Meditate to reach your goals

“We are at the most powerful when you are in the moment.” -Siri Lindley (Coached Miranda Cafrae 3 x Ironman World Champion) Siri is so right on this. When it comes to long distance events, it becomes a mental. You can do all the training but if you are not in the right place mentallyContinue reading “Meditate to reach your goals”

The New Year, The New You

I track my workouts in a spreadsheet which make me a little crazy with numbers but here are my totals for 2014: Swam 68 miles Bike 1820 miles (this includes spin and bike on trainer) Run 938 miles Now it is time to look forward for 2015. You can look at 2014 races at what youContinue reading “The New Year, The New You”

What is Age?

Does age define who we are and what can do or not do? Today, we hear about how older workers are being discriminated. Some feel when you reach the age of 60 years old that you have nothing to give and physically not able to do much. Let me tell you about 3 women runningContinue reading “What is Age?”

5th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series

Latitude Sports Clubs presents 5th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series Are you ready to Test Your Endurance and see you are ready for 2015 races? Save these dates for the following Saturdays: January 24, 2015 February 21, 2015 March 7, 2015 For more information and registration form go to: https://gearupforfitness.com/2014-indoor-triathlons/ Soon we will have the videosContinue reading “5th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series”

Recovery and Well-Being

Sunday, I had an interesting talk on phone with one my triathletes. I had a revelation on what I did this year that it kinda blew my mind at 63: 4/6 Great Bay Half Marathon 5/25 Pineland 25K Trail Race 7/29 Yankee Homecoming 10 Miler 8/16 Blazzing Saddles Metric Century 9/7 Punkinman Half Ironman 10/18 TARC FallContinue reading “Recovery and Well-Being”

First Half Ironman

 Training and participating in endurance events involves nutrition, physical and mental. Many do the physical of empty miles without doing thinking about their: proper training, nutrition, or mental aspect for race day. This past Sunday, I completed my first Half Ironman in South Berwick, ME. I finished happy because my energy was maintained throughout the 7 hoursContinue reading “First Half Ironman”

To Run or Not Run Through Pain

“The body does not want you to do this. As you run, it tells you to stop but the mind must be strong. You always go too far for your body. You must handle the pain with strategy… It is not age; it is not diet. It is the will to succeed.” – Jacqueline GareauContinue reading “To Run or Not Run Through Pain”

Go Slow to Go Fast

To go fast you have to go slow which sounds wrong but it is true. Bobby McGee and Mark Allen emphasize this for your training of running and triathlons. I do 1 speed workout for swim, bike and run each week but all other workouts are in Heart Rate zone 1 and 2. Case inContinue reading “Go Slow to Go Fast”

Tough Day but Good, In the Moment

Woke up this morning 4 am at  my left knee hurting. Went back to sleep but it was still hurting when I got up. I knew the usual corrupt is the IT Band. Originally I was going to do the bike club’s 46 mile but I thought that might push it. Did the Myo-flacial releaseContinue reading “Tough Day but Good, In the Moment”

I Did It!

Last Saturday, it was the Dam Sprint Triathlon. Latitude Triathlon Team have been training the last couple months for the race for the race. We had couple new triathletes and a few season pros. The weather was perfect, no wind and temperatures in mid 70s to low 80s. Brenda, Kate, Michele and Rick waited forContinue reading “I Did It!”