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The Rundown – Up to Speed

Relaxing on vacation and, having training days that last under an hour and half, have me feeling like I need to get up to speed! I have only four weeks until Triathlon Nationals. I got my new Cervélo P2 triathlon bike. I have been training with my Garmin fenix 3...

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The Reality of Exercising on Vacation with Kids

A quick Google search of "how to exercise on vacation" will result in thousands of articles. Most of them say the same things. Most of them are liars. First of all, if you don't have kids with you on vacation then I'm not sure you need an article to tell you how to...

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The Rundown – Feel the Heat

We had a mini heat wave here in the Northeast last week and, let me tell you, it sucks the life right out of you! I have no clue how some of you live (and run!) in the south. I can barely function when it's above 80 degrees and 80% humidity. I'm also feeling the heat...

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High Five Friday! Racing, Reality and Randomness

Can I open my eyes now? Have we finally made it to Friday? I'm putting two hands way up today because I'm hooking up with my sister from another mister, Angela aka Happy Fit Mama, and declaring this week officially over. Done. Cooked. Stick a fork in me because this...

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The Rundown – Keeping My Head Above Water

Usually my training is the only thing I have to battle my way though in any given week. However, this summer has proven to be challenging in almost every aspect of my life! It's all "good stress" but stress nonetheless. Summer is supposed to be a time of relaxation,...

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Should You Bring Kids to Europe?

When I planned my first overseas trip in 2014, to the World Championship Duathlon in Spain, there was no question that my then five year-old twins would be traveling to Europe with me. When I would tell people they were joining us on our adventure it was mostly met...

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The Rundown – 7 Weeks Until Triathlon Nationals

I decided to take a little break from the tour of Italy on Mondays and have returned to regularly scheduled programming. I'm waiting to get all my money back from the Sorrento hotel before I start calling out their bullshit and, I also intend to do full recaps on the...

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Hill Workouts for Runners! #WednesdayRoundup

I am so excited to be back in action for this months runner's workout round-up! I know you missed my advice last month when I was in Italy but, I feel like this is the perfect topic for me to come home to since I consider hill workouts my specialty. Maybe it's because...

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