When life gets blurry adjust your focus. It’s been almost a year since my last IRONMAN. I took this year to focus on shorter distances and faster paces in hopes to ward off nagging injuries. I cut my training in half and managed to curb those injuries through a strength program. Yet other things popped… Continue reading Adjust your focus
Here are some characteristics often used to describe an athlete: Drive. Discipline. Competitiveness. Self-confidence. Focus. Commitment. Raw talent. One characteristic I've found myself in need of as an athlete is vulnerability. I started back in the pool this week working with my coach. Swimming is a finely tuned sport that if you don't use… Continue reading Quality characteristics
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The anticipated race report from the Lifetime Tempe Tri this weekend! The morning started out with nerves. It had been since June 11th that I had last raced in a Tri. I was most anxious about the swim since I'd only done one open water swim since the race, and I wouldn't be allowed to… Continue reading Race report
I love seeing everyone's outdoor adventures! Mine were minimal so I'll keep it short because I want to hear about yours. I took on a 33 miles bike ride with gradual hills. We took it easy since none of us really new each other. This was a group ride through my. New tri group. Landis.… Continue reading Outdoorsy weekend
Only so far In the past months I've realized that you can only get so far and be so good by training on your own. Often I find my self-motivation is lacking a few weeks into a training program and workouts get pushed back for other social events. More often than not training consists of… Continue reading Tri some group training