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
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?
The past two years I've been training and racing on my 2003 Specialized Allez. I bought it for $300 from Craigslist, while in Phoenix. It got me through a lot. People laugh at me and keep on saying that I should throw it away and get a normal bike. I believe that the only thing that … Continue reading TIME TRIAL Bike. How Much? Shopping, testing and buying.
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
All the stretches I’m going to show, are the basic stretches that you need to maintain on a regular basis. Ideally this routine will be done at least twice a week. Start on all fours with hands directly under shoulders, knees under hips.Walk hands a few inches forward and spread fingers wide, pressing palms into … Continue reading FLEXIBILITY EXERCISES: LOWER EXTREMITY
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)~