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On Sunday, I’ll race my first Olympic triathlon! So exciting!… and nerve racking… I’m spending this week continuing my taper – getting some workouts in and trying to rest. Part of me feels guilty for not exercising as much. I *know* this is part of tapering and while I despise long workouts, I just feel … Continue reading Race week!
I was a bit late to the Tuesday on the Run link up asking about warm weather essentials but after reading the prompt and looking over the other entries, I wanted to post my own list. It does appears my list is very similar to a lot of other athletes, unsurprisingly, but in case anyone … Continue reading A Plant-based Athlete’s Warm Weather Essentials (a late Tuesday on the Run post)
Yay, it’s still taper week! Although it doesn’t feel like an “easier” week so far, I’ve felt so much better after resting on Thursday. Friday Friday was a wet day. It started to rain as my dogs and I stepped outside for our morning walk. Given it was just a sprinkle, I shrugged it off. … Continue reading Taper week continues… The Weekend!
Scaling back on my training in preparation for my olympic distance tri. Monday On Monday, I struggled to get in my biking. I just wasn’t feeling it in the morning, even to the extent that I was getting my bike shoes and helmet on and just took them off and sat back down. Later on, … Continue reading Taper week! Struggling with the bike but loving the pool
This weekend’s training was both easy and hard. Saturday was easy as I was at the Arena Pro Swim Series at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa watching both the prelims and the finals. So much fun! The little kids there were all so excited to watch the famous athletes and then run over to … Continue reading Weekend in Review
Today I actually did wake up early for exercise. Not my own exercise but as a volunteer and spectator at the Lifetime Tri Marquee. I set my alarm for 3:15am and tossed and turned until the alarm went off. Rolling slowly out of bed, I dressed myself, fed my animals, (including one barky, excited dog … Continue reading Volunteering at LifeTime Tri Marquee 2015