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?”

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 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”

Decisions Do I or …

As a triathlete/runner, I am always making decisions for my training and my clients. It is January, I am in my 2nd Base Phase. Today schedule called for running hills for 5-6 miles but weather this morning was 15 degrees with wind chill of 5 degrees. Already started to feel my sinuses not happy andContinue reading “Decisions Do I or …”

What do you skip in your workouts?

What do you skip during your workouts that impacts reaching your goal? Many of you skip recovery, stretching, massage and/or Self-Myofascial Release. But these are your key ingredients to successful training from losing weight to competing in triathlons to road races. To get everyone in the habit as part of daily workouts, I am doing a 6 week Self-Myofascial ReleaseContinue reading “What do you skip in your workouts?”

What are your Goals for 2017?

What are your Goals for 2017? Do you want to Improve your performance for 2017? Do you want to improve your swim with speed, form and efficiency? Do Triathlon Swim Program – Information and registration form: triswimclinic1-10-2017.pdf Do you want to be a faster and efficient runner? Join the Pure Run Your Potential Program – Information and registrationContinue reading “What are your Goals for 2017?”

What Inspires You!

Every endurance athlete has found someone or someway to be inspired to get through tough workouts. On Sunday, my long bike ride was getting tougher at mile 45 then thought of EJ going through 6 months of chemo for stage 4 cancer. Yesterday, Sue, battling breast cancer,  was my inspiration to push me to surgeContinue reading “What Inspires You!”