Category Archives: training

And BOB’s your Uncle

I did a ride this weekend called the BOB which stands for Best of the Bay. And by  “best’, they mean climbs – the best climbs.  Truth is, there are so many great climbs around here that you could actually … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Training

If I were feeling more prolific and profound I would write a bunch of stuff about how different this year is. I would reminisce about how fit I was in 2009 when I raced B2B and how I started working … Continue reading

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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at The Time

I have decided not to race Ironman Canada. I have a neuroma in my right foot and it hurts when I ride more than 50 miles. 112 = (50 x 2) + 12 and then there’s that marathon thing and … Continue reading

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More and Less

Here is what I need more of: More Health and Fitness News & Tips at Greatist. And here is what I need less of : More:     less:

Posted in Health, Hell Yes!, Lessons Learned, motivation, training, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Timex Sweepstakes

Timex asked me to promote their sweepstakes to win one of these sex-ay devices.  I have nothing to do with the entries or drawing – you have to click on the image below for that.   The prizes are: GRAND … Continue reading

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Getting Back in the Saddle

When I did my 140.6, lo those many months ago, I came out of that experience feeling like I could handle anything.  Not that I was so amazing – just that I had done the distance and if I wanted … Continue reading

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Lemons, Lemonade or an Arnold Palmer?

I don’t think I can make lemonade out of lemons quite they way Runner Susan can. She turned a 3 hour traffic jam, a full bladder and a missed race start into running an ultra marathon and getting a marathon … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Pain and Suffering, Racing, training | 9 Comments

5 Fabulous Training Tips!

I got these today in email from the very fabulous Rocktape company and I love  them so much I might have to have them made into a big poster to put on my wall.   Thanks Rocktape! 1) Two Minute … Continue reading

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Hump Day Miscellany – Double Weekend Happiness

I’m only calling this Hump Day Miscellany because it’s Wednesday and that’s what Wednesdays are for.  I’m not doing miscellany, though – I’m giving you my 2 fabulous weekends (the last 2) in pictures because pictures are worth 1,000 words … Continue reading

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Monday Monday – It’s All About the Win/Win

I had such a fantastic weekend that I’m not sure I can convey its greatness.  I had the opportunity to do things that made me feel strong and capable and to see things I’d done make others feel strong and … Continue reading

Posted in Accolades, community, Cycling, Events, Ironman, Monday Monday, Racing, Technology, training, triathlon, Tribute, True Love | 9 Comments