That Nagging Pain in the Butt/Hip Part 2

This post is about how to alleviate the pain.  First, don’t sit for hours, get up every 15-20 minutes. Second is to stretch. You want to stretch the calves, hamstring, quad and hip flexors, it-band, piriformis, gluteus medius, lat muscles in the back. Sounds like the whole body but every muscle is connected and affected.Continue reading “That Nagging Pain in the Butt/Hip Part 2”

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…”

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”

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”

Healing and Recharging

My injury may have stop my running but it has recharge me. Why I am saying recharge? Mentally, I was drained to run another step and train for another long distance race. This is my time of the year where I like to slow down my sports (swim/bike/run) to enjoy everything around me for theContinue reading “Healing and Recharging”

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”

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”

Successful Indoor Triathlon Series for 2017

This year, we had new faces, first timers and returning triathletes. We want to thank the participants, volunteers and our sponsors to make the race successful. PICTURE OF SOME OF THE PARTICIPANTS     MARCH 4, 2017 RACE: