Daring to bear… the day before

  One. More. Day. Actually at the point of writing this I am at less than a day, so try 8 hours from starting my first Olympic Triathlon. Today was packet pick-up and a practice swim. The swim would be more accurately described as a practice dip with my sausage suit on. Yes, sausage suit….

spun out… my life as a spin instructor

My spinning journey started back in September, with my first job at a local studio called Stroga. In the midst of me making some big life decisions… which include my current desk job office space looking like this: Because yea, I am leaving cubicle life for start your own business life. That said, I got…

Daring to Bear…the food edition

Nutrition is pretty darn important this week too. I plan to eat the hell out of some veggies, while also upping my protein intake so I recover well (so more protein shakes for me). Carbo-loading? Meh… not for me. I’ll stick to carbohydrates I know I can handle, so mainly complex ones from vegetables with…

Daring to Bear… the week before

One. More. Week. This is what some would consider their taper week. I like to think of it more as a week where I try not to do anything new (so I won’t be sore). I’ll have one more day of heavy lifting for legs, and then leave the rest to my usual workouts. Also……

vegan for a day, or ya know maybe a month

I am obsessed with the whole “eat clean” and “plant-based” movements recently. Nothing against meat, because I still like it. So much so that I originally thought of this *brilliant* idea to go vegan for an entire month, and then quickly redacted (it’s grilling season, so fuck that noise). I certainly have been eating significantly…

PeasantMan

As planned, I opened up the triathlon season with the High Cloud PeasantMan Triathlon. This race is truly for the High Cloud Foundation, as all proceeds from the race go directly to the charity. I was really impressed with the way DC Tri Club volunteered and setup the event. I treated this race as a…