Monthly Archives: January 2015

New Year, New Training Methods!

For Hanukkah, I was the happy recipient of the Garmin HRM-Run which is the Garmin heart rate strap that goes with my Fenix 2. I used to be interested in HR training but that was several years ago and honestly I wasn’t really ready for that level of training.  Its hard to go for a run and target Zone 3 when every run puts you into Zone 4 and walking was never an option for me. Its really been the last couple years where I’ve gotten very consistent with my training that I realized I could make use of this type …

2014 In Review

Maybe a bit overdue but its less than a week after New Year! So what went down in 2014? It was really the year of falling records and big accomplishments. Nothing was bigger, of course, than finishing Ironman Florida. You can go read the whole race report but it was just an awesome experience. I’ll scratch that itch again in a couple more years. But I can’t forget the other big races I did! 70.3 Augusta & the Intimidator 70.3. Both of these were huge races that got me in the right mindset for Florida and Augusta remains the best race …