Cycling, Fitness, Nutrition, Running, Swimming

Spring Cleaning: Paleo Diet and My Brand New Training Schedule

My last race left me a bit frustrated with how I’ve been trying to shove everything into my schedule…balancing school, freelancing, internship, and personal relationships left very little time for training the last few months, and I’m fed up! I’ve gained a bit of weight (SUPER SADFACE) and frankly, that’s not okay. I’m feeling less energetic and pretty snappy at…

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Cycling, Marathon Training, Race Preparation, Running, Swimming, Tech

Fitness Friday: RunKeeper + GainFitness 1-2 Punch!

I’ve decided in the short amount of time that I’ve been working out that there are two iPhone apps that I could not live without. One I’ve been using for almost a year now…the other, I’ve been using for just a few days. What’s great is that I think they really complement each other. [imagebrowser id=3] I use RunKeeper to…

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Cycling, Fitness, Marathon Training, Race Preparation, Running, Swimming, Triathlon Training

A Good Day of Training Deserves A Blog Post

After feeling like things were on the rocks for awhile with my training (and life, in general), I decided to make the most of my Saturday and celebrate the Ironman Championships the only way I knew how — by swimming, biking, and running. The day started off with a Team Dress for Success run through Griffith Park. We had set…

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Cycling, Diary, Fitness, Marathon Training, Marathons, Personal Development, Race Preparation, Running, Running for Charity, Swimming

Race Recap: The Athens Classic Marathon

Lets do this Memento style: start with the ending and then go from the beginning. The giant marble stadium was overwhelming. As I neared it on the last of my energy reserves, I tried to pick up the pace but it was just unbearable. But, as my right foot landed on the soft track, I was somehow lifted by a…

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Cycling, Fitness, Running, Swimming, Triathlon Training

Planning For My First 70.3

I’ve recently decided to pursue a 70.3, a half Ironman. (Well, technically the Ironman is a branded event and I am not actually attending an Ironman race, but it is the same race but from a different company. Sorry, that’s my marketing background talking.) There’s going to be lots of planning involved. For me, that’s the fun part! Some things…

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