Thoughts I Think While I Tackle The One-Mile Swim

On Friday I completed my very first long swim of one mile. (I think I completed something close to a mile before in an open water swim, but I don't count that too much because we took a lot of breaks and it was with a class.) It was one of the few times where … Continue reading Thoughts I Think While I Tackle The One-Mile Swim

Paleo Day 11…Workout Recovery and Minor Ethnic Cheats

Thursday...it was the day after Wednesday, the day after I had pushed myself a bit farther than usual. Every few months or so I'll get a yearning to try my hand at a solo sprint triathlon, meaning that I attempt the distances at a local gym to check out my current level of conditioning. Well, … Continue reading Paleo Day 11…Workout Recovery and Minor Ethnic Cheats

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 … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: Paleo Diet and My Brand New Training Schedule

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 … Continue reading Fitness Friday: RunKeeper + GainFitness 1-2 Punch!

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 … Continue reading A Good Day of Training Deserves A Blog Post