Living Out Life’s Bucket List

July 28, 2014

A funny thing happened this weekend. I was cleaning out the garage and found a box full of old books, notes, etc. It must have been from about 15 years ago. That would make me in high school then. Anyway, I opened up the box and there it it was, my life bucket list, or […]

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Gluten Free Pre-Race Meal Ideas

July 25, 2014

I’ve been married to the kiwi for over 6 ½ years, which means I’ve made a lot of gluten free pre-race meals. Some have been at home, some have been in a fridgeless hotel room, and some have been at a home-stay house. Heck, I think I’ve even made pre-race meals in a camping tent! […]

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Do Runners (and all Athletes) Really Need a Walk Break?

July 23, 2014

I’m not sure how walking got such a bad rap from runners and endurance athletes, maybe it’s because they see it as a sign of weakness? In actuality, I think, taking walk breaks are not only beneficial, but will make you stronger in the long run (pun intended). Heck, even the Kiwi will skip a […]

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Gluten Free Breakfast Muffins Made from Beans!

July 21, 2014

My husband loves beans. In fact, he could live off beans, rice, eggs, and salsa and be perfectly content for the rest of his life. Me, on the other hand, would not be pleasant to be around if I ate certain beans daily (if you catch my drift). The complex sugar (raffinose) in beans makes it […]

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Why Exploring New Trails Helps me to be UNBUSY, Trail Workouts, Plus Mizuno Kazan Shoe Review!

July 18, 2014

I think you all know by now how much we love trails. We are surrounded by amazing trails out here near the Hill Country, how could we not love it?! The following is a sponsored post by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. But let me tell you something. The trails are my sanity. They […]

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What the Heck is Sablefish and Why is it So Good for Us? Plus a Recipe!

July 16, 2014

If you follow me on instagram, you’ll see a lot of pictures of fish. Yes, we love our fish (SIZZLEFISH)! One of our favorite types of fish to eat is Sablefish. The funny thing is, not many people have heard of sablefish and often ask me about this delicious fish. So I’d thought I’d write […]

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Do You Need a Digital Detox?

July 14, 2014

I often reminisce about our time in New Zealand back in 2011-2012. You see, those were the days when all we had was a local Nokia phone with no extra features, our car had no radio, and the only access to internet we has was when we were at the house connected to wi-fi. That […]

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Vitamin C Hawaiian Bread with EmergenC

July 11, 2014

Well, we made it! It’s been a busy first part of summer but I’m happy to report that July has brought us some good rest and recovery! The Kiwi has made it through his first round of racing, so the past week or so have been super chill. Our recovery food is just as important […]

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3 Recipes & Ways to Use Chia Seed

July 9, 2014

Everyone has their food niche. Some can make any vegetable look amazing and taste delicious. Some can turn a a plain Jane ingredient into a decadent dessert. Some are good are strange but good combos. And some are good at making the most of the ingredients they have on hand. You all know who you are! […]

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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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