Category Archives: Speed Work

Tri Talk Tuesday – Off Season Training

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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 – Buying Speed To Become a Better Cyclist

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Hello Tuesday. Hello Tri Talk Tuesday. Phaedra, Cynthia, and I are working our way through swimming, cycling, and running in terms of talking about improvements one can make in each discipline. And today we’re all about the bike. Improving your cycling can be done in lots of ways. The best Read more →

IMCuse 2.0 Countdown Week Two

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Heyo, another week of training in the books. I did a bit better this week. I’m still having a hard time letting go of the control, which was made obvious by the fact that every single day this week I logged onto Training Peaks and moved my workouts around. Seriously, Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – How To Improve Your Triathlon Swim

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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 →

Monday Madness

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Why Monday, why? Why are you here? Didn’t you know that no one invited you? Back to work. Back to real life. Ahhh, break. I will miss you. Let the countdown to spring break commence. Five weeks. Uh huh. But let’s be honest, I’ve loved my breaks so much, spring Read more →

Crash Course Coaching – Five Running Workouts

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Hello fall. Hello winter. Ah, the season of running. Summer time sees lots of swimming and biking in addition to running, but the off season is where it’s at for running. With running though, it’s easy to get in a rut. It becomes routine to hop on the treadmill, get Read more →

The Attempt to Reclaim Motivation

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I am so excited this week is drawing to a close. Just have to get through today at school, then I’m throwing Halloween parties for every period on Friday. Because sometimes teachers would rather watch Hocus Pocus and eat candy all day than do work too. Truth. I’m working hard Read more →

Crash Course Coaching – How To Train With Heart Rate

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Oh my, yesterday I was a busy bee. I went to school and wrote a couple of lessons, cleaned my whole house minus the bathroom, did three loads of laundry, grocery shopping, food prep, and attempted to workout. I wanted to ride my bike but the forecast called for rain Read more →

Life Intervals

I wish it was Griswold in the picture. But this fluffly dog will do!

Oh. My. Gosh. I am tired, Batman. I got to school yesterday at 6:40am. I left school at 4:40pm. I don’t actually have to be there until 730 and I am free to leave at 3. See that? Me too. But I have soooo much work to do. Aside from writing lessons Read more →