Today was the first mtb race of the season. I really didn’t want to take it seriously, but let’s admit it – as soon as the word “GO!” I wasn’t necessarily fooling around. To say I was a little nervous prior to the race would be an understatement. You’d think I’d be over it by… Read More The race season has begun!
These last two months, I’ve been laying low… taking my weekends easy because before long, almost every weekend is going to be jam packed with good stuff. Yes, as typical, I bite off more than I can chew. But the good thing, is that being busy does tends to keep me out of trouble. Even… Read More Calm, almost gone!
You know the saying, “Athletes train 24/7″… as in, you’re not just an athlete when you’re training, it requires discipline in sleep, rest, food, hydration… and it’s time to clean up the non-ride activities. *sigh* I know that I’ve been ramping up the training, but I’m kinda of tired of my legs feeling like lead.… Read More Good Sleep & Nutrition
When I was young, I’d be scared of noises in the night. No, let’s face it, even well into my adulthood – if I hear something go “bump” in the night – my reaction is to freak out and over think it. But what happened this week infuriated me. I got “bumped” not once, but… Read More Bump in the Night
This week, I can see that there will be a struggle. Training vs. Life. Training: Get stronger, quality rides, tempo rides, focus on fitness, a little weight room action (add in eating well and yoga). Life: The J.O.B. that pays the bills, Dad’s birthday, my BFF is in from the UK. I’m a bit Type A… Read More Struggling in between