- How you been my friend? Haven't heard from you for a while! - Doing great, better than excellent? That's Awesome! Glad to hear.- What you been up to? Wow, you achieved so much. You accomplished a lot! Congratulations! You try so hard to sound happy. Don't, or you will start shooting rainbows out of … Continue reading A Place of Power | Eco Forest Retreat on Muskoka River
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
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”
IRONMAN Marbella 70.3 is over and Kona race is in 2 weeks. I took about 10 days of recovery and this is the first somewhat serious bike workout. Since Hawaii race will be done in much warmer climate than I'm used to, I need to train for that. To do so, I implement the "heat … Continue reading 90Min Bike, May 14, 2019. ~Heat Training. Failed~
https://youtu.be/FzJvtI2RLPw Pre-Story: Since the Paris marathon which I did on January 6th this year I decided to focus entirely on triathlons. Despite my coach’s concerns in regards to racing frequency, I set myself ambitious goal to do 5 IRONMAN Races this year. Four of them are 70.3 and one full distance, to close the season. … Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 | MARBELLA, Spain
Past 4-5 weeks were hell. The taper began 5 days ago and my training volume has been decreased. Having failed so many times I am not looking forward to this workout. The race is in one weeks, but I am not excited, I am not confident. Not in a right place mentally or physically. I … Continue reading 1:45 Hr Bike + 30 Min Run. April 20, 2019. ~Carb Loaded. Last Brick~
This the first time this year I was riding outside. For the past 5 months I've been training in my basement on a trainer. I am so happy to finally get outdoors and test this machinery I've been working on so hard.