Bottom Line: You Gotta Do the Nutrition. Period.
So I became a Personal Trainer in 2009 and before that I taught group exercise since about 2007. I was all about the working out and the racing and honestly I really never thought about the nutrition end of things. I pretty much ate WHAT I wanted WHEN I wanted and never really gave it much thought. Throughout my life I've had many fluctuations in my weight for various reasons. In college I weighed the most I ever weighed and it was something around 135-138 on a good day. Even
8 Race Day Pitfalls You Can Avoid
Understandably, you may feel a little overwhelmed or nervous on Race Day. You've trained MONTHS for this day and if you are competitive like me, you have a lot on the line. Maybe you are trying to qualify for a National Championship or a World Championship. Or maybe you just REALLY want that podium finish or to do a personal best. Let's face it, although race day is AWESOME it can also be a little stressful too. Your brain is going 100 miles and hour and it's easy to be overc
How I Feel When People Disrespect Our Flag
Ok I will start by saying that in this country you have the right to express your opinion out loud about anything- free speech is a beautiful benefit you enjoy because you live in the United States. It's your first Amendment right as a US Citizen. You will almost NEVER hear me talk about politics on social media. The way I see it, when you talk about political issues you are GUARANTEED to almost always piss somebody off in some way. Words are offensive when you feel strongly
Don't Let Your Triathlon Training Take Over Your Life
So you are smack in the middle of race season. Maybe you have 4 or 5 races on your calendar and it is starting to seem like there is no end in site. You are getting up at the crack of dawn to get your runs in before it gets to hot. Your lunch hour is spent at the pool getting your 3000 yard swim in and you are most likely eating a yogurt at your desk for lunch. Your long ride is now up to 4 and a half hours which means you are the only one in your house not sleeping in on Sat