In is first long-ish outdoor ride of 2020, Todd enjoys a quick dash that takes him out of Toronto for the first time in many weeks. Continue reading Leaving the City!
Friday morning I did a long virtual bike ride. While the distance was short, it was very steep. All in all it took just about two hours to ride and about 90 minutes of that was climbing. As I started … Continue reading Using our Future Selves as Excuses
Over the years I have always had this intent to try a deceptively simple practice. Whenever you think you should do something, instead of weaseling your way out of it or finding a reason to justify why you don’t need to do it, you just do it. Instead of thinking “I should really make dinner…but I’m going to go out for Thai food instead.” you just make dinner. If you find that you’re missing the coconut milk you need to make the dish happen, you just dash out to the store and grab it. Instead of thinking “But it’s cold … Continue reading Following Through
Today was going to be an exercise day and out of habit I thought I’d look at the Zwift Events page to see if anything fun was happening. As it happened, there was a “One Flat Lap” race that was … Continue reading First Race in a Long Time
According to the ancient Romans, Janus is the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, duality, doorways, passages, and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past. For this reason many … Continue reading Looking Forward by Looking Backward
I’ve been looking for something to work towards and hilariously it’s been staring me right in the face all along. I keep trying to articulate it for Sage: “I want to train for something that I have to really prepare … Continue reading Challenging Myself
Since 2014 I’ve probably spent about 6 months of my life living in hotels in Louisiana. To keep myself on an even keel and minimize the effects of the large portions of fried food, I try to run regularly down … Continue reading Moment: Running in Louisiana
Last year at this time I was in top running shape. I had just run 22 km – just over a half marathon. I couldn’t run the half marathon in Toronto but there would be one in Gurgaon when I … Continue reading Running Again