Literally everyone is busy. Constantly stressed, always busy. However, the weird humble-bragging about being busy has got to stop. Please, Millennials, stop bragging about how “busy” you are – none of us are that big of a deal. Everyone is busy; busy is the new normal. But, if busy is the new normal, how do you fit in your fitness goals with your career goals? Continue reading
This is part III of my (accidental) weightlifting series. If you want to read part II or part I, they’re hyperlinked! I didn’t envision this as a series, but I’m realizing that I actually have a lot to say on the subject of weightlifting and triathlon training.
One of my weak points in triathlon is the swim. My swim technique leaves a lot to be desired, and my musculature frequently falls short when it’s needed. Continue reading
Last week I published a post titled “Triathlon Training and Weightlifting” where I ran through one of my typical leg-day workouts. I really do think weightlifting can easily get ignored when all you want to do is get out on your bike. But weightlifting is important for so many reasons, including: finding and correcting imbalances, strengthening stabilizer muscles, recruiting the core muscles in different ways, and generally creating well-rounded athletes. I wanted to follow that post up with a Part II, running through my Tuesday – Arms workout. It’s below; let me know what you think! Continue reading
First off, quick race countdown update: 6 DAYS until my first race of the season, Peasantman Triathlon. And 40 DAYS until Eagleman 70.3.
I am nowhere near ready for my first half, but time marches steadily on.
I’ve admittedly been a little MIA from writing, and from training. Although, no excuses, I do feel as if my reason is fairly valid. Continue reading
I’ve come to realize that triathlon training really limits your social life. And I keep learning this lesson over and over again, as I consistently push myself to do more and sleep less. Continue reading
So I haven’t posted in about a week, simply because I’ve been on vacation! I went to Key West for a week for a beautiful wedding and I definitely enjoyed myself! I saw, I ate, I drank, I snorkeled, I scootered, and I drank some more. Continue reading