Five Steps to Get Any Fitness Goal You Want

I am a big believer that if you WANT something, if it’s a HELL YES for you, then you need to throw everything you have at it. This is not the time to tiptoe in and “hope” that something works. It’s the time to roar in (like a tiger) and scratch your line in the sand. (had to do the …

When Outside is OUT!

Years ago, my roommate had a universal gym machine in our apartment. We teased that it was a nothing but a very expensive laundry hanger. That was my only home gym experience for the longest. Then a friend trained for a century bike ride almost exclusively on an indoor bike trainer and that got my attention! As much as I …

Finish Strong

Finish Strong. Limit your effort if you need to, but always finish strong. I was brand new to road cycling. It was windy day and the ride was kicking my ass. I was finished but we were still miles from the end of the ride. Time to pull over and flag down the SAG vehicle (support that helps with problems …

What Happened Here?

In the big scheme of things, and coke and 2 pieces of pizza aren’t the end of the world. But, when it’s wayyyyyy outside of your norm, and there was no pre-thought of some “cheat meal” or anything, then there was a breakdown somewhere along the way. After the breakdown, I had to ask myself. What happened? I wasn’t sleeping …

Magic Tights?

I have a confession. I just spent $90 on a pair of running tights. Now, that may be entirely within your “normal” but not mine. Maybe you spring for the $130 pair on a regular basis (there were several people in the store on a first name basis with the sales clerk). I typically buy the “3 for $15 “ …