Measure success

Measure Success

Beyond conquering the course and embracing the journey, Ironman offers an opportunity to have a tight body. Bring it on!!! To measure success I am tracking weight, inches, and training hours. Here are the results. Week 1 – 9 Training Hours: 95 Swim:   2,025 laps (either 25 yards or 25 meters) Ride:         420 miles Read more about Measure Success[…]

goggles

The Goggle Quest Continues

Goggle Update: Since July I’ve been looking for goggles that don’t fog up or leak, and after testing about 7 styles I finally found a pair that works great.  TYR Performance Mirrored Next Pro. I’m on a goggle quest to find the best goggle for me. Gayla, owner of Tri Zone in Los Alamitos, convinced Read more about The Goggle Quest Continues[…]

Running on Long Beach CA

Sunday Run

Sunday morning’s first  thought  … get that run in early before the heat, rain, and humidity hits. Out the door by 8am and instantly felt the touch of hot, sweet sweat, even while standing in the shade. Wish I kicked my butt out of bed at 5:30am. The beach called.  There it’d  be cooler than Read more about Sunday Run[…]

Tired of Ironman training

7 Week Itch of Tri Training

Got a 7 week itch of tri training. The take away:  Sometimes the best thing to do is sleep. As much as I talk about being positive, having a healthy mind, at times I need an attitude adjustment.  That’s happening now, and that’s because I’m tired.  So, after a good night’s sleep everything will be Read more about 7 Week Itch of Tri Training[…]

Bike chain

Week 5 Recap; Ironman Training

After a tough week 4, which ended with a kick ass ride lead by the Warrior, week 5 left me feeling strong and positive. The take away: find joy in the process. Also, here’s a protein rich snack that fed my sweet tooth. Mix a few scoops of cottage cheese with a handful of fresh Read more about Week 5 Recap; Ironman Training[…]

Geelong 70.3

Week 3 Recap: IM Cozumel

Week 3 recap of Ironman Cozumel training. A hot mess – that’s how I’d describe the first half.  Nothing worked together as my negative mindset tried to dominate every move. Thankfully my heart took over, just in time. Sunday’s late day swim and run; sloppy.  Bad form, slow speed and sore body.    Plus my attitude Read more about Week 3 Recap: IM Cozumel[…]

lap swimming

#1 Ironman Tip: Discipline.

It’s week two of Ironman training. Feeling disciplined, but I still have two challenges: Managing the workout schedule. Committing the mind to give 100% to each workout. With a few races finished, I know the drill and the importance of completing each workout.  Yet yesterday I almost skipped a swim.  My discipline was weak. The Read more about #1 Ironman Tip: Discipline.[…]

Satisfying the hunger

With confidence in locking in a 2015 Ironman race by the end of April, for lunch I swam 50 laps. Waiting at the office was my new favorite protein drink, WheyCoco. Enjoyed that mouthful of joy with a frozen banana. Then ate a full bowl of brown rice, quinoa, vegies and black beans. Thought that Read more about Satisfying the hunger[…]

Annemarie du LeBohn's project mgt tips

Ironman’s Life Lesson for Project Mgt.

With a few friends registered for Ironman 2015 Arizona, Cozumel, and Oceanside, racing and training is on my mind.  Which race to do?  Not sure.  For now I’ll focus on staying healthy; a tough task during the Christmas season. So many yummy things to eat (indulge in moderation).   The New Year will present the right Read more about Ironman’s Life Lesson for Project Mgt.[…]

traveling

Tips for traveling and working out.

On the go, on the go, I’m always on the go.  Fast and crazy schedules tend to mess up my workouts.  No more!  With time I created a few good travel workout tips and wanted to them with you.  Happy trails. Know your options Ask the hotel consigner if the hotel has a gym, lap Read more about Tips for traveling and working out.[…]