Maintaining Fitness Priorities During Covid-19

In this time of uncertainty, many of our daily practices and schedules have been altered. While Spring has sprung and the tulips have blossomed, many of us are remaining safe, indoors and cautious due to the current pandemic. Whether you are a gym junkie currently without a fitness center or an avid outdoor cyclist that…

What a Year of Bike Racing Taught Me

Growing up I was always involved in team sports. Two a days and locker rooms were a pivotal part of my upbringing. To be part of a team, it meant trusting someone more than you trusted yourself and forcing yourself to perform even on those days when you feel like you couldn’t. Being a teammate…

My Second Time Trial – Lessons Are Gold

This past weekend, I toed the line at the US Masters Games Time Trial. I went into the 20k time trial loosely, merely wanting to gain experience. Although I have been racing for years, I still am amazed at how every time I race I  learn something new. I was fatigued and my brain was foggy…

Welcome to the Rock I’ve Been Under

Yes, I admit it.  I have been hiding under a rock for quite a few months. I have only really been motivated to come out of hiding because of to two particular people, Lindsay and Flick, both athletes and both currently also going through injuries and struggles of their own. While focusing on getting back into…

Fast: The Most Dangerous F Word

fast1 fast/ adjective 1. moving or capable of moving at high speed. I have always had some pretty strong feelings about using the F word.  Yes, I mean the word FAST. We use it to define ourselves and others… a somewhat comparison in a world where “fast” is “better” and “winning” is everything. That being…

Never Ever Give Up – A Look At St.George 70.3

Welcome to my first official Race Report. I have been racing triathlon for a while… word on the street is around 8 or 9 seasons but then again math has never been my strong suit.  I never felt like I needed to write a race report.  I usually already keep logs of my nutrition, my…

Warning: Full Disclosure Ahead

Hello, I’d like to thank you all for coming. Sit down, relax and let me tell you a story.  So maybe this isn’t a story… maybe it is just a blog with a lot of random thoughts but I still believe that it will be entertaining as well as informative.  So to start, here are the basics: My name is…