Author archive: scott

November 4th

Finally got the snow tires put on our vehicles, and headed off to REd Deer for errands both personal and business today. Step one was to see my amazing Chiropractor – Dr Nicole Fox from Care Chiropractic.  She (and her team) really has brought me back to race form in a short period of time…

November 3rd

Today one of our regular gym members came in to work out and took one look at me and said “Well now I have seen everything!  Scott McDermott running on a treadmill!”  It was funny, but not too far from the truth!  I have probably only been on a treadmill less than 5 times in…

November 2nd

Enjoyed teaching a GREAT bunch of athletes in a 1.5 hour hill climb spin class today!  Nice to be back teaching a class again, it has been a while!  We watched Todd Crandal in Running with Demons – a documentary about Todd’s ‘Racing for Recovery’ counselling company, and his use of Ultraman Canada as a…

November 1st

Woot Woot!  Another big fat check mark! 8000 m swim done!  First time I have ever swam 8 kms in a POOL!  A 25m pool no less!  Yowch! At least it was the Red Deer Rec Centre pool – way less chlorine than Sylvan Lake Pool.  Still, my nose is running like a broken faucet…

October 31

Another awesome recovery week day – just a swim to do! Spent the morning at the gym working with my bookkeeper and payroll etc, then off to the pool! warm up for a few hundred metres, and then 20x50m Mod Hard, plus a continuous 500m swim, and a cool down set to cap it off….

October 30th

Another wonderful day in Recovery Week! I must say, it was a great day for a few reasons, but let me talk about something really cool.  When we booked our flights a few months back, we talked about options and had to go with cheap as possible.  that meant no reserved seats (costs extra) and…

Tuesday, Oct 29th

I really enjoyed my day off from training Monday – been a while since I had one of those!!! I was really stoked about how great I felt after the big 60km run on Sunday!  Had a pretty painful but effective Graston Technique treatment to open up the fascia in my hip flexors and abdomen…

Sunday Oct 27

Well…….when I woke to the sight of snow everywhere and winds at 23kms per hour from the North East….I honestly wanted to crawl back in to bed!  that’s the beautiful thing about a goal though – it reminds you of what needs to be done, and sleeping in has nothing to do with it.  I…

Saturday, Oct 26

After working at the gym until noon – I zipped over to the local pool, only to find it closed for a swim meet!  Sat in the truck for a moment and thought about just going for lunch……..googled the pool hours for Red Deer (20 minute drive to next town) and roared off!  By the…

Friday, Oct 25

Really enjoyed a morning at home with my little boy Kaden.  He’s 18 months old today, and SO much fun!  Then after a Rotary Meeting and a ton of paperwork and getting all the of the Ultraman World Championship Jersey and logo design stuff done and finalized, I got on the spin bike at the…

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