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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...

Curing Plantar Fasciitis

Has anyone cured Plantar Fasciitis? Please share your story. For me I’ve been dealing with it for 5 months and counting. It started just after my first ever duathlon last fall. About a month after the race I was still training and training harder than before the race....

My (Internal) Engine Overheated

I overheated my engine this morning. Have you ever worked so hard that you vomited? It's like leaving a car in neutral and on the hottest day let it rev at the red zone for too long until the radiator blows. Well I came very close this morning, my radiator almost...

Kale, Sweet Potato and Sausage Soup

I never envisioned that I would write a post about a recipe but as a friend of mine says "never say never". I was actually hoping that my wife would put some of her delicious recipes up but that hasn't happened yet. Maybe that will happen at some point in the future....

Cheap Supplements at vitamart.ca

I do NOT get any compensation from these guys just to let you know. I had to order a bunch of supplements and I hate how expensive they can be. I checked about 3 stores and numerous online sites. I came across several online, found vitamart.ca and started looking in...