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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The facts: I am now a dad. All that remains is to do this Ironman thing Edward: 3 days old, 7lbs-4oz (at birth), papa’s appetite IM Muskoka: in 21 weeks All of my coaching clients know how much stock I put in numbers. Heart rate in particular is...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The timelines: Weeberzon: overdue by 10 days IM Muskoka: in 21 weeks We live in a one bedroom apartment. That apartment is inhabited by (in order of importance) 2 people (very soon to be 3) 1 dog 2 bikes (sometimes 3) A whole galaxy of triathlon paraphernalia, vintage housewares stock, and other miscellanea...

First, the important stats Weeberzon: overdue by 4 days IM Muskoka: 22 weeks to go I like forecasting. It’s fun to prognosticate and then wait to see how close I was to reality. So in that vein, I’m going to lay out my planned weekly training schedule on the...

The Experiment Yes. I realize that training for a first ironman race with a newborn is a little silly. When I first started running long, the experimental aspect of training is what appealed to my inner nerd the most. So that’s exactly how I’m approaching training for...

Meet Paul. Paul is a successful consultant, part-time single dad, and a self-proclaimed couch potato turned ultra-marathoner and adventure racer. He called me up in December 2013 to tell me about an intense week he had planned just two months in the future: a 24+ hour/80k...

Bike training in the city is often a mission. While true that the truly precise and accurate training can really only be done on an indoor trainer, this triathlete has had enough indoor saddle-time this past winter. With summer in full, sweaty swing, it’s a...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I coach. I train. I am a husband. I am a son. I am a dog owner. I am a small business owner. I don’t have enough hours in the day. Then I think about some of my clients and how much they are able to...

Here they are folks - in one convenient location. The five X3 best practice tips for foam rolling: 1. Work the chain. A tender spot in a specific muscle calls for some foam roller love. Remember, however, that muscle groups work together. Make sure that you travel...