Ironwoman Wednesday: Mental Strength

It’s Wednesday, which means Jamie at From Couch to Ironwoman, Michelle at IronwomanStrong and I are back for another Ironwoman Wednesday! If this is your first time here, welcome! Ironwoman Wednesday is a weekly link-up where we share our stories and experiences about various triathlon related topics. In the past few weeks we’ve discussed swim, open water swim, bike, run, […]

My Awesome Workout Partners

Today’s My Inspiration is dedicated to two people who have continuously motivated me during this Ironman training journey: my awesome workout partners Pablo and Cat. In January, I wrote on my old blog “I typically like working out alone and have always looked at those Find a Workout Partner articles and thought, not me, I don’t really […]

Remembering My First Olympic Triathlon

I’m not going to lie, post-half Ironman I’ve struggled a little to get back into training. I reached a giant milestone when I crossed the finish line in Raleigh and my body and mind took full advantage of relaxing at the beach. Neither is completely ready to jump back into 15+ hour training weeks, so I dug into the archives for […]

My Triathlon Inspiration: Holli

Today I am starting a Motivation Monday series called My Inspiration. Since launching LeanGreenIslandGirl I have had the pleasure of becoming a Girls Gone Sporty, I’m Fit Possible and SweatPink ambassador. These communities have brought me a lot of inspiration, but I also had inspiration before I joined these communities! On the next few Motivation […]

The Race That Changed Me

Today I decided to look back into the IslandGirLoves2Tri (my old blog)’s archive. I found a post about a race I did last year on Mother’s Day; the Ladies’ Choice Sprint Triathlon. If you are in Northern Virginia and are curious about triathlons, I highly recommend one of Tri It Now‘s sprint or super sprint distance […]