WOTD August 2-8, 2015

8/8/15 Got AT IT today on the bike.  Long ride day with nutrition practice.  GU (chocolate peanut butter) gel to start my ride, GU (salted caramel) at mile 7.  I should’ve pushed this second GU to around mile 9, then another at 20, which is about 40 minutes (as they say on the package).  Carried my aero bottle with just water and a bottle under me with Gatorade powder (orange…

August 8, 2015

Olympic Distance Training (fit for a half marathon)

I wanted to make a log of training for my half ironman, which I will be completing (hopefully) November 10, 2013 in Miami, Florida. I started off this training by completing my second half marathon (13.1 miles) on April 28, 2013.  I really didn’t train as much as I should have but see here for that training. My first triathlon was a sprint distance on June 2, 2013 see here for…

August 17, 2013

5 Week Training for a Sprint Triathlon (fit for a Half Marathon)

This plan is meant to begin from half marathon running capable (13.1 mile run), not from couch.  Also, I am not a licensed athletic director, physician, or qualified for medical/athletic advice.  Most of my training plans come from plans I tweak from online, what works best for me, and what my husband suggests from his past experiences.  Please consult a licensed physician before committing to intense physical activity.  I am…

June 1, 2013

An Epic Hawaiian Vacation

May 1, 2012

  After an exhausting week and a not-so-productive weekend, I think I have finally recovered from what was an EPIC 11-day trip to Hawaii.  The weather was a perfect 80 degrees and sunny (until the last day), the trip was adventure-packed, and the scenery was beautiful.  And in the end, I think I would fit in quite well there… Thursday, April 12 4 AM wake-up call for a 5 AM…