We were all beginners once, and some of us are always willing to offer our wisdom/items not to eat before a race, otherwise feel the wrath of your stomach. But honestly, I do enjoy providing as much advice to fellow female athletes who are interested in running their first marathon or triathlon. It … More Tips For Beginner Triathletes
This offseason I have really begun to focus on building up my strength, especially in my upper body. I have always had strong leg strength since I was a child but that doesn’t mean I neglected it. Strength training was something I always lacked at doing but have decided I need to be better about … More Some Thoughts From Erin: Strength Training is Crucial!
Photo Credit Tom Cole A little water never hurt anyone, but it can make your situation uncomfortable. The dreaded word, rain. Nobody enjoys running a race in the rain. Your feet are soaked, weigh 5-10 pounds more than normal and chafing/blisters are predicted to be in your future. If you are like me, I dread … More What To Do If Race Day Calls For Rain
You’ve been running for awhile and have decided to set a new goal for yourself. Race a triathlon! (Triathlons are usually the next step in the flow of goal charts for runners.) But you have no idea where to start. You don’t know if you want to invest in everything because what if you don’t … More So You Want To Try a Triathlon? Here Is Where You Should Start!
The transition area during a triathlon has become my area of domination. I am able to get in and get out very fast but still stay composed. I have been asked advice from many people so here you go. With my first triathlon of the season this weekend, I felt it would be best to … More Avoid These Mistakes In Transition