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.
Everyone is on some sort of diet nowadays. People try to control the foods they eat, the water they drink etc. However just like food we also consume information in large amounts, daily. We all want to have healthy, good looking bodies, but more than often neglect the mind. The concept of information diet has been popping … Continue reading Watch your Intake
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
Always in car. So convenient, so comfortable. I can’t remember when was the last time I took the bus. Took the bus today. The first time since I arrived to Canada, the first time in a past several years. November 2013, Austin, Texas... I’m 21 and I just arrived to Austin for internship. Alone, scared … Continue reading The Bus
https://youtu.be/geNrJqkOQjA?t=296 PRE-STORY Mental Masturbation Marbella race completely destroyed my expectations, flipped everything upside down. For about 3 weeks after the race I suffered from depressing thoughts and emotions. I got locked up in my head. I almost dropped out of sport of triathlon... It was dark and I searched for help at different places. I … Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 | Hawaii – “The Big Island”
Spent 30-40 minutes on the beginning trying to fix some technical issues with the KICKR. Power and speeds were way off. Pre-meal: 300 Calories (74C/0F/6P) Sweet Potato: 70g Banana: 120g Basmati white rice: 100g Felt motivated going into the workout. Fueling: 700 Calories (116C/18F/31P) Cliff Energy Shot Cliff Bar "ONE" Protein bar (zero sugar) - … Continue reading 1hr 30 min @200 Watts 70.3 Continuous Effort
On May 19th I am doing the SPARTAN race near Montreal, Quebec. A day before, I’ve got scheduled a long bike ride which I planned to do in Mont Tremblant. Why there? This is where one of the most popular IRONMAN races take place in June. I am not doing that particular race, but since … Continue reading +3 Hr Ride (3×10′ bouts), April 18, 2019. ~IRONMAN Mont Tremblant bike course (100 km)~