training

Gluten Free Training Food and Nutrition for Triathletes

April 4, 2014

Ahh yes, we’ve come to the end of the week. Feels good. And even though this has been a rest week for us, I’m still looking forward to a some what restful weekend. Then we’ll both feel fully recovered. Speaking of recovery (yes that is my sly segue), this past week was full of good […]

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Getting Ironing: From Smoothies to Slip Ups

January 20, 2014

If you’re like me, you have this perception of what the new year will feel like, or maybe it’s expectations. You know… these—> working on balancing life, shifting your focus towards all things purposeful, being productive, and so on and so. Am I right ? Oh my, those are some high (right off the bat) […]

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The Cotter Feeding Zone: Race Week

August 21, 2013

Well, we’re going. The kiwi is racing. I honestly didn’t know if it was going happen after last week’s bad week of training. As an athlete, he questioned his fitness. As a wife, I knew he was just stressed, it was hot (which makes it hard to perform certain KEY workouts), and he just needed […]

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Fitness Friday with #TeamPolar: Polar RC3GPS

August 2, 2013

Well, it’s Fitness Friday and I have a pretty spectacular gadget to talk about today (Polar RC3GPS). So hold on tight, this might be long one, but at least it’s THOROUGH. Before I start, I just wanted to preface that I am not training for any certain event. In fact, I am just now starting […]

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Food & Fitness Friday Favorites PLUS Why I told a Gym member to Skip my Spin Class

June 14, 2013

Well, I think that wins for the longest title of the year, for me at least. But it’s definitely thorough, yes? Haha. Today I have a few new food and fitness favorites that I want to share, but first let me explain the other part of my title. You see, yesterday I told a gym […]

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Tell All Tuesday: A day in the life (sherpa style)

June 11, 2013

Today is TELL ALL TUESDAY. You see, my husband started this series WAY BACK WHEN he was blogging on a regular basis. It was a post about his daily eats, training, etc. Yup, the daily recap of a professional triathlete. He wouldn’t even let me take pretty pictures of his food for him. It was […]

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Training Talk Tuesday and Barleans Greens Giveaway

May 7, 2013

So, I have a feeling this week is going to be full of product love and appreciation. I’ve been meaning to this for weeks but just got behind. Go figure. Ha! But really, I want to share some of my (our) “food as fuel” product finds. You see, I am in the kitchen probably 5-7 […]

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Training Food Tweaks: GF/DF Recipe

April 30, 2013

Today is Kiwi Cotter’s birthday. He’s not a fan of birthdays. Well, not his own. I call him The Birthday Scrooge. He thinks he’s getting old (in triathlon years), but I beg to differ. I like to think he is aging like fine wine.. bolder and smoother with the years, yes? YES! Anyway, this weekend […]

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Recovery Carnival: A Cotter Concoction

February 13, 2013

This week, I think it’s moving as slow as molasses. Normally I like molasses, just not the pace of it.  Let’s just say I’ve been needing extra recovery this week, more mentally than anything. You know how those weeks are, yes? And speaking of recovery, a few weeks ago our fellow triathlete/blog friend Jason of […]

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Thirty Minute Thursday: Checklist

September 20, 2012

Here we go. Our last minute checklist. We’ve got thirty minutes till we head out. Last minute Cotters, stand by Cotters. Ya, get the picture? We’re sporadic. TO DO: Pack Bags Pack travel food Take Dog to Brothers Wash clothes Ship last minute Healthy Bite orders Find Passports Costco run for more larabars Get extra […]

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