It is that age thing?

My night time bed reading is Fast After 50 by Joe Friel. Joe has a whole chapter on Rest and Recovery. Since all my triathlete and running friends that I train together are 10+ years younger than me. I find it funny they think I can do their workouts. I know I am not aContinue reading “It is that age thing?”

Back on Track For The Next Race,

  Dam Triathlon July 8th Training with these ladies has made triathlon training fun this year and less stressful. We all support each other with each one having different goals. Last Sunday, I was to compete in Tri For Y in Kingston, NH with more triathlon friends but had a freak accident the Friday. IContinue reading “Back on Track For The Next Race,”

Curve Balls in Life

I don’t know anyone that has a perfect life. There will be curve balls but it is how you react. Many know about my toxic levels of Vitamin D which is rare. First, I became advocate for my own health which you have to do today. I wanted to know why and what causing highContinue reading “Curve Balls in Life”

Perfect Weather Perfect Race

 Yesterday, we couldn’t have asked for better weather to run Earth Rock Half Marathon.  2 missing in the picture are Brenda running Big Sur Marathon and Priscilla running her first marathon New Jersey Marathon. As we ran our races in different states at the same time, we were thinking of each other. This make these ladies amazingContinue reading “Perfect Weather Perfect Race”

What Did I Learn Today?

Not every workout is going to be good, as I explain to Dan. I am coaching Dan to train for his first triathlon, Eagleman Half Ironman. Checking in, he said yesterday he felt tired and slow running 4 miles. So today he took as rest day, which is okay. My point not all workouts will beContinue reading “What Did I Learn Today?”

Be Smart on the Bike

Spring is here in New England with warmer weather coming which more people biking. Safety should be on the mind of all cyclists and everyone on the road. A friend and I are having this argument: he doesn’t believe in bike helmets and likes to listen to music with his iPod. He lives in NewContinue reading “Be Smart on the Bike”

Earth Rock Half Marathon Practice Run

Tomorrow at 8 AM, there will be group running the Earth Rock Half Marathon course in Amesbury.  We will start at Water Street lower parking lot in Amesbury. Pam asks that anyone interested email her to let her know that you are planning on attending as well as your average pace so she can group you together.Continue reading “Earth Rock Half Marathon Practice Run”

What is the Voice In Your Head Saying?

Yesterday, Outside magazine had an interesting article, “The Voice In Your Head Will Make You a Better Runner.” Today, so many runners run with music because of the iPods and smartphones. But when you run a race, many races don’t allow headsets because of safety issues. Triathlons don’t allow any headsets/music at anytime during orContinue reading “What is the Voice In Your Head Saying?”

What is Your Special Place

Cyclists, Runners and Triathletes have special place that they can go to unwind. Last year, when I moved to live on Lake Gardner, I realized I was steps away from running on trails at Woodsom Farm. Today, I just couldn’t do the bike on the trainer but be running outside on this lovely spring day.  WhenContinue reading “What is Your Special Place”

Quality vs Quantity Workouts

When you shop for furniture, car, clothes does your decision determine to buy for quality or for quantity. You probably go for quality. That is how you should determine your workouts especially when you are short time. This has been a crazy week with work and appointments for me. Knowing I have half marathon atContinue reading “Quality vs Quantity Workouts”