Category Archives: Achilles Tendon

Another year

As we close in on the end of another year, I have been reviewing my training journals.  In many ways this past year was not the year I wanted.  I still have not actually finished an entire half Ironman and … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2012

I’ve been sick for over a week so I haven’t had a chance to blog. I have thought about the past year and the one to come, however.  In this post I want to do a bit of reflection. Goals … Continue reading

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5 Questions for the Off Season

I saw a post on Active.com earlier this week titled “5 Questions to ask yourself in this Offseason.”  The offseason from triathlon provides an opportunity for assessment, rest, working on different things like strength and flexibility, and setting goals for … Continue reading

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Meadow Brook Run, 2012

This morning I ran the Meadow Brook 5k in Birmingham.  Every finisher received a rose. My time was 41:09, 6 minutes and 16 seconds faster than when I ran it two years ago. I am slowly getting back to my … Continue reading

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Opportunity, a year later

Last summer after I tore my hamstring two people told me that I would find opportunities in my injury. I don’t remember who told me that but I can narrow it down to the likely candidates. A month after that … Continue reading

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Reflections on an unfinished race: Lessons Learned

As I mentioned a few days ago, I planned on completing my first sprint triathlon since my surgery. It was not meant to be.  I didn’t finish because I panicked in the water.  I did complete the bike, however.  I … Continue reading

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Balance: Getting back on the bike

My next goal is to get back on my road  bike. Today I went to Velo City and Mark put my clip pedals back on the bike for me. Prior to surgery I had gotten used to these pedals and … Continue reading

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