So I got fancy new paddle board for my birthday last week. I figured I'd tell you all about how it went in the very first week. Hint: it's awesome! How it came to be Not super proud of this but this is how it went down. We watched Blue Crush 2 on Netflix this... Continue Reading →
Tips and Tricks I learned Training for my First Half Marathon: Free Training guide Excerpt
I've always been a runner since I was thirteen but I was never a runner in some ways until I started training for my first half marathon. I also learned that both of those things could be true. I ran every year in the spring and fall, for inservice training as a lifeguard and to... Continue Reading →
Why Mountain Biking is the Best Workout Ever!!!
Do I really truly think this? YES!!! Have I thought about, tried or ruled out ever possible alternative, No. Am I biased, yes, but I'm alright with that and it's still pretty great! It burns a tremendous number of calories, is a full body workout, fun, provides an adrenaline rush (if you're doing it right),... Continue Reading →
What I Learned from my First Half Marathon
Most of all I learned that I could do it! And If I can you probably can too! It was sort of 10 years in the making and pretty darn close to a life changing experience. I learned A LOT in the process about myself, running, training and how I want to be in the... Continue Reading →
Olympic Triathlon Training Part 2: Why Triathlon?
So I've told a few people that I'm planning on completing an olympic triathlon this year. Their first question is how long is that? And their second is why? So why would someone WANT to complete a triathlon? Ps you can do it too with this olympic triathlon or sprint triathlon training plan. Injury Prevention I... Continue Reading →
So You Want to be a Runner? How to Start, Really!
There are lots of good reasons to take up running, really there are, and we'll get into that. There's also a lot of BS crap like all you need are shoes and it feels like floating etc. The cooler spring weather is the perfect time to turn your dreams into reality. So what do you... Continue Reading →