Konbanwa! (Good evening in Japanese) A quick over view of my training, then to the good stuff of why I am writing this post. Lately I have attended a Profession Military Education course to ensure I am trained enough for the next rank. At this course is mostly different running drills, ranging from long runs... Continue Reading →
After months of not being in water except for showering, I finally made it to the pool on base. Luckily the pool is heated and Okinawa doesn't get below 60 degrees. Swimming will be a struggle for this triathlon as it is my weakest event and it is very technical to be a good swimmer.... Continue Reading →
Suckered my friend into bicycling to the Stairway to Heaven here in Okinawa. After a little confusing from Google Maps taking us down wrong roads and not the best directions from a source my friend had, we made it to the Stairway to Heaven! There were a couple added hills we rode up while looking... Continue Reading →
Tonight I decided to get back into the boxing gym and literally hit it hard! Afterwards we went out for a dinner with a friend that is leaving on Saturday. We tried raw chicken from the restaurant and it was surprising good with a little soy sauce.
Looking at using this 24 week half Ironman training program as my guide. I will have to start a couple weeks into it. This program has a good balance between strength training, interval training, and endurance training. Training Guide
I was fortunate enough to go home for 10 days to see my wife, parents, sister, in-laws, and friends. It was not nearly long enough but it was a much needed trip. There is nothing like coming home to that kind of support I have, also spending time with my two dogs gives a huge... Continue Reading →