This is the second installment of the Interview with the AFP leaders segment by Brooks. Enjoy!
A. Scott: Not really! Actually, I shouldn’t say that, we played tennis, we went skiing, bike riding, it was never competition level, or anything to keep track of. It was more playing and games. Touch football in the street and that kind of thing. But I never ran a whole mile. We’d go on a fifty mile bike ride though.
Q: Do you feel that December was a victory because of your success or the holiday laziness of others?
A. Scott: A little of both. I stuck with it, but I didn’t excel. If you look at my numbers, it wasn’t a stellar month, it wasn’t laziness but people were busy and there was bad weather.
Q: What are your 2014 fitness goals?
A. Scott: I want to do the Boston (B.A.A) Medley with Adrienne, I want to do the Boilermaker, I want to do one triathlon, but I haven’t decided which one yet, and I want to increase the amount of time I can run and just get faster. Cover more ground in less time.
Q: I hear you have Lent diet plans? How are you planning for success?
A. Scott: It’s really a simple thing: you can’t eat cookies, you can’t eat candy, and you can’t eat cookies with candy on top of them. Mostly, it’s nothing with sugar, nothing with added sugar. I have to go cold turkey, I have to completely give it up. As soon as you eat some sugar it triggers the need for more. I have to hide things so I forget where they are in the house. My goal is to drop about 10 pounds. You can run easier if you aren’t carrying as much when you run.
Q: You have been doing triathlon training lately, what tips do you have for success, for others in training?
A. Scott: Well given that I came in virtually last in the