Heartfelt thanks to John Mercer and Bob Gamble of the Las Vegas Triathlon Club for inviting me to join them to talk "triathlon"! In this jam-packed 30-minute interview on John's YouTube channel, I shared my triathlon story including: How I got started in triathlonThe importance of having the right coachHow the Las Vegas Triathlon Club's events and camaraderie helped prepare … [Read more...] about My Guest Appearance: Las Vegas Triathlon Club Spotlight
I've got some seriously itchy feet. I wanna get outside. I wanna get trainin'. I wanna race. I just gotta decide what my goal race will be for 2022.* Will it be cycling? Race walking? Power walking? A return to triathlon? Choosing what to do will determine my training plans and "B Races." Those events help me track my progress, and keep me motivated when the Vegas heat … [Read more...] about My Spring 2022 Virtual Races
With the holidays behind us, we can all now take a deep breath and take a moment to accept the dreams, goals, and possibilities we see for ourselves in the year ahead. To help us get started on that journey is the following challenge, using gentleness and enjoyment to get OUR MINDS back into wanting daily physical movement, and setting a daily routine. Have FUN, and ignore … [Read more...] about Steppin’ It Up in January: A Mind & Power Walking Challenge
Last Monday, I came oh-so-close to signing up for the Mesquite Madness bicycle road ride set for today. My finger hovered over the "Register" button as a wild array of thoughts whirled around in my brain. Among them: "Oh man, you're not ready to ride 20 miles, much less this 35-mile citizen ride." "No problem! I'll skip the part of the course north of … [Read more...] about I Wanted to Ride Mesquite Madness, Happy I Didn’t!
In early January, after surviving the trials and turmoils of 2020, I found myself 17 pounds heavier, having to go up a size in pants, and feeling more breathless more often (not caused by wearing a mask). Time to start fresh. I began eating smaller meals with more veggies. I tried restarting my walking workouts by going to my favorite parks in the predawn hours in hopes of … [Read more...] about Strength Training: Am I Lifting or Simply Juggling?