Training in my 50’s

I am almost 55 years old! I am grateful that the pandemic interrupted my competitive triathlon career. I loved long course training but became concerned that it wasn't perhaps the best path forward for aging. During all of this, I felt menopause looming. I recently skipped two periods and find my body attempting to ... More

Love with a Hint of Despair

A recent email I sent for a possible Zoom meeting: In keeping with our low brow intellectual goals for this event some of the topics to include: Final Four Marriage Bracket - who is breaking up, hooking up and who is zooming who?Coffee Cup Happy Hour - how many of our coworkers are drinking alcohol during zoom ... More

Gelatin for Tendon Injury and Health

I have run (every pun intended) with lots of injured athletes.  Most athletes with tendon injuries do the standard protocols.  Many of them haven't heard about the research and benefits of using gelatin for tendon injury and health.  The best part?  The protocol is cheap and easy.  The info below is based on the work ... More

Attention to Detail but Not Too Much Detail

I started tapering for Ironman Texas on Saturday.  Taper is defined as having too much time to think and fuck up your race.  Which got me thinking about why I have had success in triathlon. Genetics.  Mine are middling at best but my ability to mentally endure is strong. Work.  I realized that I can do a lot of ... More