Tag Archives: Triathlon

Ready to Tri

Tomorrow I’ll be competing in my first triathlon in a year. I should be packing up my gear right now, but I’m having a hard time getting focused. It took me almost an hour to finish making my coffee this … Continue reading

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Ocean Fun

For as long as I can remember I’ve insisted I was born to live near the water. A tropical (or sub-tropical) beach would be ideal, but honestly I wouldn’t complain about a small shack on the river or a lake. … Continue reading

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Giving Myself a Break

It can be hard to convince an athlete to take time off. If you’ve ever approached a runner during  her taper before a big race, I’d imagine you’ve learned to do so only with extreme caution. It’s not just the … Continue reading

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Unanticipated Benefits of Cross-Training

I’ve been a runner for almost as long as I can remember. When an over-use injury cut short my marathon training last fall, I got serious about exploring other options to stay strong and fit without running almost every day. I’ve … Continue reading

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