The joys of virtual running

What’s a girl to do when she’s had to take most of the year off of running and doesn’t feel likes she’s fit or fast enough to join the local groups just yet? Or that’s its kinda cold out and she doesn’t like to run in the cold? She Zwift’s! Yes that’s right, I’ve talkedContinue reading “The joys of virtual running”

“tri”ing time management

I think I mentioned it in a post before but I’m learning a lot about time management these days. I’m also learning a lot about myself and my personality. For example, I know that I’m easily distracted by other things. I could ride my bike but I really need to clean the (kitchen, office, diningContinue reading ““tri”ing time management”

2018 Tri week 2 of 16

I decided that maybe if I keep a weekly log that I might stick to more of my training! I am in week 2 of 16 gearing up for Rev3 Williamsburg. I’ll be honest, this is the first time I’ve had a coach for triathlon training and it is no joke! I’m not used toContinue reading “2018 Tri week 2 of 16”

Let’s talk 2-a-days

It is week 2 of 16 for my training towards Rev3 Williamsburg. Basically, every week has 4 days that include 2 workouts a day. This means the last 2 weeks I’ve been trying to change my entire life! I’ve had to really buckle down with scheduling and meal planning. I have very little room forContinue reading “Let’s talk 2-a-days”

My midlife shoe crisis

At least that’s what my husband call is. I had been an avid Brooks runner since I started running in 2010. I ran in the Adrenalines for a VERY long time but I had constant shin splints. Later, I found out this was because the shoe store put my in stability shoes with inserts andContinue reading “My midlife shoe crisis”

Goals for the year – 2017

Since active seasons in Florida are October – April, I decided I should set my goals accordingly. I reached my 2016 goal in February simply because that was when my races were. So, my top 3 fitness goals are: Complete the 6 month plan in The New Rules of Lifting for Women Yea, My planContinue reading “Goals for the year – 2017”

A new goal and a new plan

So, the game plan was to train for the Donald Half marathon, ride that into Hot Chocolate 15, and then maintain until Gasparilla half marathon. Well that all got shot to hell when Donald got cancelled. A new game plan was needed. Let’s be honest, a new motivation was needed. When Donald was cancelled, IContinue reading “A new goal and a new plan”

Transformation Thursday – the difference a year makes

Last Thursday I was in Disney. I was chilling in my hotel room waiting for friends to get ready to go to dinner. I pulled up my time hop and a photo showed up from my marathon last year. I remember taking this picture and being super jazzed to run my marathon 3 days later.Continue reading “Transformation Thursday – the difference a year makes”