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Exercise

Matt Swanson – Move your feet

Wanna know the secret to improving your running? Move your feet. via Matt Swanson – Move your feet.

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Motivation

Change Comes Through Action!

Virtues don’t come through simply thinking about them. You have to “exercise them.” Aristotle’s promise is this: if you want a virtue, act as if you already have it and then it will be yours. Change comes through action. Act first, then become. via How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness. […]

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Motivation

Action Happening

Work, Life it happens. Time does not stop (at least that I know of). So, action must happen as well. I have been working out inconsistently. I have been eating too much food. I have been eating the wrong kinds of food. What happens with this type of action? Weight Increases. Endurance and Stamina decreases. […]

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Triathlon

Develop Mental Fortitude

I read this article with Chrissie Wellington, four-time Ironman Champion at CNN about training your mind. Ironman champ: Train your brain, then your body – CNN.com. The ideas ring true not just for triathlons, but for fitness, projects, and other things. Here’s some quotes I grabbed from the article: If we let our head drop, […]

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Triathlon

Forerunner 910XT

Forerunner® 910XT via Forerunner 910XT –. This looks like something fun to have. I love my swimovate watch, but having a device that works in open-water with an altimeter to accurately track elevation looks super fun.

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Motivation

Mission Impossible: Add one & Subtract one

2011 was good.  It was supposed to be my year of the product.  It didn’t work out like that. 2011 was more the year of the thinker for me.  2012 is awesome! 2012 is the year of the doer! Start Singing. January double dog dare:  My mission should I accept it is to add something […]

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Diet

2011 in early review

2011 in review. I know the year has not ended, but I’m in the 2012 planning mode. I decided to start! At the beginning of the year, I had goals. My goal was complete a Triathlon (done) and to lose weight (done) and keep it off (oops, I screwed up the last one). This year, […]

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Triathlon

Personal Best Triathlon. Still Room for improvement.

Dateline: Sunday, Aug 28, 2011. Scott completed the Chicago International Distance Triathlon. Pre-Race: I had a great time with my family downtown.  We walked a bit more than I’d like.  We got down to the Hilton Hotel (the Chicago Tri sponsored hotel) right before lunch.  We checked in, and then walked to Macy’s for lunch. […]

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Exercise

Talk about fitness or Do fitness

Ten days to go. Okay, it’s more like eleven, but who’s counting? I am that’s who. To go to what? My second Chicago Olympic distance triathlon, that’s what. So, where am I? I realized that blogging right now is a hobby. I like to do it. I think I am good at it, but there […]

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Triathlon

Favorite Beginner to Intermediate Tri Training plans

I’m six weeks into my 2011 Triathlon Training plan.  Despite my early injury set-backs, my training is going great.  In fact, I’m lovin’ it! I am a book reader.  I love books.  My wife and I were at the local bookstore a while back, and I told her, “I love to be among the books.” […]