That Nagging Pain in the Butt/Hip

That pain is actually is the Gluteus Medius and piriformis. Now the question, do you sit with the laptop in your lap? Do you sit for long period of time? I am seeing this with many of my clients and runners/triathlons of all ages. First, the heat of laptop tightens your hip muscles. Second, yourContinue reading “That Nagging Pain in the Butt/Hip”

Transition to New

The week after the half marathon is called transition period as I transitions to full triathlon training. That week was to recover and have fun. I ran a local 5K trail race with friends which was fun and non-stressful. Even through my half marathon training, I was cross-training with swimming and biking to have goodContinue reading “Transition to New”

What (Body) Image Do You Want?

Last night in the running class, the girls talked about their own images. It started with one talking to her doctor about the struggles losing weight. Doctor said she will never be a skinny runner but will be healthy from all her cardio of running. I see it everyday in my job many of usContinue reading “What (Body) Image Do You Want?”

What I Learn From Peaking…

As I start peaking for the Earth Rock Half marathon this Sunday, I started to reflect the last 4 months of training which have been tough at times. I started the year with an injury that wouldn’t go away. I gave in to see a physical therapist which has helped big time. I work inContinue reading “What I Learn From Peaking…”

Tough It Out

Today’s workout on my training plan is tempo run of 5-6 miles. Woke up with sinus headache but I know the run will make me feel better. The weather looks cloudy and raw from my window which doesn’t look inviting. Then I think of all the runners running Boston Marathon yesterday in horrific conditions ofContinue reading “Tough It Out”

A New Start

Every month our team leader of I Race Like A Girl, Angela Naeth comes up with monthly team challenges. This month, April, is “What I did well today, what can I improve?”. It is not our usual physical challenge but mental and food for thought. This food for thought made me think how I can apply toContinue reading “A New Start”

Benefit For Women Being Physically Fit

Today, in my email this was posted “Physically fit women are 90% less likely to develop dementia, study claims”.  We all know being physically fit .has many benefits but this study adds another benefit. What the study determined being physically fit is that cardio of 120 watts. Even wattage of 90 delayed.  I saw my motherContinue reading “Benefit For Women Being Physically Fit”

8th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series for Hurricane Relief

It is time to think about your goals for 2018 races. If it include triathlons, the 8th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series for Hurricane Relief are perfect to test your endurance or check out what triathlons are. Save the dates: January 20th, February 10th and March 3rd. Sign up early to get your t-shirt. More information andContinue reading “8th Annual Indoor Triathlon Series for Hurricane Relief”

Thankful for the Holidays and Reflection

Let the holidays be a positive time for you. Reflect back on your races but how people touch you during your race season. This year, I trained with a great group of women that made training fun. Their inspiration push you everyday and get you out of bed early to train. Also, I meet AngelaContinue reading “Thankful for the Holidays and Reflection”

Lessons Learned

Last Sunday, I was to compete in the Pumpkinman Olympic Triathlon. Got my number and swag bag Friday night. Pack the car with bike and tri bag. But the strange thing was the weather, we had October fall weather at the end of August. The lakes dropped 10 degrees to 62 degrees. The last timeContinue reading “Lessons Learned”