Category Archives: Cycling

IMCHOO Training Week Four

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This week was the longest week EVER. I’m certain someone slipped an extra day or two into it somewhere. I mean, I was questioning my sanity on my drive to work Friday morning because I was sure it couldn’t possibly still be a week day and that I should still Read more →

IMCHOO Training Week Three

Can you spy the poop bits on her and the seat straps?

Another week down. Another week of training complete. Another week of school complete. Only 22 more weeks until Chattanooga and only nine weeks until summer break. Not that I’m counting or anything… This week, again, did not go perfectly. Parenting and life took precedent, which is fine. It was a Read more →

IMCHOO Training Week Two

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Two weeks down, twenty three more to go! This week didn’t go entirely as planned, because parenting, but it was still decent and I hit my big weekend workouts that I really needed. I knew going into this that training with a newborn would have it’s challenges and this week Read more →

IMCHOO Training Week One

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It’s official. I’m training, you guys. I sat down and put together a 12 week build phase of training for myself that will take me through the end of the school year. I’ll plug in more specific workouts each week when I get there, but I have a rough plan Read more →

Time Closes In

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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

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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

Parenting. Nailed it. Minus the fact that she's awake, but still!

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 →

The Ultimate Athlete Holiday Gift Guide

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It’s happened, the holidays are here and they are upon us in full force. Christmas displays were out less than 12 hours after Halloween ended, stores are open at 6am on Thanksgiving (Booooooo, not nice) and the madness is here to stay. If you or someone else in your family Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Four Bike Trainer Workouts for a Killer Off Season Training Plan

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Hello Tuesday, how nice to see you. It feels like it’s been a while since the last Tri Talk Tuesday with Cynthia and Phaedra, but really it’s been a month. Time is eluding me right now. My life feels like it’s in a complete time warp. But I did register Read more →

Product Review: Part One – PowerTap Power Meter

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Disclaimer: This review is sponsored by all3sports.com and powertap. I received my powertap power meter from all3sports.com for the purpose of this review. All thoughts, opinions, and cycling skills are my own.  Cycling is a huge component of triathlon. If you think about it, the three sports that triathlon are Read more →