Category Archives: Training

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

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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 →

A Week Of Perfect Runs

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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

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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

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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 →

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 →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Hot Weather Workout Tips

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It’s hot outside. Really hot. I don’t know where you live, but right now where I am it’s mid 90’s and humid as all get out, which means our heat index is well above the actual temperature. And we don’t have central air, so it’s a lot of ew here Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – 5 Tips To Speed Up Your Triathlon Transitions

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Tuesday, such a wonderful day. Tuesday brings us the most fabulous triathlon link up, Tri Talk Tuesday, with my awesome co-hosts Cynthia from You Signed Up For What and Phaedra from Blisters and Black Toenails. And today we’re finishing our series of swim, bike, run with, of course, transitions. Transitions Read more →