Cayuga Lake Triathlon: A Year and Some Change

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The Cayuga Lake Triathlon was my first “big” triathlon in 2013.  It excited me, terrified me, and in the end, changed me.  I was hooked. Training and racing for triathlons was definitely for me. My goal race for 2014 was Syracuse 70.3 in June. A lovely benefit from my months and months of training for […]

A Vega Bar for Everyone, Any Time of the Day

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“You are what you eat. And what you don’t.” I’ve always loved good food.  However, as an athlete, with a growing respect for fueling my body correctly, I’ve slowly learned that what I’ve considered “good food,” in the past, has not always been good for me. One nutritional option that I was introduced to and […]

KT Tape Review

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As athletes, we train hard day in and day out.  The constant exertion on our bodies can take its toll.  In order to maximize our training and to achieve our goals, staying healthy and injury free is key. Unfortunately, sometimes unexpected aches or pains can appear. One of the tools out there to support and […]

Recovery Week

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Ah, recovery week, we meet again. Okay well, we are about to say goodbye again in two days, but our time together this week has been lovely. First order of business this past week was to invest in one of these.  It’s a Napsack and it’s amazing.  My husband and I LOVE camping.  This will […]

Race Recap: Daytona Speedway 5k

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Training, my job, life, travel, you name it…has been keeping me busy. However, as I write, I’m currently basking in some recovery time in my training.  It also happens to be February break, which means I’m off from work for the week.  This makes for a perfect time to recap my race from almost a […]

One Change With Vega

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Does this sound like you? I’m definitely not a breakfast skipper, but this image fits be best as I am always in a hurry come morning time.  In order to keep up with the physical demands of triathlon training, I have to make sure to start the day off right.  Vega One has always been […]

On Running: Cloudracer Shoe Review

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On Running: Cloudracer Shoe Review Price:  $129.99 Runner Profile:  Athletes with a neutral gait Minimal Running Shoe/Racing Flat/Competition ———————————————————————————————————- Pros: -Lightweight (Weight: 225 g | 7.9 oz. (US W 7) | 8.6 oz. (US M 8.5) -Fits true to size -Flexible with light and quiet impact -Extra thin tongue, which holds foot in place without the […]

The 17 Words That Will Never Fail You

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Happy New Year!  As we enter into 2014, I wanted to share something I was given years ago: A list of, “17 Words that Will Never Fail You.” It only fits that the person who gave it to me is one of the most successful and inspiring people I know.  She’s one of those people […]

Training While Traveling

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Maintaining your training or workout routine can be difficult when you’re not in your typical day to day environment.  With a little planning ahead of time, you can still get in all of your scheduled workouts.  My recent travels to Philadelphia were a great way to practice training while traveling. With a little advance notice […]

Merry Christmas!

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Merry Christmas!

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