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70.3 California – I finished

Apr/01/2014 in General, Race Reviews

I spent last Sunday night worshiping the porcelain Gods.  I took Monday off and by the time Tuesday rolled around I felt somewhat back to my normal self.  I got in a few good workouts in on Tuesday and Wednesday which renewed my excitement for...

Wifes Corner Part 1

Mar/20/2014 in Focus Aid, General

I have been thinking about what to write for quite a while. I think the most significant thing that I have learned was the reality of being a professional triathlete and what it means to eat, sleep and fit in 3-4 workouts each day over...

Advice

Mar/13/2014 in General

Is it worth risking the rest of your life? The events from 2 years ago gave me a very different outlook on decisions I make. Slowtwitch                    AndrewStarykowicz.com                   Triathlete Europe This weekend there is a race that many athletes will be risking their future...

Overlooked

Mar/06/2014 in Focus Aid, General

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7T8sTamN7f0[/youtube] Sometimes there are well done videos that get overlooked because of the rush of content that comes out around Kona....

Mix & Match

Feb/27/2014 in Focus Aid, General

How did I do that? I really had to ask myself that about last 70.3 Panama's result. Coming straight out of the dead of winter without any structured speed or tempo work and close out a top 5...

Competition Ready

Feb/11/2014 in General, Race Reviews

Is it really time to race already? The simple answer is YES. 70.3 Panama will be interesting. Running and cycling in the constant snow this winter has definitely got me fit but there is a large difference between "fit" and "fast." Honestly I...

Sweet & Salty

Jan/21/2014 in Focus Aid, General

People are often asked if they are "Sweet or Salty" referring to their preference in snack food. In this house I am sweet, cookies and brownies, and my wife loves her salty chips, preferably salt and vinegar. Yet this winter we are celebrating them both...

Boxers or Briefs

Jan/14/2014 in Focus Aid, General

We all remember the old Hanes commercial with Michael Jordan, boxers or briefs. The era where the masses shifted to Joe Boxer from the good old classic whitie tighties, but that is not what I am talking about today. I am using the term as...

Happy New Year

Jan/07/2014 in General

What better way to ring in the New Year than reflecting on the last season? The age old saying is that you are only as good as your last race, so I should be money since I won Rev3 Florida...