Why I decided to Run an Ironman Triathlon

Welcome to my latest adventure.  I have decided to race an Ironman triathlon this summer. For those of you who are not familiar with this race, it is a triathlon consisting of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile run. This event will take place in Santa Rosa, California on Read more about Why I decided to Run an Ironman Triathlon[…]

Santa Rosa Ironman Race Report

Ironman Santa Rosa race report 2017   Friday: pretty hot today.  Drank fluids very well.  Traffic was bad everywhere so it slowed everything down.  I got my workouts done very early up at the lake which was ideal but then still had to wait around until 10 for T1 to open.  I was able to get all the Read more about Santa Rosa Ironman Race Report[…]

Updating Your Resume for Students, Doctors, and Nurses: 4 tips

I am on faculty at a major institution.  I look at resumes often whether it is for young students applying to medical or nursing school, CRNA’s, fellow physicians, or well established academic physicians.  Here are a 4 tips: Call it a CV and not a resume. Do not say “references available upon request.”  We already Read more about Updating Your Resume for Students, Doctors, and Nurses: 4 tips[…]

Ironman St. George 70.3 Race Report 2017

Wow, what a weekend.  It was a beautiful venue with an incredible group of volunteers. The race was hard, very hard.  Hills, heat, and wind.  I am grateful to my wife and coach for helping me finish this amazing race. Here’s how it all went down… Friday: The day before the race.  We started the road Read more about Ironman St. George 70.3 Race Report 2017[…]

A Pretty Nice Little Saturday: IRONMAN training update

IRONMAN training update 4/29 Got a pretty nice little Saturday planned.    Nice little Saturday indeed.  Just a 3.5 hour bike ride in heart rate zone 2.  This is 1 week prior to my 70.3 race in St. George, Utah.   I took the opportunity to sleep in a little.  And by that I mean Read more about A Pretty Nice Little Saturday: IRONMAN training update[…]