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Race Ready Workouts

I wanted to share some of my favorite workouts with you today. As most of you know, I've been training in three disciplines - swim, bike and run - to get ready for three different races - marathon, duathlon and triathlon. Most weeks have been pretty grueling but, I...

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The Rundown – Boston Edition

It's Marathon Monday!...as if you didn't know. As a former Bostonian and graduate of Boston University, the city that sits a mere 120 miles or so from my home, is very close to my heart. Boston is like one of my best friends; it carries a lot my secrets, it's always...

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5 Surprising Revelations in Meb’s “Mortals” Book

I think we can all agree on our love for Meb. He's humble, he's kind, he's someone you want to root for and besides being able to run a sub-6 minute mile for 26.2 miles and win huge marathons (New York and Boston) and Olympic medals, he's a lot like us. At his core,...

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Elite Treatment – Which Would You Choose?

Imagine the glamorous life of an elite athlete, days filled with running, eating the perfect ratio of carbs to protein at every meal and having a massage therapist, physical therapist, coach and dietitian at your beck and call. Sounds like a dream, right? For the...

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The Rundown – Making Adjustments

This past week was an absolute blur. I had to plan two back-to-back birthday parties for the boys (what was I thinking?) deal with inconsistencies in planning, a surprise doctor visit for Miles, freezing rain and just a crap load of pop-up items I didn't want to deal...

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Double Talk

I remember when the boys were babies, I used to stare at them in utter disbelief that there were two! Somedays I still cannot believe I have twins. I also remember thinking how it would ever be possible for these tiny little babies to talk? Just thinking that someday...

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Three Months, Three (Different) Races

In case you didn't know, I don't do one thing at a time. Even when I got pregnant, I had twins. I never take the easy way out (even when I should!) and often bite off more then I can chew but then put my head down and get.it.done. So, like a lot of things I take on, I...

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The Rundown – Endurance

I have a Momentum Jewelry bracelet that reads - Believe. Endure. Achieve.  It's the middle one that is tricky. There's no way around endurance training. There's no faking it in a race, either you have it or you don't. Building it will test your capacity to suffer, and...

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Tales From the Gym: Racism and Weirdness

It's been a long time since I've had the pleasure of writing one of these. Trust me, I have plenty of old stories in the vault, but I just love when a new one develops right before your eyes, and it's blogging gold. This is precisely what happened just yesterday, when...

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