IRONMAN 70.3 | Lake Placid, NY | BIKE CRASH

Before the storm  Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid, New York is the only race that separates me from my “A” Race – Ironman Panama City, Florida. My goal for Lake Placid was to beat my 70.3 PR of 5:19:24 I set two months ago in Muskoka. In fact, I was more than confident that I can … Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 | Lake Placid, NY | BIKE CRASH

IRONMAN 70.3 | Muskoka

PRE-RACE Instead of staying at hotel or Airbnb, me and my brother Stepan, who is visiting me from Ukraine, decided we will more enjoy camping. The tent was set up at the Arrowhead Campground, which is about 15 minutes driving from the race venue. This is a huge campground and the campsites are not cheap. … Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 | Muskoka

IRONMAN 70.3 | Hawaii – “The Big Island”

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”

Race Weight Cut

There are so many ways to loose weigh: fast & slow, simple and overly complicated, cool and “sexy” & long, boring... People find motivation from all sorts of things and reasons that are uniquely different for each individual. We are not going to explore the infinite world of weigh loss psychology, dietary restrictions or any … Continue reading Race Weight Cut

90 Min Cadence ~Feeling strong! Enjoyed the workout~

Repeat of the last week's workout: 90 Min Cadence, May 16, 2019. TP Link 10' easy spin1hr' ride holding 180-200 wattsAt the top of the 20th min put in an 8' effort as follows...2' at 210W at 90rpms2' at 210W at 100rpms2' at 210W at 110rpms2' at 210W at 90rpms2' soft pedal then go directly … Continue reading 90 Min Cadence ~Feeling strong! Enjoyed the workout~

1hr 30 min @200 Watts 70.3 Continuous Effort

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

+3 Hr Ride (3×10′ bouts), April 18, 2019. ~IRONMAN Mont Tremblant bike course (100 km)~

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)~