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My new favorite hill workout:
4 x 30" hard not to exceed 95% effort /Easy jog return recovery
4 x 60" hard not to exceed 95% effort/Easy jog return recovery
4 x 90" hard not to exceed 95% effort/Easy jog return recovery
Effort is never 100% to avoid injury. If you feel any injury/niggle start, stop immediately ...
Many years ago I asked Jane, my friend/sister, her advice on a business expansion opportunity. At the time, my daughter was young and the business was new. I felt like opportunity was everywhere. After relaying the facts, Jane looked at me and asked, "When is enough, enough?"
Enough is enough has served as a great guardrail in my life. January ...
I received a question asking me what I recommended for wheels for small units (women)?
An older classic BMW convertible. You love it and you share your love with your nephew. He picks it up for prom and five minutes later totals it while remaining unscathed (whew). End of love story.
For cycling, I recommend deep dish for small women. I ...
Last night a mother with four small children in her car, crashed into the front of my primary bakery. All were unhurt. The damage to the store was significant but the structure remained intact.
I overheard the fire person remarking to KT how well I was handling it. KT's response, "She races Ironmans." This made me laugh. And realized she ...
Winning is a habit. My habit starts yearly with training camps. Join me and Coach Marilyn Chychota at one of two training camps in 2016. More info here.
The three words I texted my Coach Marilyn Chychota post-race; Oops. I won.
The plan for this race was simple, swim hard, bike harder and run steady off the bike. Two weeks later I would be ...
“Did I build this ship to wreck?”
Florence + The Machine
My goal this season was to qualify for the World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. My long term goal is continuing improvement culminating in a podium spot at Kona.
I failed short term, but I am a significant step forward long term. And no, I am not rationalizing getting ...
The ground is shifting.
The signs are everywhere. Ellen Pao, Taylor Swift, Patricia Arquette, Hillary Clinton, Beyonce, USA Women’s Soccer, Professional Women’s Cycling and now TriEqual.
The women of Title IX, like myself, are mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. Our daughters are empowered and pissed. Our young girls grew up ...
This will not be my typical race report. On Friday, as I was waiting for my flight to leave, I found out that one of my oldest and dearest friends was found dead. I had a short thirty minutes to notify friends/family, sob openly and make a decision. Yes, I was that woman crying in the airport. I learned that if you put your sleeping mask on during the ...
Running: your best return on your training time investment in the holiday season.
December is busy! Right now we need exercise with the biggest fitness gains and the most calorie burn in the least time. My answer? Run camp. Running helps keep off the holiday pounds. And if you take the time to do run camp well, you build durability for a ...
I received a question from a coach about GI distress in a new athlete she was training. According to the athlete, stomach discomfort is sabotaging his running. The athlete claims to have tried everything to prevent the GI distress. The coach asked for a suggestion on how to start working with her client.
You are off to a good start in ...