Category Archives: Base Training

A Week Of Perfect Runs

Have the weeks felt really long lately, or is it just me? Not only do the weeks themselves feel long, but the days have been dragging too. Time feels like it’s just crawling right now. Maybe it’s because I’m dug back into work for good finally or because we have Read more →

Accepting When You Miss A Workout

I’m off work this week and had grand plans for my workouts. But you know what? Life still happens. Even though Rob is home during the day and I could work out at times that I prefer, I made a point to stick to my “schedule” and still do all Read more →

Time Closes In

Today is Monday. It is my last Monday home. It’s my last week of maternity leave and I’m definitely feeling the squeeze. It’s so bittersweet. I am ready to see my co-workers and students, get back to some semblance of normalcy. But the idea of leaving Ellie all day is Read more →

A Little Pep In My Step

Exhaustion. It’s real. Babies are hard. Not sleeping is hard. I haven’t slept through a full night since I was like 20 weeks pregnant. I just can’t life anymore, you guys. Some days I have to choose order of importance for things to accomplish in my day. I wish napping Read more →

Weekly Win

Oh my gosh. You guys. I worked out five times this week. FIVE TIMES. I mean,  I use the term “workout” loosely. It’s all relative. But five days this week I attempted something.  Monday I hopped on the treadmill with a two mile workout in mind. Walk a quarter mile warm Read more →

Sleeping and Walking

Holy exhausted, Batman. Not sleeping through the night really catches up with you after a while. And prior to having baby, I wasn’t exactly sleeping either, because there is no sleeping when your enormously pregnant. I haven’t had a real, full night’s sleep in months. I can feel it all Read more →

Postpartum Ironman Training Plan

Look. Look at this. I got to workout. Sort of. I got cleared to walk at my appointment last week, so walking I am. Thank goodness we got a treadmill. I’ve walked on it a few times since I was told I could and my legs are so happy to Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Off Season Training

Yay Tuesday! I love Tri Talk Tuesday and today Cynthia and Phaedra and I are chatting off season. I didn’t have a huge season this year, but that’s okay. For those of you who did have a big season, there are lots of ways to make your off season work for you. Today Cynthia, Phaedra and Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – How To Improve Your Triathlon Swim

Happy Tuesday! It is in fact the first Tuesday of the month so I am all linked up with the fabulous Cynthia from You Signed Up For What and the speedy Phaedra from Blisters and Black Toenails for some chatter and triathlon banter. Today we’re coming full circle and delving Read more →

FTP, HRZ2, And Living In The Tundra

Happy Monday! I hope everyone who gets President’s Day off here in the lovely US is enjoying their day. Sleeping in is the best and I will take full advantage of it this week. My week was low key in terms of workouts. I’m not sure if my checked out Read more →