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”

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”

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?”

10 Indoor Triathlon Series Hint #10

We are officially into the race week for the 1st for the triathlon series. Everyone enrolled will be in their last week of Race phase. This week’s training will look like this: Tuesday swim 30 minutes (warm up 300 yards /Swim for 500 yards at moderate pace/cool down 100 yards); Wednesday Spin Class or bikeContinue reading “10 Indoor Triathlon Series Hint #10”

Indoor Triathlon Series Training Hint #9

We are officially into the 9th week of training for our indoor triathlon series. Everyone enrolled will be in their last week of build phase. This week’s training will look like this: Tuesday swim 40 minutes (warm up 300 yards /2 x 100y 70-75% effort/2 x 150 yards at 65-70% effort/2 x 200y at 70-75%Continue reading “Indoor Triathlon Series Training Hint #9”

Latitude Indoor Series Hint #8

We are officially into the 8th week of training for our triathlon series. Everyone enrolled will be in their build phase. This week, we will continue building endurance for each sport and will add some speed workouts. This week’s training will look like this: Tuesday swim 35 minutes (warm up 400 yards / (4 xContinue reading “Latitude Indoor Series Hint #8”