International Women's Day is (today!) March 8th and a chance for all of us to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. It is also a chance for us to celebrate the achievement and progress of women in sport. It was not so long ago that women weren't considered athletes, their athletic … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!
Happy (almost) February! We're now one month into 2018 and I hope after my last blog you took some time to think about your goals for the season - because, man time flies! February already?! That first start line will be here before we know it. Sometimes setting the goal is the easy part - … Continue reading 2018 Goals, Cont.
We're halfway through January and if you haven't already picked your "A" race, event or goal for the season chances are you're starting to think about it. It is easy to feel motivated at this point in January - a lot of us are just coming off of off-season, or maybe a less structured training … Continue reading 2018 Goal Setting
Seeing all the posts about CX nationals this week I figured I should do a CX season review. I was able to do 3 races this year (2017) in the CT CX Series. Belltown 2. March Farms 3. Elm City Belltown was a new race this year in East Hampton. I was happy to have … Continue reading CX Season Review
Dreaming of summer miles already . . . Just a quick post to thank Amanda and everyone at Newington Bike for the chance to be a part of the 2017 Women's Ambassador Program. Meeting the ambassador group and hearing about their goals and accomplishments through the season was fun and inspiring. I've been buying bikes … Continue reading Thanks & Happy New Year!
I know I have been missing in action….but I guess that is what graduate school will do to you! You can put up with my blogs for a month now while I'm on holiday break. I had such an incredible season and I just wanted to put it all into words and give you a … Continue reading Tri Season Recap
With the year coming to an end, I feel the need to re-group and summarize what I would describe as a year of highs and lows. Not everything can be perfect and not every goal on my list got a check mark--nonetheless I am still very satisfied with my 2017 accomplishments. I also definitely know … Continue reading ‘Tis the “off” season
Race Xterra World Championships, Maui HI Race Date: 10/29/2017 Finish 3:47, 5th AG, 22nd Amateur OA The good: 4th OA Amateur Swim The bad: 32nd OA Amateur Bike The ugly: 34th OA Amateur Run, 1:30 off of my age group podium It is really hard to spend a year preparing for a single race, and … Continue reading Race Report: Xterra Maui
I want to start with saying that this season was a challenge for me and I am going to say it was my first structured "season" of endurance sport training. In this blog I want to talk about goals. As athletes especially athletes who are looking to accomplish something specific we set goals. No matter … Continue reading Progression of the Goal Board (Goal Setting basics)
My birthday was earlier this month. Apparently my hubby is under the impression (accurate, I suppose) that I want to up the ante with my basement training this winter (and I suspect he may also want to share haha ) because I’m now the proud (very intimidated?!) owner of a Cycle Ops Hammer Trainer, courtesy … Continue reading Thanks Honey! (I think?)