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Dr. Brett Andrews is the Vice President and Dean of the Chesapeake Energy School of Business at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. His athletic pursuits center around endurance racing and include more marathon, Ironman 70.3, and full Ironman finishes.

May 112017
 

I’ll admit it.  I’m a bit Type A.  Okay, maybe more than just a bit.  I like being in charge, and I certainly don’t like asking for help. So, in typical Type-A fashion, when I entered my first “big” triathlon, Ironman Austin 70.3 a few years back, I felt I had covered all the bases Continue Reading «What You Can Learn From My Spectacular Failure»

Feb 152015
 
Gear Review:  Newton Motion III Limited Edition

If you know what the phrases #lugshots or #hellobetter mean, then you’re likely a runner using the shoe brand Newton. Since 2006, the company has been a leading innovator of the forefoot/midfoot running style and has crafted a unique design into their shoes to encourage a forefoot strike via the innovative “actuator lug” technology. The Continue Reading «Gear Review: Newton Motion III Limited Edition»

Feb 172014
 
Tomato Bacon Basil Man Food (a.k.a. Qu_che)

It’s no secret that protein is a necessary ingredient for building muscle mass. It especially important this time of year as you are laying down a base level of fitness in preparation for the spring and summer racing season. But for some reason, I’ve never been able to embrace the name of my favorite egg Continue Reading «Tomato Bacon Basil Man Food (a.k.a. Qu_che)»

Nov 022013
 
On The Road: Sticking To Your Training

I travel from time to time for my job. These trips invariably happen when I’m prepping for a race of some kind and I desperately want to keep my momentum going by sticking to my RTTP (Ridiculous Triathlon Training Plan) when I’m on the road. Sticking with the plan isn’t always possible, however. I’ve found Continue Reading «On The Road: Sticking To Your Training»

Aug 092013
 
Race Report: Ironman Coeur D'Alene

  Well, it’s over. In my first attempt at the full-iron distance, I crossed the finish line at 14:36:17–a long day. But I’ve earned the title, “Ironman.” Here then is my post-race report. The Weather I left the 95 degree heat of Oklahoma and stepped off the plane into 50 degree weather.  On race day, Continue Reading «Race Report: Ironman Coeur D’Alene»

Apr 012013
 

Any time you begin something new, there is the inevitable learning curve.  That certainly holds true with my journey through triathlon.  In my first few months of training, I collected a vast assortment of bumps, scrapes, and near-drownings.  Prompting my wife to ask the classic question, “Are you sure you know what you’re doing?”  Newcomers Continue Reading «Newbie-Ville»