25 Weeks Left Until Ironman Wisconsin!

PAWS Virtual 5K garmin time

The name of the game this week was Puerto Rico!  I’ll be sharing more about the trip and a more formal race report soon.  Since I’d raced, and since I was out of my normal elements, this week took a bit of a different look at training! And onto last week’s workouts: Monday: 15 minute […]

Run Training: Three Tips for Going from Zero to Hero

what i feel like when i run

(aka Run Your First 5K) I love spring and the start of the Newbie triathlon season.  I love helping people start out from “I’m not sure how to swim” or “I don’t have a bike” and helping cheer and support them through to their first triathlon.  If you want some help, let me know! At […]

Puerto Rico 70.3 Race Recap VLog & Ironman Training Update!


Well Puerto Rico is done and done! I did a blog race recap since I’m traveling light this week… I hope you enjoy it!!! http://youtu.be/0W-hgZCB_h0  Here were the workouts from last week: Monday: Easy Run – 45 minutes- in shorts outside!  Tuesday: Swim in AM, Computrainer + transition run in PM Wednesday: Easy Run Thursday:  Swimming Friday: Travel . Rest […]

27 Weeks to go to Ironman Wisconsin!

Sauna Selfie

  Whoops – no posts since last week!  I’ve been busy with some life changes (no, not pregnant) that I’ll share soon.  But it’s been a busy week let’s just say, including getting workouts in, sauna time in, and getting ready for Puerto Rico! Here were the workouts from last week: Monday: Run Test + […]

28 Weeks to Ironman Wisconsin!

IMOO 2015 Training Updates

  Well, another week down, and onto a new week!  I completed week 29 last week, and other than being sick of the coldest Chicago February on record, I’m now looking toward Puerto Rico in two weeks!  Here’s how last week’s workouts went: Here were the workouts from last week: Monday: Rest Tuesday: FTP Test + short […]

29 Weeks to Go- IMOO Training Update and Links of the week


Life is getting biz-yay!  The Chicago Tri Club‘s Newbie program started up this past week, so we are getting busy!  We host clinics for new triathletes probably about once or twice a week from now until June, when the noobs toe the starting line of their first triathlon!  If you’re interested in the Chicago Tri Club, […]

30 Weeks to IMOO 2015 & Link Love

IMOO 2015 Training Updates

Well this past week was a doozy.  Let’s say that things can only go up from here?  I was sick for much of the week, and just trying to get through the week work-wise & getting read for Valentine’s Day! Here were the workouts from last week: Monday: Full Rest Day & Sick Day from […]

Should you train when you’re sick?


So I’ve been getting over this cold this week, but I’ve also been committed to being more of a monster at my training for Ironman this year. Sunday night – cold starts to set in.  I haven’t yet identified it, or I’m in denial. Monday – I can’t function. Call in sick.  Thank goodness it’s […]

31 Weeks to IMOO 2015 & Weekend Link Love

Training Updates: 31 Weeks to IMWI

Wahoo! Another week done! I got a little side-railed by the end of the weekend due to a monster cold that came upon me.  I went to yoga class, and was fine there, but once I got home I started falling into the “cold fog”. I’m finally coming up for air, about 48 hours later. […]

32 Weeks to IMWI & Weekend Links

Chicago Blizzard Run

I hope you’re staying warm if you’re out in the midwest blizzard! I’m doing a decent job of getting back into my routine…which is a good thing since my training for Ironman Wisconsin officially starts next week!  I need to get my swims back going again. Here was this week’s workouts: Monday: Yoga (again!) + 1 mile […]