each sport.  The swim I did on...
Birthday Week 2013 – Flats and Floats

Birthday Week 2013 – Flats and Floats

Man, this week was inactive.  I had a lot of meetings and other stuff going on that simply got in the way of training again.  The start of summer is a busy year.  Luckily tomorrow is a bike race in town and I’ll be with my fellow emergency managers and CERT...
Week of May 12

Week of May 12

It’s been slow still for me to get back into training.  There are two months still until the New Jersey State Triathlon so I have some time to get back up to speed. This past week I had two OK swims and one run.  On the run day I tried to do some in my...