Tag Archives: Training

IMCHOO Training Week Six

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Guys. Training with a newborn is hard. I just can’t seem to get all my workouts in. Working full time and then coming home and solo parenting leaves so little time for anything else. Husband’s work hours changed this week too, so he’s working some day time hours as well. 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 →

Renovating My Normal

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I’m writing this from what feels like a state of pure exhaustion. If it makes no sense, that’s definitely why. My first week back to full time work was tough. It’s always an adjustment. Throw in being super duper pregnant and by Thursday I thought I was dying. I was 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 →

Workouts, Baby, and Vet Visits- The Story of a DNS

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Let’s see, recap, recap. I once again did not do much. In my defense I had lots of plans to run then got slammed with a temporary low/no impact only restriction for a week. So I worked out twice. Two sad, little times. The first time was only 15 minutes Read more →