Blogs about Triathlon

Chafing is painful, but what do I do about it?

This morning I wanted to spend a little bit of time with you talking about the good, the bad, and the ugly. You may be wondering, “the good, bad, and ugly… of what?” Chafing.

4 Gifts for Triathletes

Picking out the best gifts for a triathlete can be tough. Tri’s are known for being gear-heads—they constantly have their ear to the pavement for the newest and greatest when it comes to equipment, whether it’s a new bike, new running shoes, or new swim gear.Although these tri gifts aren’t super fancy, like a cool new triathlon watch or a $5,000 road bike, they are timeless. More importantly, they will help your triathlete compete like a boss.Here are some gift ideas for triathletes:

4 Tips for Crushing Your First Triathlon

So, you’ve taken the big step, and put down the cash for the registration of your very first triathlon. While thinking and dreaming about it—before there was any real commitment involved—was easy and fun. Now that it’s become real, and the days are steadily evaporating until race day, you are starting to feel the rising knot of doubt and fear.

Tri Harder

Sunday is typically a day of rest. I often melt into the couch to vegetate, ignoring text messages and phone calls, and making no plans to spend the day with anyone anywhere. Yesterday was an exception.  A remarkable exception at that. 

Master the Mind While Swimming!

Recently I had the opportunity to Coach at the Total Immersion Effortless Endurance Camp at St. Petersburg Florida.  TI Camps are based heavily on technique and application. Followed by swimmming!  Coaches are on poolside and hands on in the water with swimmers. As a 'culminating activity, we swam in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico! (pics later)

You Got Chicked! Savageman 70.0

The actual story starts a while back, when I decided to participate in a shorter race distance than an Ironman. Something with a punch would be a good change of pace.I thought it would be a super idea to get the “brick” (more on that in a bit) and race the Savageman 70.0 in Deep Creek Lake, MD on September 18, 2016.

L.I.F.E - all you have to do is show up

L.I.F.E - all you have to do is show up L - live in the moment I - invest in interesting things F - focus on yourself E - enjoy the things you do At times life seems to get in the way. Menopause sure gets in my way sometimes.

Ironman Maryland 140.6 Triathlon 2015 – Race Report

My first Ironman race was about to commence, in Cambridge, Maryland on October 3rd, 2015, when Hurricane Joaquin was on its way to the East of the US.

Eagleman 70.3 Ironman Triathlon 2015 - Race Report

Only two weeks after my first ½ Ironman, I was attempting my next challenge, the Eagleman 70.3 Ironman in

Goal Setting Success!

Chose a goal and make a PLAN!!!!!