What is your “A” race for this season? Miami Man
Please share your BIG goals: To complete an Ironman before my 30th birthday.
Tell me about your successes so far: Erinne helped me go from being almost afraid of the water to completing my first event involving an open water swim.
What were some of your biggest imporovements in performance for each of the following:
Swim: From not being able to swim 1 lap in a pool to swimming 500 meters in open water
Bike: A speed increase of several miles per hour on shorter rides
Run: PR’s in both 5k and half-marathon
Nutrition/Health: Lost 5lbs, greatly increased flexibility and reduced soreness
Achieved: 5k PR 23:02, Half marathon PR 1:58:12 and successfully completed my first triathlon.
Name 2 or 3 things that have made the biggest difference in your journey: Erinne’s expertise has allowed me to trust in the process and I have seen incredible improvement. In addition the camaraderie and supportive environment created by the group helped motivate me for all those early morning workouts that ultimately helped me reach my goals.
What excites you the most about being involved in triathlon? The challenge of competing and improving in 3 sports simultaneously while still being part of an incredibly positive community.
What would you say to another person who was on the fence about joining our training program? This program can help so much more than simply improving your numbers. Erinne’s overall approach to health and training combined with a fantastic group of athletes will definitely make the experience worth it.
As part of Full Circle’s Gold Group Training Program, Gerardo was able to accomplish all these awesome goals in less than 6 months. I am SUPER proud of this dedication and will to push through his fears of the water as well as improve his strengths by getting faster. WAY TO GO GERARDO!!