5 Days Strong

Today it was a struggle to get outside for some “real” exercise. I managed to get out for a good speed walk. It was a cloudy day but it turned out to be a beautiful evening. So this vegan triathlete went for a good walk fighting the mosquitoes and felt better. I was not feeling well today so it was hard. I did it, though, and the sense of accomplishment is great. Day 5! My 40-day challenge is coming along well and I’m  happy with my daily exercise goal. I’m not going to lie, this weekend was weak in terms … Keep reading

Slow Down

All athletes need to know when to slow down. Last week was one of those weeks for me. The week before I had a sinus cold and kept training, going to work, and doing everyday things. Over Thanksgiving weekend that caught up with me and I was down and out for five days. It really sucked and I missed training and going to the gym. I guess that’s what they say about “absence makes the heart grow fonder” and all that jazz… it can translate to training! Yesterday I swam with the local tri club and I had no problems … Keep reading