The Conflict Between Coach & Athlete

I have often battled with myself and it comes in the form of - Coach Alan vs. Athlete Alan. I entered the world of running, triathlon and now duathlon five and a half years ago. This came after a history of playing football and baseball in my early years before transitioning to adult softball until... Continue Reading →

A Real Pain in the Butt

In addition to the challenges of living in the world of COVID-19 I've found an additional pain in the butt and it's actually - a pain in the butt. Here I will share an additional complication that's impacted my regular routine and ability to manage through the already challenging COVID-19 environment. I'm doing what I... Continue Reading →

Dealing with Injury – I am Lucky

Dealing with an injury can be quite frustrating. It's not a question if you will get injured, it's when will you get injured and how to deal with the injury mentally and physically. Similar to the mental challenges training and competing present, managing through an injury is quite the mental conundrum. Today I will share my progress dealing... Continue Reading →

Road Trip to Ohana Cafe

With December being a busy month preparing for the holidays and attending holiday gatherings, we ended the year with the final Healthy Giraffe event at Ohana Cafe for lunch Sunday afternoon. Ohana Cafe is located on Main Street in Dunedin just west of Keene Road. When you enter the restaurant, you immediately feel the Hawaiian... Continue Reading →

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