A Tale of Two Triathlons

When I was plotting out my triathlon season earlier this year, I had two priorities: Early season races Reasonable start times "Why," you ask? Because I am a lazy triathlete. You may think that this sounds counter-intuitive, but I assure you it makes complete and total sense. I'm not a lazy person. As far as …

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Musings while cycling

If you follow me on the insta, you know that my genius self neglected to do any of my cycling workouts outside this training season...oooops. I realized this on Monday - on my way to a spin class - and thought "Oh shit! I have a race on Saturday, and I haven't been on my …

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Living Seasonally

  I've mentioned before that I'm a seasonal drinker: whiskey in the winter, gin in the summer, rosé when temps breach 70 and red once they drop into the 40s. Drinking different things according to the temperature just makes sense to me. You don't go swimming at the beach when it's 40 degrees out. Why …

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Luxury fitness on a budget

I started Drunk on Opportunity when I was a broke graduate student training for a marathon. At the time, I was trying to figure out how to balance a crazy schedule with healthy habits...on a very tight budget. Thankfully, my grad school bet paid off and now I make a decent living and get to spend my nights and weekends at leisure …

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I won something and I’m angry.

I raced my first tri of the season this past weekend, and it was fantastic. The weather was perfect (overcast), I enjoyed every minute, pushed myself to a level that still felt comfortable, and placed in my age group - a first for me! But today, I'm kind of pissed off. I'd been doubting how …

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