Last week was a mess for me, having survey in the building, all five kids home, my hubby sick, and my (amazing) in-laws in town made for a chaotic week. I did get most of my workouts in and all three of my long workouts!! This week, everything will be back on track! And I plan to spend a fair amount of time focusing on … Continue reading It’s go time!
This begins week one of Black Diamond 70.3 triathlon training. I have a sprint triathlon, the Hayden Triathlon, planned for July as well. I have some new goals this go around. Swimming Goals Focus on time, not just getting the laps in All Sunday long swims to be OWS No use of pull buoy, focus on keeping hips up in the water Biking Goals Hit … Continue reading Back to the grind…
What a week… Between Bill working in Portland, the girls being at their dads, finding out I’ve been so tired and coughing for weeks is due to pneumonia, tearing apart our old deck to build a new one, my new Wattie Ink tri kit came, Ogio and Honey Stinger sent me some awesome new products, Bill’s parents came to town to help with the deck … Continue reading It’s been a whirlwind!!
What an incredible experience. Truly amazing. Friday we went down early in the morning. It’s a five hour drive from the LCV to Boise, Idaho. I focused on hydrating, Bill focused on finding every bathroom between here and there, (ha!) not really. We got there for the last athlete briefing, checked in, picked up my packet, time chips and gear bags. We checked into the … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Boise
I’m not going to lie, I’ve had this list and have been altering for weeks. I can’t help it. I’m a list maker. Packing Checklist: Bike Banana Honey Stinger Waffle Nuun Electrolyte Tablets – full tube Honey Stinger Gels – 8 Preworkout Both Bike Water Bottles Preworkout Bottle Bike Fuel & Repair Bags Bike Shoes Hyperthin Socks Trisuit Jersey Jacket Vaseline Glide Sports bra Helmet … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Packing List
This is it! Taper week!!!!!! Continue reading It’s Taper Week!! One Week Until Boise Ironman 70.3!
Exactly one week until Boise Ironman 70.3. When we started this journey, I kept thinking how far away this race was, how much training time we had, how much preparation would go into this. And now, here we are. The final stretch. So in addition the our final long training sessions, I am mentally planning my race. My gear, my nutrition, and my mindset. For … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Race & Nutrition Plan
Well, sometimes, my husband is pretty smart… I don’t want to give him too much credit, you know, so he doesn’t get a big head, realize how awesome he is and realize he’s a keeper even if he was less awesome. But sometimes, I have to give him the credit he deserves. While we were staying out of town for the Troika Triathlon this weekend, … Continue reading Why my husband is the ultimate triathlete’s husband…