Four Tips for Beginning Runners

Looking to get into running in 2017? I have four tips for beginners starting out with running.

I Did Not Beat Oprah

Hello! I’m still basking in the fatigue of having run the Marine Corps Marathon earlier today.  It turned out to be a bit steamy by the end, and TLDR is that I was not able to beat Oprah today. I fought hard, and I PRed but I was not able to hit my goal in […]

What’s in My Gym Bag: Swim Edition

I get questions from other athletes getting into swimming, biking or triathlon about my gear choices, so I decided to start a brief series, “What’s in my Gym Bag” where I go through the random gear that I use for my various workouts.  Today we kick it off with swimming! (Need tips on getting going with swimming? […]

How often should you race?

I got a question from a potential coaching client asking what my perspectives on racing are.  He was wondering, what if I want to race often? Well… I’ve gone back and forth on this.  I think for me, the perfect racing frequency is about once a month.  Here’s why: Balance between racing and training and life […]

Final Training Push for the Marine Corps Marathon

Happy Ironman Louisville & Chicago Marathon day!  Congrats if you competed at Kona yesterday, or otherwise raced this weekend! I enjoy taking some time to reflect upon my week and link up with  Holly and Tricia for the Weekly Wrap! You should join in on the fun!  I enjoy looking back on my training from prior […]