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Adapting and Readjusting Your Race Day Goals

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An Ironman is such an unpredictable event. You never know what kind of things are going to come your way on race day. You try to mitigate as many possible issues as you can think of, but you can’t control everything. One thing you certainly cannot control is the weather. Last year I competed in Ironman Lake Placid with …

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IMCdA 2015 Training Log-Week#22&23(May 26-June 7)-The Last Push

I am going to double up here on the last two weeks of build before my 3 week taper into Ironman Coeur d’Alene. It has been a pretty brutal 2 weeks since I really never had a full recovery week since about 5 weeks ago. I did a couple little 3 day recovery before and …

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Ironman Lake Placid 2014 Race Report-Ridin’ the Storm Out

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Pre-Race 3:50AM finally came around after waking every half hour since about 1AM. Despite broken sleep I felt pretty well rested and was more than ready get this race started. I had actually felt that way all weekend since arriving in Lake Placid on Thursday afternoon. The time was finally here. I started the already …

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Ironman Lake Placid 2014: Performance Highlight: When Weather Rules The Day

IMLP 2014 Finisher Medal

Lava Magazine recaps the weather-challenged day at Ironman Lake Placid 2014 and even provided a little analysis of my day too. Pretty cool! Performance Highlight: When Weather Rules The Day | LAVA Magazine.  

IMLP Training Week 10 Update

As I finish up my first 2.5 months of training, all bodyparts are still intact and muscles still functioning without pain. I am thinking this previously abused, middle-aged body still has some miles in it. The last few weeks have been pretty similar in volume(time) with a few small increases here and there. I feel …

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IMLP Training Week 7-Enough Winter Already!

Well another build cycle comes to an end and a welcome recovery week awaits me. Spoiled by a beautiful, Spring-like weekend the week prior, this past week I was not as lucky. I ended up doing a 2 hour trainer ride on Saturday which always tests your ability to handle monotony due to a fresh …

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IMLP Training Week 5-Out Of The Basement

The weather report for this Saturday indicated a day clear of any precipitation and a high of around 40 deg F. Armed with my new Pearl Izumi Thermal cycling jacket and Craft windproof gloves, I thought I could finally get a long ride outdoors instead of hunkering down in the basement on the trainer. Unfortunately, …

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Lake Placid Winter 2013-Day 4-This Ain’t Disneyworld!

The day started off at -12 F. Cold, but only just the beginning. We enjoyed a healthy breakfast in and relaxed a bit. We took a walk down the road to the nearest trailhead, popped on the snowshoes and headed into the woods for a quick jaunt. Nothing too crazy, but just enough to get …

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Hurricane Sandy(Oct 30, 2012)

[nggallery id=9 template=carousel images=7] Some photos of the local aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Managed to escape without any issues and power & internet still on. Some homes around are without power. I got lucky on this one. Rough night of sleeping with major winds/gusts and occasional blue flashes from transformers exploding. Temperatures dropping into 40’s …

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Hurricane Sandy Updates from the Lehigh Valley

7:30 PM EST – Winds have slowed up for the time being. Not sure how long that will last. 7:10 PM EST – Lights flickered off for a few seconds but came back on again. Still got power, cable and internet. 6:36 PM EST – Rain has decreased but the winds have picked up a …

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