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 →
https://youtu.be/2Hp9WYVCOqo It has been a while since I have posted anything besides a couple of Instagram pictures but I am back to making YouTube videos and the blog a priority. I will upload pictures from Thailand and the week with Emily in a separate post in the next couple of days. Right now all of... 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.
After a long day I decided to do a hard effort for 35 minutes on the bike trainer then follow it with a 2 mile run. Trainer sessions are boring but a good show or music can make it a tad bit more enjoyable. Benefits of trainer sessions is it will discipline you to not... Continue Reading →
New supplements, cookbook, and training schedule!
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
The Paleo diet is the hardest part about the training so far. Between habits of boredom eating and a lifelong love for carbs it has been difficult to break out of these habits. I still boredom eat but it has been replaced with healthier snack options like fruits, veggies, and nuts. Feels good to be... Continue Reading →