Archives for "August, 2011"
This weekend is a huge weekend for the Ironman family, two big races are taking place and both offer different hurdles to tackle. Ironman Louisville and Ironman Canada are both on Sunday and I will be stilling in front of the computer most of that day watching and helping those friends that are out there [...]
Looking back 5 years ago when I started this Triathlon stuff I never heard about a thing called Facebook, let alone thought of it. Who would have thought such a silly thing could lead to so many great relationships and dare I say friendships. Friendships to me sounds a bit weird yet, since all these [...]
The number one thing that makes me smile in this whole adventure is being an Ironman. I know no shocker there, but coming in a close second is what happened to me this morning. I was a runner! Now most will say “Jim isn’t running part of being a Triathlete?” Yes is the answer, but [...]
Hello all and welcome to another post from the never ending journey from this Ironman…
If you just rolled your eyes, stop here and please proceed back to Facebook or YouTube or the new Google+ to find something that suites your fancy rather reading another story from The Fitness Buddy.
If this intrigues you please proceed…
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I knew going into this chase for #2 was going to be different. As the saying goes in the Ironman world, the hardest thing about the Ironman is getting to the starting line. Last year I went into #1 full excitement, butterflies and basically fear. Those three things got me through until I was swimming [...]
Growing up I couldn’t wait for school to end and summer vacation to start. As that kid was never very good in school all I wanted to do is go out and enjoy the wonderful summer days. They seemed to go on and on and whether I was with friends playing catch or by myself [...]
My last post was about limits, so I thought I would cover another important factor about moving forward DREAMS!
If you are a regular reader of my posts you may know there has been a significant change in the life of The Fitness Buddy. I think I have wrote about a time or two already, but [...]
In 7,776,000 seconds or 129,600 minutes or 2,160 hours or 90 days or 16 weeks or 3 months I will be dripping my toes in the hopefully warmish waters of The Gulf Mexico just off Panama City, Florida.
See we triathletes have a obsession with numbers and the moments leading up to a huge event are no different. We worry about [...]