The Punishment of Passion

Knowing Your Limits

Life without passion is not worth living at all..Do you agree? After all, what’s the point of simply going through the motions? We’ve all heard the adage “Do what you love and you’ll love what you do” but is it really that simple? Well, up until recently I believe it to be true. As a […]

Triathlon 101: part 3

Today is the third and final installment of a 3 part series, “Triathlon 101.” This content has been generously provided by Training Peaks, a valued sponsor of the Timex Multisport Team. I use the tracking technology provided by Training Peaks on a daily basis to track all of my workouts. RIDING ALONE VS RIDING IN A […]

Triathlon 101: part 2

Today is the second installment of a 3 part series, “Triathlon 101.” This content has been generously provided by Training Peaks, a valued sponsor of the Timex Multisport Team. I use the tracking technology provided by Training Peaks on a daily basis to track all of my workouts. USING VO2 MAX IN YOUR TRAINING: (by Chris Baddick) […]

Triathlon 101: part 1

Today is the first installment of a 3 part series, “Triathlon 101.” This content has been generously provided by Training Peaks, a valued sponsor of the Timex Multisport Team. I use the tracking technology provided by Training Peaks on a daily basis to track all of my workouts. 3 TIPS FOR RUNNING OFF THE BIKE: […]

May I Share?

On Monday I wrote to you about the value of instruction. If you think about it, there is really no new knowledge that exists in the world today. Yes I said it, there is nothing new that has never been pondered before. The greatest minds understand that progress is the result of collective thinking. Progress […]

Bucket List Baby!

This past weekend I received official notification that one of my life-long dreams has been realized! Rather than tell you about my excitement, I thought I’d show you: Thank you for your generous support of my blog and daily account of my passion. I wish you the very best as you pursue your passions thus […]

OH Canada!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. I cannot begin to tell you what an INCREDIBLE experience I had this past weekend in Mt. Tremblant, Canada. I showed up to race the World Championships of Half Ironman Triathlon and the best of the best most definitely showed up! We arrived the day before just […]

Canada, here we come!

This post is rated Ironman. It’s go time! Today, I leave for Mt. Tremblant, Canada to compete in the 70.3 World Championships of triathlon. For me, this trip is extremely sentimental. Canada was the place that nearly claimed my life in 2006 and I have yet to return. It has been a fantastic triathlon season […]

A picture’s worth 1,000 words!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. Let me set the record straight…I AM NOT A CAT-LOVER! (Ha, Ha! just having a bit of fun here! By no means do I want to offend your cat-like compassion.) I just couldn’t help but dedicate an entire post to this very picture which I feel sums […]

Every Moment Matters: surprise, surprise…PART V!

This post is rated Sprinters, Olympians and Ironman. So I know you expected a 4 part “Every Moment Matters” series…I can’t blame you, after all that was my intent! However, my last post reminded me of how important it is to master the art of the aid station. The run is fun (that is, IF […]

Every Moment Matters: part IV

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is the last and final part of a the IV part series “Every Moment Matters.” Do you or do you not agree with the following statement: “the fun is in the run?” You have made it to final stage of your race and if you have executed, […]

Every Moment Matters: part III

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is part III in a IV part series entitled “Every Moment Matters.” Without question, the longest leg of any triathlon is the bike (both in duration and distance.) Allow yourself to smile as you have just completed the hardest leg for most..the swim! On Tuesday, we discussed […]

Every Moment Matters: part II

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is part II of a IV part series entitled “Every Moment Matters.” As human beings, we have at least one thing in common…we are land-dwelling creatures! What is it about the swim that makes triathlon so intimidating? Unfortunately there is no way around it…that is if you […]

Every Moment Matters: part I

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. Today is part I of a IV part series entitled “Every Moment Matters.” Triathlon is unique in that a transition area (or 2) is involved! The objective is to spend as LITTLE time in transition as possible. Think of this as a necessary evil to move onto to […]

Every Moment Matters

This post is rated Olympians and Ironman. A triathlon is composed of the following: athletes starting line water roads/paths/trials finish line timing chip timing clock Ultimately your success is tied directly to your TIME and how it compares with other athletes. CAPTAIN OBVIOUS HERE!!! With this in mind, today I introduce a time-savings series entitled […]