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Tri Talk Tuesday: Improving Triathlon Swimming

Improving Triathlon Swimming

It’s Tri Talk Tuesday, and this one is exciting. Exciting because it’s so close: the start of triathlon season. I can almost taste it – the salt water, I mean. I love swimming outside, even though I’m not that great at it and the open water is full of the Read more →

Ice, Ice, Baby

Frizzy hair after hot yoga

It’s an icy Monday and we’re not too pleased about it here in the DC area. I can’t believe it’s March and my kids have a snow/ice day today! I’m at work munching on my lunch and thought I’d post a quick training recap. I’m counting down to Ironman 70.3 Eagleman – although June feels Read more →

Friday Five: Workout… Interrupted

Garmin 920XT tracking swim laps

Happy Friday! I hope you’re having a great week and have some fun plans for the weekend. Today’s Friday Five – co-hosted by me along with my friends Mar on the Run and Eat Pray Run, DC – is an un-themed “Free Friday”. I know I’ve had a couple of “lists” already Read more →

10 Tricks to Stay on a Healthy Track

10 Tricks to Stay on a Healthy Track

This post is sponsored by Stayfree but all opinions are my own. Staying on a healthy track isn’t easy, especially when life gets busy. Whether it’s for weight loss or fitness or simply good health, it sometimes feels like a constant uphill battle, and I need all the support and Read more →

5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease and be heart healthy!

This post is sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, but my passion for heart health is my own! Were you surprised last week when I mentioned that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States? I definitely was, when I first heard that fact. It’s Read more →

I’d Like to Order a Snow-Free Patch of Sidewalk, Please!


This is a tale of a not-so-great week of training. I like to share the downfalls along with the successes, lest anyone think I’m a superwoman. I’m definitely not! You see, last week, I started a “real” half Ironman training plan. I hired a coach a couple of weeks ago and Read more →

5 Races to Run or Tri in 2015! {with a few race discount codes!}

Columbia Half Marathon Ambassador Badge

Today’s Friday Five linkup co-hosted by me, Courtney and Mar is a fun one. As you can probably tell by the name of this blog, I like to sign up for races. A lot of races… So the theme “5 Races to Run in 2015″ just spoke to me. Of course I’m Read more →

Race Goals & a Nation’s Triathlon Discount Code

Nation's Triathlon Discount Code

It’s only February, but I’ve been dreaming about my 2015 race goals. I’ve been really mapping out this triathlon season in a way that I never have before. You see, I was fairly new to triathlon in 2014, and was so excited to delve into my first full season. This year, I’m Read more →

How’s My Heart Health?

Are you living a heart healthy life

This post is sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, but my passion for heart health is my own! Health is about more than just how much you weigh, how far you can run, or how much you can lift. More important than these external factors, it’s about what’s inside: your heart. Read more →

A Chilly Weekend Indeed

Treadmill run

It’s been a chilly weekend here in the DC area – okay, let’s admit it – it’s freezing here. But the worst part of it is that it’s even chilly (or perhaps even freezing) in our house. We have a drafty main level and our heat has been working on overdrive, but Read more →

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