Thomas Rye is a web designer at Symplicity Corporation. He runs triathlons in the summers and trains in Kenpo Karate year 'round. He's an overall fitness enthusiast and has a deep love for all things health - Mind, Body, Spirit.
By Thomas Rye on April 9, 2013
We’re definitely getting Google Fiber Internet – no doubt about it. Almost anything with a whisper about being better than Time Warner Cable would get us to switch away from them. The big question right now is whether or not to take advantage of the full package: Cable TV & internet – comes with DVR […]
By Thomas Rye on November 21, 2012
Abs are foundational to your strength. They play a big role in your posture and are part of the anchor for a lot of your movements. This is a short and nasty ab workout that can work for all levels of fitness. The key is to still with it and push yourself because… it’s only […]
By Thomas Rye on October 11, 2012
No need for the laundry area to be a dark, dank and disorganized place. I’m not sure why the site this originally came from was flagged as spam, but here it is for all your repinning needs!
By Thomas Rye on February 17, 2012
Ten years ago the word ‘media’ only meant ‘news media’ to most people. Today many people understand ‘media’ as ‘all the stuff on my computer, phone, tablet and other tech devices.’ This is almost entirely thanks to the ongoing tech revolution that has brought the big screen to our little screens. And it’s not just […]
By Thomas Rye on February 6, 2012
I watched Drive with Ryan Gosling recently. It was much different than I expected. It was good, but the pace of the movie threw me off quite a bit. It starts quiet and slow though you might expect a slam bang action movie from start to finish by the way the trailer depicts it. After […]
By Thomas Rye on October 3, 2011
My wife and I took our honeymoon to Central America in the summer of 2010. The first half of the trip was only vaguely planned (if at all) and we flew by the seat of our pants. I documented as much of the costs for travel that I could because we had a hard time […]
By Thomas Rye on September 26, 2011
Let me just start by stating a few disclaimers: 1. Legos are certainly allowed to be the Legos of grown ups. Legos really don’t stop being awesome as you age. Especially if you have a box huge bucket of them with lots of specialty pieces mixed in. 2. Age aside, Legos and Minecraft are certainly ok […]
By Thomas Rye on September 12, 2011
In 2011 I probably had my lowest amount of intentional training before the race. If you look at the numbers though, several of my times and paces were much better than they had been previously. I attribute these improvements solely to technique.
By Thomas Rye on May 20, 2011
I haven’t done as much camping as I’d like to over the last couple of years, but the times that I have gotten out with nature it’s been on some pretty wet days. I certainly enjoy camping on mild days in the late summer when lakes are warm, but evening temperatures are low enough that […]
By Thomas Rye on May 19, 2011
I’ve wanted do an Ironman triathlon since I was a kid and first heard about the unbelievable feat of endurance that the race is. In 2009, I finally got up the courage to dive into the sport and competed in 7 triathlons across 4 months. Though I barely survived the swim and had cement legs I […]