Clean Energy Boost for your Fall Training – Capsimax Product Review


Sometimes we’re on a roll with our training efforts, and sometimes we may need a little boost 🙂 This summer, I got the opportunity to try out Capsimax supplement samples and see how it impacted my training! Capsimax is a highly-active, natural capsicum extract from red hot chili peppers that delivers all of the benefits of peppers without […]

Blogging Updates, Training Updates, and Back Half Challenge (TOLT #16)


Hey there! I decided to see how many times I’ve linked up with Thinking Out Loud Thursdays, hosted by Amanda from Running with Spoons, and it turns out that today is #16!  Pretty interesting since this I don’t post every week to this. Blogging Anyway, I wanted to share a few things that have been going […]

Not the Time for Anything New: Taper Rituals and Quirks


Taper.  Who really likes this word? I don’t – I feel like I should be losing fitness if I decrease my running volume.  I know that’s the complete opposite of what’s supposed to happen, but I don’t really love this word, taper. Peaking Let’s talk about “peaking” for your goal race.  It sounds so much better. […]

Checking in on my 2016 Goals

2016 Goals

As we enter Q4, I feel obligated to check in with myself regarding the goals I set out at the beginning of the year.  Here’s what I’d put out there back in January… not exactly even goals, but themes for self-improvement. Move Mid-summer I switched from a triathlon focus to marathon training focus. Only 24 […]

Thinking Out Loud Thursday


I’m going to the Dare2Tri Evening2Inspire tomorrow evening! I’m super excited – I have a Rent the Runway dress that I’ll be wearing, and I’m looking forward to celebrating and raising money for Dare2Tri, the first officially USAT-recognized paratriathlon club.  There’s a silent auction that has already started, and will finish up at the event. […]