Tour De Peaks

This is a non-SSDS related posting today :-)  I did the Tour De Peaks today with my wife and Stan another member of the SSDS team.  It was a great ride, though it didn’t start off the way.  After a brief stint of rain and wind the weather let up and we had a great…

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Hitting the 1/2 mile mark

Today I passed the 1/2 mile mark in swimming…  Whew!  That’s the distance I have to hit for my Triathlon.  I had been planning on using this as my end of Feb goal (perhaps I’m being a bit too conservative in my goals).  Anyway, that’s it for today. 

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More Swimming…

A couple of days ago I hit the 1/4 mile while swimming (this was on 1/29).  This is effectively twice the number of laps that I had originally set out to be able to do by the end of the month.  I’m very happy about this needless to say.  I did have some slight leg…

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Triathlon Training

Okay, So, as I mentioned before I’m training to do my first Triathlon.  I had a stated goal to do 4 complete laps by the end of the month using the breast stroke.  I hit this tonight.  I think I may have went a little soft on my target as I haven’t focused as hard…

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Training – Cycling

This weekend I rode with a friend around Mercer Island (for those of you not from the Puget Sound area this is an island within Lake Washington which lies just between Seattle and the Eastside of the city).  It was a nice (but cold) ride.  I believe the total distance I travelled (including getting to…

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Triathlon – first steps

So, when I first relocated to the Seattle area from my native Michigan I changed a few things in my life.  First, I (along with my wife) made a deliberate decision to be much more health consicous.  Now, what this means exactly in one’s life is entirely dependent on the person.  My wife, for example,…

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