What It Takes To Be Race Ready

What It Takes To Be Race Ready

Time to talk about being race ready.  We spend a good portion of our time dedicated to triathlon training, often with a plan to race.  We all have different reasons for racing, but regardless of level of expertise everyone has goals of some sort.  What steps you take during training; both physically and mentally will determine the outcome, for the most part.  There are always some unknowns going in; water conditions, terrain, temperature, how well you sleep the night before.  So let’s take into account some of those uncertainties and really plan for a race that supports your goals. 

Hacks For Energy and Focus

Hacks For Energy and Focus

Increasing general energy levels is something all my new clients are looking to achieve when hiring me.  Exercise is a great help, but it doesn't end there.  Here are my 6 tips to increase energy and mental focus.

Why I make my own hummus

I’ve noticed a growth in supermarket brands but was shocked to learn that the New York Times reported that the hummus industry has grown from just a $5 million dollar business 15 years ago to one that totaled $530 million in 2012.

Importance of Setting Goals

It’s simply a fact that when people have goals to guide them, they are happier and achieve more than they would without having them. Goals provide focus and a measuring stick for progress. 

Eliminate Plateaus: Add intensity

Hiring a personal trainer to constantly monitor your progress and effectiveness of workouts is one way to avoid plateaus. If you don’t have that liberty, start by taking a look at my 7 tips for adding intensity to you next workout.

My love hate relationships

I have a love hate relationship with my foam roller. Reality is foam rolling is supposed to hurt, at least when you begin a regimen of regular foam rolling.

Turmeric: What's the big deal? How to consume in a tea form

TURMERIC, known for it’s powerful anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties are added to my new blend of healing homemade tea. The key to turmeric’s healing power is the chemical compound curcumin. What’s it good for?

Spaghetti Squash Comfort Food

Thinking of my east coast friends surviving winter. My first year living without snow, yet I still choose to cook heavy, flavorful winter inspired foods. 

Test Drive Your New Trainer

Your decision to train with a coach is a time, energy, and financial expense.  If you are ready to make a change why not take the opportunity to work with a professional willing to set you up for success for free?