Monthly Archives: January 2013

IronGlut: A 6 hour bike ride

I have a new goal!  YAY!  As part of a committee I’m on for the Flapjack 5k/10k for Children’s Cancer Connection, I’ve met Caleb Pike who has an organization, IM4RM that raises funds for Children’s Cancer Connection through events and races like the Ironman.  His organization is holding their annual IronGlut Spinathon and Century Challenge […]

Essential Swim Gear

Last night while I sneaked in a quick swim with Braxton (after “breakfast for dinner” and a couple glasses of wine…ugh) I saw a few people giving lap swimming their best attempt, but doing so without the very basics…no cap, no goggles.  I thought I’d share a few of my “must haves” for people who […]

Winter Cross Training

I’ve been less motivated to train since it is cold out, but still wanting to burn calories.  I’ll occasionally hit the treadmill, a spin class, or suck it up and swim a mile but I’m taking the opportunity to try new things. Matt likes any outdoor fitness, so when I suggested we treat Des Moines […]

Winter Running Gear

I’m not at all one to run in below zero temps and most definitely will not run if there is a risk of slipping on ice.  (I’m a massage therapist…can’t afford to break my wrist!) But I have done some runs in 25-30 degrees and run in drizzle (which I really do enjoy). Since this […]

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A geeky triathlete's 2 cents on various topics...

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The words of Mike Buenting! Endurance athlete and coach

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Learning to live a healthy, balanced life.

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Distance runner and fitness enthusiast who loves coffee & leafy greens

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