Focus on What You Can Control

"I don't remember throwing the transition bag over my shoulder when loading the car (Friday)..." That's what I thought to myself as I was going down the hotel elevator Saturday morning prior to the Crystal River Triathlon. Most importantly, the bag contained my helmet and shoes for the bike portion of the race. Today I'll... Continue Reading →

Cheese Really Sucks

What a fantastic evening at the latest Healthy Giraffe Event Saturday focused on why cheese and dairy is so bad for us while we made healthy alternatives to some typical favorite cheese dishes. We also ended the evening with Game Night to check our understanding of what we learned. After we gathered and made our formal... Continue Reading →

Reassessing Physical & Mental Status

Even though we have officially passed the Dog Days of Summer period the heat and humidity in Florida is still as potent as it was in July and August. At this point of the year it can be physically and mentally challenging completing workouts outside. It sometimes feels as if summer isn't anywhere near ending...... Continue Reading →

Back on the Racing Horse Again

Excited, anxious, happy, and curious were all words that described how I felt going into my first race Saturday since May. This race was the Tarpon Springs Triathlon hosted by the Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs with race organizer and Coach of Team Total Fitness, Celia Dubey, putting on one fantastic event. I raced the... Continue Reading →

Wall Sit 30 Day Challenge Begins

Creating a healthy habit with friends and family is fantastic! That's what we are doing in the month of September with The Healthy Giraffe 30 Day Challenge - Wall Sit. In today's post I'll share how this transpired and where we are headed. The response in joining the challenge has been fantastic. I want to make... Continue Reading →

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