Ego is NOT the Enemy. EGO is the Vehicle.

To remind myself. So important to remind myself to slow down, look in the rear mirror and give yourself compassionate smile; to pat myself on a back and say “Good job partner!”; to shut down my mouth and open my eyes.  Three months to think, to reflect, to dig deep into myself. Physical pain is … Continue reading Ego is NOT the Enemy. EGO is the Vehicle.

Wake up the Animal: Cycling VO2 Max Test

Winter is coming and all Canadian Bears submerge in their caves. Me too. Me and Blake decided to shuffle around several things in our lives and cut out unnecessary things. To spend the winter I found a dark, cozy cave for us - a pain cave. Unlike bears, I won’t have time to sleep this … Continue reading Wake up the Animal: Cycling VO2 Max Test

Followup Appointment: Back to Business

Today I met with my surgeon to see how the recovery is going. I was secretly hoping to hear it goes better than expected and I can return to my training. X-Ray pictures, then range of motion assessment... impressive! What? October 29 (4 weeks later) October 1st Indeed, I’m healing really fast and haven’t lost … Continue reading Followup Appointment: Back to Business

Nutritional Support for Exercise-Induced Injuries

Injuries happen and nutrition is one of the methods to counter the negative impacts of an exercise-induced injury. Typically injury result in reduced activity and training. While some injuries are minor, such as a bruise or inflammation, others are much more debilitating such as a tear, broken bone, impingement, stress fracture or ruptured tendon.  To … Continue reading Nutritional Support for Exercise-Induced Injuries

SPARTAN RACE TRIFECTA: ONTARIO 21KM BEAST

Spartan Racing is not my specialty and often compromises my performance in triathlon, but still I do it.Why? To spice up my life and training by doing something different and fun. To get a sense of competition.  To get outdoors and explore new places, new cities, meet new people.  To get an extra mini-achievement under my … Continue reading SPARTAN RACE TRIFECTA: ONTARIO 21KM BEAST

Argon 18 E117 Tri+ | Does it worth the money?

Sport of Triathlon is expensive AF. Triathlon bike is probably one the biggest expenses that you will have to make as it may give you the most advantage on the course. People often spend ridiculous amounts of money on their two-wheeled buddies, but totally forget about the main component of getting faster. I believe that … Continue reading Argon 18 E117 Tri+ | Does it worth the money?

OVERTRAINING: §1 A New Chapter

- I can not continue like this... ENOUGH!- I am sick to my stomach. Few days ago, after the awful bike performance, I said to myself ENOUGH! I decided I will do something different. I can't continue like this any longer... The things I did differently for this workout:Instead of training in the morning, I … Continue reading OVERTRAINING: §1 A New Chapter