Biking, Health and Fitness

And They All Came Tumblin’ Down

So I bought some new biking shorts. I liked 'em. They're high waisted and hold my fat in quite sufficiently. They're a little shorter than I like, but I didn't foresee a problem with them. The fat on my thighs touch and that is bothersome, but mostly...they're alright. Then I rode the bike in them.… Continue reading And They All Came Tumblin’ Down

Biking, Health and Fitness

Back In The Saddle Again – FINALLY

Happy day. Happy, happy, happy! When all else fails to pull me out of a funk, I can always count on the wind in my hair, the dust on the trail, and an eventual sore saddle to drag me up and out! This has been a very bizarre Spring. Winter? Spring? Splinter? Sprinter? Wing? I… Continue reading Back In The Saddle Again – FINALLY

Biking, Health and Fitness, Iron Cowboy

So She Did – Bike

(MIND-NUMBING ALERT - this is LONG!!!!) After finishing (YES, FINISHING) my Leg 14 run that turned into a hike/walk/slodge/crawl, I was spent! Completely and totally spent. Don was feeling MUCH better after his experience during his swim leg, and headed off down Provo Canyon on the bike. I pulled out my yoga mat so that… Continue reading So She Did – Bike

Biking, Health and Fitness, Iron Cowboy, Running, Swimming

The Taper Effect

Between Ann and my two sisters (the two who are doing the Iron Cowboy with me), I have a pretty good sounding board for all things training related. This coming week is my recovery week, and I always seem to fall apart emotionally during a rest week. I feel like I have this huge event… Continue reading The Taper Effect