Tried It Tuesday: GRID Foam Roller

Back for another Tried It Tuesday to bring you another awesome item I will have in my auction starting TOMORROW (Aug 20, 2014): The GRID Foam Rollers! Pablo and I are just 6 days away from our first Ironman. While my emotions are all over the place, I know we are ready! One of the things […]

Tried It Tuesday: Calf Sleeves & Socks by PRO Compression

If you’ve read any of my recovery posts (5 Things I Love About Recovery or Ironwoman Wednesday: Recovery), you know I’m a fan of compression gear, BIG fan. I don’t go anywhere without my compression socks, so when I was given the opportunity to review PRO Compression calf sleeves as a SweatPink Ambassador, I jumped […]

Ironwoman Wednesday: Recovery

Welcome back to another Ironwoman Wednesday with Jamie at From Couch to Ironwoman, Michelle at IronwomanStrong and me! We’re all training for Ironman Louisville, which is just 4 1/2 weeks away, and are coming together every Wednesday to share our journeys and talk triathlon with all you other half and full Ironmen and women! Today we’re talking recovery! […]

Friday Five: Fitness Snapshots (Week 19 of IM Training)

I can’t believe we’re reaching the end of Week 19 of Ironman Louisville training! Week 19!! That means we only have 6 weeks left until race day! To celebrate reaching this point in training I decided to join Mar from Mar on the Run!, Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What?! for […]

Friday Five: 5 Things I Love About Recovery

Many athletes dread their days off. Tapers and rest weeks make them cranky and don’t even get me started on forced rest due to injury. What we’re forgetting when we complain is this magical formula: Training = Workout + Recovery. Recovery is an important part of training particularly for endurance athletes and it’s something I have learned […]