Tag Archives: Vinnie Tortorich

Ironman Lake Placid – The Pre-Race Report

First, let’s get the important stuff out of the way… FOLLOW ME! I’m bib #713 There are a few ways you can do it: If you have an iPhone, check out the IronTrac App (HERE).  It is pretty slick – you … Continue reading

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Fitness Confidential – The Review!

Back in early September 2012, I was in a pretty bad place.   I had gained about 20+ pounds, I had DNF’d an Ironman (that I DNT’d (didn’t train) for, thus, the DNF), and even though my job was (is) pretty active, I … Continue reading

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Sunday Random

What a crazy week…What a crazy freaking week. I have a hard time not mentioning the events of the past week.  I talked about it a little in Tuesday‘s post, but I just want to say again that my thoughts are … Continue reading

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Eastern States 20 Miler Race Report

I am having a really hard time writing this race report.  I am not sure why. Let me start at the beginning… In the week before the race, I trained pretty hard – what I mean is, I didn’t taper.  … Continue reading

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A Day Eating NSNG…

I have been asked by a lot of people what I eat day-to-day eating NSNG. Here is an example of an average (work) day for me: Breakfast: Coffee with heavy cream 2 hard boiled eggs (I boil and peel these … Continue reading

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Making Rules, Managing Expectations, and Living What You Say

I have been having a hard time coming up with material to write about. I am not sure what it is, but the thing between my ears just quits working when I try to write about my last run in the … Continue reading

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Sunday Vlog

I thought I would do something a little different today and post a few videos. I was getting ready for my run today, and Porter insisted that he get a walk first.  We walked around the Adventure Bound esker trail, it is … Continue reading

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Sunday Random…

I am having a hard time focusing on one subject today, so I think I’ll go random… Frozen… I literally froze my butt off yesterday on my run.  Well, not off, it is certainly still there. But I was fooled.  It … Continue reading

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In With The New…

Some great things are happening in 2013!  I’ll be training, racing, and playing my way through the year. 2013 was kicked off for me with THIS interview with Garden Variety Triathlon‘s Jon Smith. We are both training for an Ironman … Continue reading

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Out With The Old…

So it is time to recap 2012… Life Throws You Curves… 2012 brought me some big changes… 1) My grandfather passed away.  He was my rock, the most influential person in my life.  The last few weeks with him were very hard, … Continue reading

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