Erich Wegscheider

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2016 By The Numbers

If you find yourself reading this blog post and came from a source other than Facebook, Twitter, or Google+, I literally have no idea how you got here. I have done zero SEO. Regardless, I don’t care where you came from, you’re welcome here. Anyways, welcome to the 5th edition of my annual training and […]

Boston Marathon

In early 2015, the urge to run the Boston Marathon hit. Back then, the only “marathons” I had run were either in iron-distance triathlons or ultra-marathons. Being that neither of the aforementioned races does the marathon justice, I set out to qualify and did so at the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll Marathon. Fast forward to 2016 and I have […]

Cryotherapy: What -270° F Feels Like

While attempting to make sport my livelihood, I put up big weeks (up to 35-hours) and tinkered with just about every recovery method imaginable. My path to better performance started with recovery drinks, but I layered in regular use of the following until discovering cryotherapy: Compression Apparel Foam / Massage Rollers Ice Baths Ultrasound Therapy Electrical […]

2015 By The Numbers

In 2012, when I was a much more consistent blogger, I began writing a yearly summary of my training numbers. It was then that I discovered my love of creating spreadsheets and writing formulas. Fast forward a couple years and here we are in its 4th edition. I’m not sure how interesting you all find […]

Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji

I don’t know about other ultra-runners, but I’ll cry at least a couple of times during a 100 mile run. Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji did not disappoint in that regard. However, its last blow just seemed unfair. Unlike most endurance events I’ve done, I actually signed up months in advance. Thus, giving me months to prepare. In […]

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