Hydration and Race Day Tactics

July 7, 2014

Triathlon is a tricky sport. You can train perfectly and diligently, yet have a crummy race. Yes, I know this because as a Sherpa wife, I have witnessed MANY races. The good, the bad, the ugly. But after years of racing and a few trial and error “tactics,” I think it’s safe to say the kiwi […]

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Where We Stand, and Fall

July 6, 2014

I usually don’t write on a Sunday, but I have to be honest, I’ve have a few“project” posts lined up this week and I don’t think sharing life updates would really mesh well with them. Yes, projects as in, sponsored posts. Hey, we are self-employed, every little bit helps. Ain’t no shame! Haha, okay I’m digressing here. Let’s […]

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Two All American Smoothie Recipes and Seeing Stars WOD

July 4, 2014

Yes, I went there. Another holiday recipe post. More Fourth of July recipes for you to collect and go pin crazy. Actually, these two smoothie recipes you can make anytime, they just have an ALL AMERICAN theme because let’s face it, having a “themed” post is more fun. Plus it gives me a chance to […]

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Blissful Blueberry Oat Cobbler Healthy Bites

July 2, 2014

Happy JULY!!! You know what the means, right? New month, new Healthy Bites Flavor, and new giveaway. This month’s flavor was hard to choose. I wanted to go all American for the the 4th, but it’s also my birthday month (let’s just say I’m past 30 now), so I wanted to incorporate some kind of cake […]

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3 Yoga Poses to Support Digestion

June 30, 2014

The past few Monday’s I’ve been chatting about gut health and digestion, so I figured I might as well keep going, right?! That being said, let’s to chat  about how much my gut and digestion loves YOGA! Or really, the benefits of Yoga for digestion! If you’re like me, you tend to stress easily and you […]

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The Perfect Pre Race Travel Snack – Grain Free Nutty Coconut Bars

June 27, 2014

Happy last week of June! How did that happen? I don’t mind it though because July brings us some much needed rest. The Kiwi has one more race this weekend and then it will be two weeks of down time before his next training/racing blocks. Luckily, this last race is in Texas, so no packing […]

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Join me for Strength and Sweat! A Plyometric Workout You can Do Anywhere

June 25, 2014

Let’s workout together today, shall we? In honor of WORKOUT WEDNESDAY, I thought I’d walk you through one of my outdoor strength and sweat classes with me. This week we are focusing on plyometric exercises that you can do ANYWHERE, no gym required. Okay, ready to begin? First, everyone gather promptly at 9am outside the […]

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Two Gut Health Supplements and Raspberry Probiotic Gelatin

June 23, 2014

A few weeks ago I wrote a guest post on Jill’s blog about my go-to “bonus” supplements for gut health. These are supplements that are extra nourishing to me for maintaining gut health, my gut health. Do I need them daily? Probably not, but I do enjoy rotating them in my diet and the kiwi’s […]

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The Sum of Small Efforts, Repeated….

June 20, 2014

The past month I’ve seen a certain word everywhere. I’ve heard it, read it, thought it, absorbed it. So what the heck is this word? Smallness (in life). Sometimes feeling small in a BIG world is where God needs you to be so you can gain strength, grow, and support others. We (Crazy Cotters) often feel […]

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Naturally Gluten Free Meal Ideas and Spicy Srirachi Lettuce Wraps

June 18, 2014

FOMG –>That’s an abbreviation for Fear of Missing Gluten. Yep, I am pretty sure it’s real phobia for those who are just diagnosed with Celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. But here’s the thing, there are SOOOOOOO many foods that are naturally gluten free. In fact, most people don’t even realize how simple it can be […]

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