Ironman Mont Tremblant Race Report

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On Saturday, August 16th, every once in a while I would hit refresh on the weather.com app on my iPhone, watching the storm intently, hoping it was going to make it’s scheduled exit before the race started. The days leading up to Ironman Mont Tremblant a nasty and very wet storm hit the region. It … [Read more...]

Healthy Banana Bread

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Is there such a thing? The word healthy and bread in the same title, occasionally, yes.  Or maybe I should just say healthier banana bread.   I have been baking banana bread for years in my home and every once in a while I'll tinker with the recipe to make it a little healthier.  Most of the time it … [Read more...]

15 Must Haves for your Kitchen

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First, I have a confession, this list was really long at first. I love to cook and when I was looking at my pantry, cupboards and fridge I had a hard time narrowing it down. With that being said, this list could easily be longer and your top 15 is most likely different than my top 15. None-the-less, … [Read more...]

Survived Zane Grey 50

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Are you Ready - Zane Grey 50 “Oh wow, it’s hailing!” I expected rain, not hail. I took out my phone and took a picture because I figured it would disappear quickly and I wanted proof there was hail. As I continued running, the hail continued to fall at a more rapid rate. This was the beginning of … [Read more...]

Egg White Snacks

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  These are so incredibly easy and  huge hit at my house! Once they are made, they do not last long in my house, however, they do keep well and are easily re-heated.   So, make a bunch and have an easy, healthy, go-to snack.  When I made this batch I used only red peppers, onion, and … [Read more...]

Ironman California 70.3 – Oceanside Race Report

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Have you ever wanted something so bad that you feel like you are starting to smother the idea of it and you just might possibly jinx yourself into not getting it because you want it so bad?  That is how I felt leading up to Ironman 70.3 California in Oceanside.  So much so that I forced myself to do … [Read more...]

Cross Training for Runners

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The judgement is in.  You have been found: guilty.  Your sentence, no running for eight weeks.  You love running to the point at which your body was loving you back but you ignored the warning signs.  Injuries happen to even the best of runners.  If you want to avoid hearing those dreaded words, … [Read more...]

My Ironman Arizona 2013 Race Report

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  Do you have the confidence to set and go for your GOALS?  Why do you set GOALS? By no means am I veteran, but the level of calmness I felt the morning of Ironman Arizona 2013 was comforting.  Growing up in southern California, I spent many days at the beach and in the ocean.  To say, I … [Read more...]

10 Tips on Hiking with Kids

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10 Tips on hiking with kids. Do you love hiking with your kids?  Have you had great experiences or ones so disastrous to the point you will not attempt it again?  There is definitely an art to hiking with kids, one that involves planning and patience.  But it's worth it.  Proper planning will … [Read more...]

Ironman Recovery – What To Focus On

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Are you doing Ironman Arizona? Yes, I say enthusiastically.  Really, they say, as they look at me perplexed.  I have been asked this question many times in person and electronically and realized there are a lot of questions as to why I would.  So, here is the skinny.  Plus, it might help answer a … [Read more...]



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