• 2018,  Fitness,  Musings,  Triathlon

    Musings: #GaneebanTris – Week 3

    Still humbled, staying humble… …and halfway through. I better stop slacking, cause week 4 is right upon me and I haven’t even gotten through week 3 on the blog. My training hasn’t really progressed in any particular way. I still hit Midtown as much as I can per week, sprinkling soccer in here and there. My normal Saturday conditioner at Midtown didn’t happen, so I did a ‘brick’ style workout at Cal Fit. I’ve heard of brick workouts, but here is the definition: A brick workout refers to the stacking of two disciplines during the same workout, one after the other with minimal to no interruption in between.  Source I…

  • 2018,  Biking,  Running,  Swimming,  Triathlon

    Musings: #GaneebanTris

    After years of professing my desire to do a triathlon… I’ve finally signed up for a training program. No actual race, but I’ve officially started training. My Midtown friend Sarah and I have spoken about this before and she happened to mention she recently received an email from a training program. She forwarded it to me, I read it and decided I’d try it. It fit my budget and the coach seemed very credible. I also ran the coach’s name by my friend Haley and she said she just met him at an event and that he had a great reputation in town. Also knowing that he is associated with…

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    Race Recap: Eppies Great Race

    Rest in peace Eppie! If this triathlon doesn’t scream Sacramento, then I don’t know what does. This isn’t your average tri – it does NOT go swim, bike run. In great Eppie fashion it goes by its own accord – run, bike, and paddle (aka kayak). Eppie G. Johnson (Remembrance) was the found of EGR and also the owner of Sacramento’s Eppie’s Restaurant. Philanthropist and do good-er, he did many things for the community. His physical presence may be gone this year, but his spirit will always live on with this race! This race has various options from Iron person to teams, the team option has a slew of different divisions…