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May 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm § in George Thoughts

Andy’s Graduation and Training Updates

I sit here in a very quiet house on a night really no different from so many others I’ve had over this past year and I catch myself thinking and looking for answers to many questions I have about my boys, my family or lack thereof in PA, and my own life and the goals [...][...]

April 29th, 2011 - 8:23 pm § in George Thoughts

Reflection on the 1 Hour, 40 Minute Plank

This was the first gorgeous day we’ve had in weeks!  Despite the salt trucks I see hiding in nearby bone yards, winter is finally, perhaps over.   I took in Springbrook today and knocked down a good 5- mile run, about a 9 minute/mile average.  This in prep for the 100 minute plank I would [...]

April 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm § in George Thoughts

Easter in Macomb with Brandon

First time in awhile that i’ve made the drive to Macomb to visit Brandon here at WIU.  But only after being up at 4am to entertain 4 clients I had scheduled this morning.  Troy was booked for 8am and ran his second USMC PFT in conjunction with my ongoing competition at the club which I [...][...]

April 18th, 2011 - 8:28 pm § in George Thoughts

The End and the Man with the Coffee

As I woke this morning at 0230 with a headache beyond belief, I was reminded that one year ago to the day and almost hour, I was waking up from a different sort of headache with the realization that we had fallen short and the April ride was done.  Most of all, I remember those [...][...]

November 17th, 2010 - 8:44 pm § in George Thoughts

The Reflection Dinner

Well, its been nearly 2 weeks or so since we made history at Urban Tri Gear in Burr Ridge by setting the new GWR for most time on a spin bike…GWR has sent me the official credential and corresponding letter stating that fact, which I’ll now transport down to Michaels and have framed much[...]

November 6th, 2010 - 10:03 am § in Event Happenings, George Thoughts

Results of Record Ride (Final)

The event ride started at 2pm on Sat, Oct 23, 2010 and concluded at approximately 8:22pm on Monday, Nov 1st.   The ride was held at Urban Tri-Gear in Burr Ridge, IL.  The ride resulted in a new Guinness World Record (GWR) of 222 hours, 22 minutes and 22 seconds, which shattered the previous GWR m[...]

October 17th, 2010 - 1:39 am § in George Thoughts

Delivery of Product and My Ride Back from Macomb

I finished up w/clients today (Sat) and finally got on the road to Macomb to go down and see Brandon and to watch the football game.  The game started at 6pm so I could afford a little later start and perhaps squeeze in some floor work out back before I got on the road….and I did.  [...][...]

October 13th, 2010 - 8:18 pm § in George Thoughts

Wednesday, Oct 13th…a call from Mike H

Today was a no training today aside from the loyal clients I had at X Sport this morning which prompted my wakeup just before 4am.  Its been an emotional roller coaster the last 36 hours or so dealing w/issues bike and non-bike, but this morning, as you know, I tuned in to see Ryan and [...][...]

October 2nd, 2010 - 10:59 am § in George Thoughts

60 Hour Ride at “the Egg”… Reflection

Its a sunny Saturday morning and was up at 0800 after getting home last evening from the Egg.  Not used to finishing long rides such as the 60 in the evening like that but it didn’t throw my recovery off at all.  Finished up there around 930pm or so and with the help of just [...][...]

September 5th, 2010 - 10:24 am § in George Thoughts

Results of 72 Hour Ride

The 3 Day, 72 Hour Ride was completed Sept 1-4, 2010 at the Fuel Sports Performance Training facility in Crest Hill, IL.  The marathon ride lasted approximately 76 hours, 5 minutes which included a total of 14 breaks taken during the course of the ride which totalled just about 245 minutes or about[...]