Train at Current Fitness Level

It's easy to get frustrated when we can't do something at the same level we once could. If you don't manage your expectations this could develop into a chronic problem. Some of the reasons I've seen impacting current vs. prior performance include: Injury - may sideline you causing loss of fitness Taking some down time... Continue Reading →

How To Choose Your Next Running Shoe

Are you in the market for a new running shoe? Do you know if you should be replacing your current pair? Today I will share things to consider when looking for your next running shoe. Long, long ago I managed an athletic shoe store, The Athlete's Foot, and as employees we were trained to be... 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 →

Resetting the Body & Mind

One thing I have learned over the last several years competing in run, triathlon, and duathlon races is the importance of breaking up the year in chunks both from a mental and physical perspective. Today I'll share a few things I have learned and how I approach planning a year to protect myself from injury... Continue Reading →

Duathlon Journey Continues at Las Olas

Learning continued this week as I completed my final duathlon tune-up race prior to the USAT Duathlon National Championship April 13. The race Sunday was the Las Olas Triathlon and Duathlon in Ft. Lauderdale. I raced the event last year competing in the triathlon sprint. The race venue is spectacular as it is adjacent to... Continue Reading →

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