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Mid Winter Update: Triathlon Training

It's been a while since I wrote a blog post. As the winter has decided to actually show up this year compared to years previous, I thought it would be a great opportunity to take a break from training intensely and let my body rest. I took about three weeks off...

My First Half Marathon: Stouffville – Angus Glen

I completed my first half marathon. Or should I say that I joined a large group of people for an organized run together. People from all over the area came to run at the same time through the same path. A community if you will and a community of like minded people...

Free Training Plans

I am developing a page for free training plans and have posted my first customizable training plan.  Here's the link:  http://5amfitness.ca/plans/ More to come... Happy Training

The Introvert Triathlete

I have a feeling that a lot of Triathletes are introverts. Correct me if I'm wrong but it's a lonely sport and let's face it, no one wants to hear about how you did the 10k at the same pace but at a lower heart rate. How about spending 90 minutes by yourself in the...

The Morning Birds Sing

The morning birds. We slept with the window open last night because the weather was nicer. I woke up five minutes before my alarm at 5:10am to the sound of the morning birds singing. These were the happy ones (not seagulls) singing some sort of happy song. Well that's...

An Interesting Mind: My Brother

My brother has always had an interesting mind. He's decided to learn to swim so I've been talking to him about it. When I showed my blog about how I learned to swim (Sink or Swim) he said he liked it and had a follow up thought: "I was also thinking I should learn to...

Running With Gravity

I want to share what I've learned so far when it comes to running. The most important thing I've learned is that we don't spend enough time on technique. Swimming is a HIGHLY technical sport. Cycling is also technical. When it comes to running a lot of us beginners...