How We Choose: Half Ironman Training Plan Selection

How We Choose: Half Ironman Training Plan Selection

"The true dogwood flowers are actually tiny, yellowish to yellowish-green and insignificant, being compacted into button-like clusters. However, each flower cluster is surrounded by four showy, white, petal-like bracts, which open flat, giving the appearance of a single, large, 3-4” diameter, 4-petaled, white flower." Ultraviolet Photography The world is not necessarily as we perceive it. Some of us are so sure ... Read more

Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities, Indeed: FitOldDog Is Back With His Training Goals

Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities, Indeed: FitOldDog Is Back With His Training Goals

Time to set my training goals for 2015. I had a tough triathlon season in 2014, after making Ironman All World Athlete, Bronze, in 2013, and missing a Kona slot by only one roll down at the Louisville Ironman. Amongst other things, Bob Scott (84) beat me at the 2014 Eagleman Half Ironman again, and I'd promised myself he never would. But he did, and he is one of my heroes, so that's OK. Then two disastrous Ironman ... Read more

You Should Age-Adjust Your Training Portfolio As You Would Your Investment Portfolio

  Hi folks, Setting up your investment portfolio as you age is quite complex, especially if you do it yourself (the only safe way, in my opinion). The first thing to do is decide your 'risk averseness level,' your need for cash flow, desired growth rate of your portfolio, level of required stability of your funds, the security of your investment instruments, and the ethics of your strategy. You achieve ... Read more

Getting Back in Training With An AAA-Stent Graft

Back In Training With An Abdominal Aortic (AAA) Stent Graft 2010 Yes! FitOldDog Was In A Funk All Those Years Ago I Got Over It, And You Can Too! Here is my very first WordPress post, after my first AAA endovascular surgery, with a few minor edits, for clarity! Hi! Folks (well, just me, mainly), Finally getting over my stent-funk and starting to train. Always worry about causing metal fatigue [Yes! There is ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.