triathlon

What To Do When Your BIG Dreams or Goals Feel Stalled

September 26, 2014

Almost 7 years ago I married the Kiwi and became a Sherpa wife (aka pro athlete supporter, food maker and supplier, race day cheerleader, etc.). Almost 6 years ago I started creating Healthy Bites. Both are big dreams! In fact, if my husband was a pro triathlete, I probably wouldn’t have started Healthy Bites. And […]

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Letting Go of Routine and Going with the Rhythm

August 28, 2014

It’s funny, most people are heading back to school, work, etc. and craving a routine. I get that, I really do. Especially if you have kids. But for us? We’ve been plowing away at work, training, in the brutal summer heat. It’s at this point when our routine can almost slow us down from that […]

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The Second Wind of Dreaming Big

August 18, 2014

Man oh man, I thought I’d be posting a Latest and Greatest fitness exercise post today, but I’ve changed my mind. I’ll save that for later this week. You see, this past weekend, I was at it again. Traveling to a race to be support my husband. A weekend that tended to be more SHERPA […]

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What We Eat to Maximize Recovery and Fight Oxidative Stress

August 13, 2014

  Before I jump into today’s post, I’m thinking I better explain what oxidative stress is. Maybe I’ve touched on this before? Hmmm.. I don’t remember, so let’s refresh just incase. And because I’m lazy, I’m going to give your word by word definition from Dr. Weil below. Oxidative stress is the total burden placed […]

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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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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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Race Week Triathlon Tips and Repeating our Chances

May 28, 2014

I have to be honest, writing posts on pre race tips seems so repetitive to me, to us. I feel like we have been at this same place for years, racing triathlon. How many more will we keep pursuing it? But you know what? God only knows that, though there is one way to find out…. […]

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Eat to Perform: Gluten Free Beet Basil & Potato Mash

May 9, 2014

What’s more important, proper training or proper recovery? I’d say the two go hand in hand, yes? But I would also have to say that you cannot MAXIMIZE performance without proper recovery. Recovery is crucial, which means recovery food and fuel is too! Think about it, what you put in your body after you train […]

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Gut Health Webinar and Thinking out Loud

May 1, 2014

Well this is going to be a quick post. I have some final Healthy Bites orders I am working on and of course setting up the Healthy Bites giveaway and recipe for tomorrow. Any guesses on the flavor? But I wanted to chime in here for a sec to share a few things. My thinking […]

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How I became a Professional Triathlete and Why I Chase this Dream

April 23, 2014

It’s in me, it’s in us… this “DREAM BIG” syndrome. And honestly, I don’t know how to live any different. I married a dreamer, in fact, it’s one of the many reasons I did marry him. And it’s why we are both self employed! LOL! But dreaming has to start somewhere, somewhere within. It takes […]

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