I am Captain Sporadic!
The desk-potatoing of my first semester of graduate school continued into the second semester - I now find myself a total of 15 pounds heavier than when I started, and I promise, it's not muscle - it's donuts, beer, snacks, soda (which I know no... Read more
Well, I've been off of here a while. New things, in order:
Birth of beautiful baby girl!
Moved to Michigan
Started graduate school (Master's of Divinity)
Became a desk-potatoe
Started riding bike to school in January.
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Whew! It's been a while!
Well, I'm back on board. We'll see how long this time. But I figured I'd take advantage of the awesome fitness tracker on here to help me keep track of my fitness over the next couple of months.
See, my comp... Read more
VFF's and Concrete Don't Mix
Well, I was a good boy and changed into running clothes and headed out onto the Boise Greenbelt as soon as I got to the hotel. Super-long day of driving and working on a few towers, but pretty easy.
The run = c. six miles in 55 minutes. A... Read more
OK first day back...
Well, I didn't wake up in time to run, but I did get in some good exercise today. I'll have to run tomorrow to make up for it though.
I got to hike through snow, at times hip-deep, to the summit of West Mountain and back down again, which ... Read more
Off the wagon...and blueberry muffins
Ok, so I fell of the wagon in the last couple of weeks. I got a fair bit of exercise at work, but haven't been running or biking.
This morning started off nice and lazy, plus I made some killer blueberry muffins. You can search them in th... Read more
Hmmm, some training changes are needed
Well, I've taken a good hard look at the bike races that I want to do this year, and:
a) each marathon, relay or half marathon that I was looking at is in conflict with a bike ride I want to do. And honestly, I like riding my bike a whole ... Read more
109 mile bike ride & March Goals
Just got back from the Early Spring Zion Century. The challenge didn't disappoint me! For the first big ride of the year (longest yet being around 24), 109 miles of stiff hills was tough. Acc'd to my fancy cyclometer, I pulled near 5000' of c... Read more
Running Mileage Build-Up Schedule
Whew, the upper body is worked tonight! Push-ups, pull-ups, and hanging leg raises. I'm about done... But glad that I fought through night #2 of returning to my strength routine.
Well, I promised a couple of nights ago to post my mileage... Read more
Run before work, bicycle afterwards
Good day! Had an awesome performance review by my boss! I rewarded myself by taking a long afternoon ride. Ok, not too long, but I did ride for about an hour.
This morning, I got my butt out of bed and over to Liberty Park for a nice r... Read more
Here's the basic plan
Alright, so I'm going to reveal my secrets...
My closest goal, I think, is to rock the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office's (henceforth SLCSO) physical fitness test for Search and Rescue. It's kinda intense; I tried it out and passed, but i... Read more
Whew! Quite the President's Day!
I'm a bit worn out after burning about 1800 calories today... But I'm glad I made a plan for the day and stuck with it, despite many opportunities to not do so.
All weekend I slacked from my running schedule, missing two days - so I was de... Read more
First Ride of the Year with Jenny
This afternoon was fun as we picked out new pedals for Jenny and I put them on her bike along with a new saddle-pack for myself. Afterwards, we loaded up the bikes and headed out for a very cold 9 mile ride during dusk. Jenny was reminded of t... Read more
Epic Day of Work (= a lot of exercise)
Well, I was a good boy and woke up early and went to run my 4 miles today. Jenny and I went down to the local fitness center and bought memberships so I can run when its cold/the air is unbreathable by healthy humans.
After I arrived at ... Read more
Great day of exercise!
I am proud of myself for doing something I haven't done in a really long time. I ran 4 miles before church, and then this afternoon I hopped on the bike and rode 30 miles. That sure made enjoying the superbowl food easier!
It was really n... Read more