Health and Fitness, Iron Cowboy, Swimming

So She Did – Swim

Sleep deprivation does a funny thing to your brain. When you add that with oxygen deprivation from the high mountain summit, it creates havoc in your brain. Legs 25 - 31 We sent Julie and Melissa down the mountain. Visited for a little bit at the summit as we enjoyed the sunrise. Loaded up the… Continue reading So She Did – Swim

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

One Week

It's done. The training. The planning. The stressing. The freak outs. All of it. Done! One week from today I will be on the course of the Doxa Threelay. Since March 6th: Just shy of 400 miles on the bike. Right at 115 miles of running. Barely 8 miles of swimming. Almost 100 miles of… Continue reading One Week

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

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

And Thus It Begins

On December 26th I began the journey towards training for my Iron Cowboy. Building up workout minutes. Building up mileage. Building up seat resistance to the horrid saddle on my bike. Building up strength to withstand the grueling training that I'm about to embark on. Ten weeks later, I have reached my official "Start training… Continue reading And Thus It Begins