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”

Sometimes It Doesn’t Goes As Planned

 As runner and triathlete, we follow our plans but may do some tweaks to have the best outcome. Last week was race period which is low volume and easy training with some bursts of speed and a lot of rest. What I didn’t planned was having the weather and pollen playing havoc on my bodyContinue reading “Sometimes It Doesn’t Goes As Planned”

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?”

Technology Goes Bonkers

Today runners and triathletes have so much technology in front of them but it is how you use it with old school. My technology for my workouts is Garmin 920xt which displays everything for you, on the bike is power meter for cadence and wattage, and a speed sensor. My Wednesdays workouts were good becauseContinue reading “Technology Goes Bonkers”

What another hill?

Yesterday’s run was tough but the 4th mile I finally had good kick and speed. A course the last mile is all up hill. Living on one the famous hills in our home town makes it challenging.  Hills is my friend, which I keep telling myself. I have bumper sticker that says, “Driver of thisContinue reading “What another hill?”

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”

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”

My Thanks for Thanksgiving

Today what is happening in the world of bad, sometimes we forget those close to us that is good. This is my thanks to special group of women, Girls Who Run the World. I am thankful for their support and being there: When you break up from your boyfriend When you are injured you cannotContinue reading “My Thanks for Thanksgiving”