Posts Tagged 'goals'

Lift Things Up and Put Them Down and Other Goals for 2015

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Lift Things Up and Put Them Down and Other Goals for 2015

Does anyone else look at weekends as an opportunity to get in more training? That’s where I’m at right now. I’m coming off of a long Valentine’s/President’s Day weekend where the aim of each day, besides keeping my flowers alive and my chocolates from disappearing, was to get in solid workouts and resting the remainder of the day. With an average high of 18 degrees this weekend, the latter was pretty easy to do.

That said, I’ve been thinking a lot ...

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Capping Off 2014

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Capping Off 2014

Since I last wrote about USAT National Age Group Championships, there have been a few momentous happenings. Unfortunately, “momentous” doesn’t always mean positive, but we’ll get to that. First, the good – a week after my peak race at Nationals, I coasted for a week until the Lewisburg Triathlon, which was also Herb’s triathlon debut!

I took off some time and started to focus more on running ...

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Season Review & Off-Season Goals

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Season Review & Off-Season Goals

I think that every driven triathlon (nay, person) is their own toughest critic. I remember speaking with my super human teammate Jess after her Lake Placid race. The disappointment in her voice was palpable, and I laughed as I responded to her own scathing critique of her race, “You are such a triathlete!”

But I get it. Hidden within my words of encouragement is a deep empathy for the way she expressed frustration with her race. It’s something very hard to ...

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