‘Tri’ing’ with a new born in the family

First of all, it’s been really long that I wrote anything.Part being lazy and part being busy.

There has been an addition to my family. Blessed with a sweet angel 10 days back, and since then my wife and I are having very special moments with our cute girl. One of those moments being that I am right now lying on the kids mat and writing this blog post.
Triathlon in the makingWith any life changing event, comes the struggle or rather the challenge of continuing to lead an endurance athlete’s life. The challenge is even more if you have three sports to balance and a full time job (you definitely need this with your growing family). Continue reading

How I mis-managed my training time ?

Why can’t people just plan their parties around my race schedule ?

Lot of my friends who think I am way too crazy and disciplined. Here is a sneak peak into how indisciplined I am or I was. Continue reading

Ironman Vs the IronDistance

Its not about the ‘DOT’, its about the distance !!

Those in the sport of triathlon, very well know that Ironman is just a brand name. And those who do not might get an idea after reading this post.

I will share with you what I have learnt during my journey, about Ironman branding and the triathlon sport distances. Continue reading

Core Strengthening – blog post 2

Continuing with the series of exercises I am doing for strengthening my core muscles, I am showing below two exercises to strengthen the quads, hammies and glutes.

Done right, you are going to engage your glutes and hamstrings.

I am not a pro doing these exercises. Rather I am learning these from my social circle and chiropractor. Most of the runners, triathletes out there already know these exercises. Jotting them down in a blog post, and creating videos will only help to revise them, or switch your core strengthening exercises a bit. Challenges are always good🙂.  Continue reading

Strength and Stability, an integral part of any athletes training

Our earth is able to hold us up, inspite of ever increasing population, because of a strong core🙂.

So learning from nature, remember that your core is the integral part of you as a runner or a cyclist, or a swimmer. A strong core and muscle stability is what differentiated Mark Allen and Dave Scott from the rest of the field. Strength in your glutes and lower back is what will avoid you from faltering in the last miles of your marathon leg.

Having been there, done my share of mistakes. And now recovering from them, I thought of sharing and blogging the important strength training routine. Continue reading