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Jeffrey Bartl
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Writer, sports trivia nut, former standout of the St. Bartholomew Elementary School basketball team
Writer, sports trivia nut, former standout of the St. Bartholomew Elementary School basketball team

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Training Program vs. Bartl's Goals
When I logged on to write this and saw the countdown at the top of the page, I realized I have less than three months until the big day. The training has seemed to go by very quickly, and I know the days leading up to the race will slip past me even faster ...

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Week 2 Update, Plus Diet Obstacles That Lie Ahead
As I mentioned in my previous post, the most challenging aspect of training for my first sprint triathlon will be to learning how to swim correctly. I've been watching some online videos on proper form, balance, breathing techniques, etc., but I can't seem ...

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Overcoming Obstacles - Daily Schedule
Today is one week since I began training for the Chicago Sprint Triathlon, and here's an update on what I completed as part of the program: Run: 10 miles Bike: 10 miles Swim: 200 yards Starting weight: 155.6 Current weight: 150.4 The first week of the progr...

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And Here... We... Go
I remember the look of shock I felt when I stepped on the scale and read the impossible truth. "No way. I absolutely do not weigh 174 pounds. No. It just can't be." That was in April of 2012, when I knew I had gained some extra inches but did not feel I was...
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