10 Reasons I love doing triathlon !!!

 

For bragging rights !!

Because it sounds cool !!

So that I can smile and say ‘that is cute‘, when someone says ‘I did a marathon‘.

Well on a serious note, I just love it because it makes me happy, keeps me sane, and my wife loves seeing me on the leaner side. 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

Questions people ask ? ? ?

I have been asked and often asked questions related to endurance sports, and my appearance (yes I look like a star 😉 ). So let me take a stab in no particular order at the various questions..

But before that a quickie about the sport of Triathlon – Triathlon as the name says, is some sort of a marathon in three different disciplines. Yes, the one that I do, and in general involves, swimming, cycling, and running, in the same order. Continue reading

Freaking 140.6 – My first Iron distance !! – Vineman, Windsor, CA.

Swim 2.4 miles + Bike 112 miles + Run 26.2 miles

Swim 2.4 miles + Bike 112 miles + Run 26.2 miles

Doing the toughest one day endurance event in the world, was just a thought in my head over 2 years back. And here I am writing my very first Iron distance triathlon race report.

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