Tag Archives: fitness challenge

Finding a way to finish

It seems like about the only triathlon I do anymore is the YMCA Busy Body Triathlon, which is roughly the same distance as an Iron Man but gives you eight weeks to finish. To be honest, I was kind of … Continue reading

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Is there any future in this?

So does the 90in9 challenge concept continue, given that we failed slightly last year (missing our 90-mile cycling deadline by 9 minutes) and MASSIVELY this year, missing our 90-mile run/walk goal by a “mere” 40 miles? Good question. My sister … Continue reading

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Next up: A 90 mile run/walk

To celebrate the first anniversary of making my goal weight, my sister and I ran 90 miles in nine days, which was as grueling in terms of scheduling as it was on our legs. Last year we rode 90 miles … Continue reading

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‘Team workout’ generates fun new challenge

A couple of weeks ago I thought I couldn’t possibly handle more than 10 minutes of “mountain climbing” — walking 4 mph on a treadmill set at maximum incline (15%). At our first “team workout” at the Y this week, … Continue reading

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