Category Archives: weight training

A good training day

I finally made it back out on the water today during a well-earned day off. I managed to paddle 10 miles in the Thunderbolt-X kayak and took it easy so I only averaged 5.7mph.  It was a cold, breezy day … Continue reading

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Massive workout and some time to reflect on my training and my life

I was out of the country this past week and due to jet lag with disrupted sleep patterns, long work hours, and my own stupidity, I was only able to hit a gym twice last week.  Last Sunday and last … Continue reading

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Next generation fitness trackers

We’re having a drought here in Central Virginia so I have not done much paddling during a time of year where I typically love being on the water and logging many of my annual kayaking miles. So in the absence … Continue reading

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Sleep is an important yet often overlooked part of training 

I don’t usually get enough sleep myself, but after 4 straight days in the gym I’ve focused on trying to get good sleep for the past few nights. I’ve been doing pretty well, my resting heart rate is dropping and … Continue reading

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First real test of the new year

I got called out of the country on business this week and only managed to get in one workout in the hotel fitness center. So today was a test to see if I could snap back into the groove of … Continue reading

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Off-season training in the gym

I made it through the holidays without gaining any weight and have actually managed to drop 2 or 3 pounds since Jan. 1. That might not be a good thing. I continue my training through the off-season by hitting the … Continue reading

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