12 Long Run Essentials

Going out on a short run is easy. Throw on your running clothes and shoes, slap on the Road ID, the heart rate monitor and decide whether it will be a quiet or rock ‘n roll run. The long run…that takes a little more planning. As I start picking up my mileage (last weekend we […]

Ironman Training: Week 8 Pains & Gains

As we wrap up week 8 of ironman training, I’m happy to report that I have reached a milestone: I biked 56 miles! And not just flat miles, there were hills and my legs were in some major pain! The ride was part of the DC Tri Club’s Annual Brick-Nic, which is a Brick followed by a Picnic. […]

How to Stick to Your Workouts While Traveling

I am not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, because most resolutions are doomed to fail. In January, The University of Scranton reported that only 8% of people are successful in achieving their resolution, yet year after year, we continue making them. I’m guilty of being part of the cycle too, but this year I […]