Ohm Rider Posted June 26, 2015 Report Share Posted June 26, 2015 Ba BAYUM. While I've always "wanted" to be healthier, physical fitness and clean eating always drops in lue of "the other thing." But today, rather than chasing this abstract goal, I've created a plan. I am going to do an Iron Man triathlon in Kona, and I am going to train my butt off to get there. I'll start with running and biking. I'm beginning on my mom's bike from Germany, meaning it's 20+ years old. On Tuesday I'm running with a local club to practice running with a crowd. So that's a 5k every Tuesday night. If I feel I'm ready, on October 18th I'll enter a duathlon. Once I've paid off my student loans in a few months, I'll do one of two things: buy a proper road bike (for competitions and practical travel) or buy a membership at the Y for ~$50 month to use a pool. One thing that always threw me off schedule is my constant back-and-forth between my house and my best friend's house. *Not a problem any more! When I sleep at my house, I'll go for a bike ride. When I sleep at his, I'll run. It'll be a pretty even distribution. I might just get a new pair of shoes so I have one at each place. Bonus: SInce I've been considering the Iron Man, it's been so much easier to turn down the crap food. Yay! I like feeling healthy. So, time to start making my Battle Logs. Quote Ohm RiderLevel 3 Hobbit ScoutSTR 3 | DEX 1 | STA 8 | CON 7 | WIS 5 | CHA 6Uber Quests: Ironman 70.3 in Norway / Ironman World Championship in Kona / Pacific Crest TrailNext Step: Duathlon Oct 18 Run 2 miles w/o slowing 70%70% Bike 10 miles 80%80% Link to comment
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