Monthly Archives: February 2013

ACT UP Against Diabetes?

I’ve been spending a lot of time in my basement recently as the long winter months s-l-o-w-l-y slouch toward spring. Because of the snow, I seem to do all of my bicycling down there, not to mention a good deal … Continue reading

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The Judgment of Paris

I’ve been a bit busy ’round these parts, trying to tie up loose ends. Yesterday I finished Ross King’s The Judgment of Paris (2006). The tome chronicles the end of the Second Empire in France, the career of Édouard Manet, … Continue reading

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In the Bag – Swimming

I still can’t bring myself to write about the cross-country ski lessons. Instead, here’s another picture post. I’m in the base building part of the triathlon season. That means plenty of low-intensity work focusing on endurance and form. Over the … Continue reading

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January 2013 Recap

We can close the books on January: 31 workouts (8 swim, 8 bike, 13 run, 2 Nordic ski) 215.9 total miles 26 hours, 34 minutes 16,700 calories Farthest swim: 1.3 miles Farthest bike: 44 miles Farthest run: 12.6 miles Plus, … Continue reading

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