Friday, September 16, 2011
Some Friday Fun..
Disclaimer: I have NOT trained for an Ironman. I have NOT committed to doing an Ironman (yet!). However, I think the word "Ironman" has been in every google search I've performed since the finish line Sunday. I came across this, and thought it was awesome. Enjoy!
You call a 5 mile run an easy day.
You plan vacations around where your next race will be.
You use the words "easy" and "long run" in the same sentence.
You not only eat gels, but you know the best flavors for every brand.
You know what I mean by “eat gels”.
Your RHR is below 50 and you’re not dying.
You know what RHR is.
An easy swim is any distance less than 2000 yards.
You do a Century ride for training, not charity.
You ride your bike to the start of a local 10k race.
You hear a gunshot and dive under water, not for cover.
You know that a “special needs bag” is for.
You hear someone else ran a marathon and think, “Oh, that’s cute.”
Speed work on the track is 4 mile repeats.
You have dreams about Ali’i Drive.
You know where that is.
The cashier at Costco says to you, “Didn’t you just buy that tub of peanut butter last week?”
Your long rides consistently take you across 10 town lines and at least one state line.
You put more miles on your bike than your car during peak training.
Your training race is just over 70 miles long.
You can eat 8,000 calories in a day and still lose weight.
You are over 30 and there is still someone in your life that you refer to as "coach".
Your bike cost more than your first car.
You have peed outdoors more times in the last year than you did in your first year of college.
You refer to the front hall of your house as the "transition area".