My biggest accomplishment over the last few weeks is that I am more consistent. I’m not completely consistent, but mostly consistent. Is that even possible? I’m doing about 85% of the workouts I intend to do, which is way higher than the 25% I was running on for a while. The biggest difference is that my body is feeling pretty good. My knee was really sore last week after a long bike and then a run the next day, which freaked me out. So I rested, stretched, and foam rolled. It felt better and my run yesterday was the best … Keep reading
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Fun fact: the Montreal Alouettes scored more points today than all three Western teams combined. #CFL
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@AndrewBucholtz @LVRoberts @CFLNumber1Fan @Gumshoejr Not everyday that a football offense scores 0 points... and the team wins the game
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Shotgun on 3rd and 1. I wish I had an actual shotgun right now.
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This website is one that I, Crystal Clarke, started in 2007 with big ideas. It is morphing slowly into a resourceful website for vegans and athletes alike. I put my personal touch on this website in the recipes and the training blog, as I'm a writer, a scientist, a triathlete & a vegan. So what is a vegan triathlete? Well...
vegan. n. vee-gahn. - a person who refrains from using any animal product whatever for food, clothing, or any other purpose.
triathlete. n. someone who participates in races consisting of swimming, biking, and running in that order; there are several varying distances with some standard distances:
Sprint: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
Olympic: 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run
Half Ironman: 2km swim, 90km bike, 21.1km run
Ironman: 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run
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Who am I?
My name is Crystal Clarke. I'm a vegan triathlete. I've been vegan since 2002 and a triathlete since 2003. Since then I have completed 1 Ironman, 4 half IMs, several Olympic triathlons, and many other triathlons, duathlons, running races, and biking races. My goal for each race is to finish. I'm pretty slow, but can be a middle-of-the-pack person if I'm not injured and train consistently.
In addition to being a vegan triathlete, I'm a writer, I'm an Agrologist, I'm a soil scientist, I'm a knitter, I'm an anti-consumer, I'm an environmentalist, I'm a budding Buddhist, I'm a yogi, I'm a student of life, and I'm bipolar. I'm a lot of things! I don't fit into any one category - that's what I think sets me apart from other athlete blogs.