Staying fit when your race is over

It’s marathon week here in New York City! Everywhere you look, smiling faces are bounding down the streets on fresh, taper-week legs. Come Sunday, 50,000 of the most dedicated athletes will take the five boroughs by storm, turning the city into an epic sports arena. The marathon is without a doubt, my favorite spectator sport (the energy! the city as backdrop! the drink specials!). However, for many of you, the marathon is something you DO, not something you WATCH. This post is for you (and also for anyone out there who has ever finished a race/fitness program/achieved a fitness goal and thought, “What now?”).

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Re-building healthy habits & podcast recs

I got an email from USA Triathlon last week inviting me to register for the Olympic Distance Age Group National Championships again this year. My first thought was, “Couldn’t they host this event someplace more interesting than Omaha, Nebraska?” My second thought was, “Wow, I qualified this season? I took it pretty easy this year. […]

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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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