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A practical process to prepare for performance pressure

You’ve trained hard for your big day and are physically ready and peaked to give it your best. You know exactly what you need to do to execute your race or competition plan and show the world what kind of performance you and your coach know you’re capable of doing! 555 more words

The Upswing


The infamous second trimester.  It’s hard, hard to believe that we really made it here.  And yet, I’m still not breathing regularly…three miscarriages in a year will do a little something to your innocence, you know? 1,669 more words


Cocophany Of Voices - The Final Few Steps @trailrunningmag @runnersworld 


There’s 6 weeks left to get everything sorted, to finish physical training and mental training.

It’s getting trickier to balance work time and training time along side publicising… 305 more words


Friday, June 5, 2015, "The School of the Bike"

Your bike is your teacher. You may call it Trek High, The Specialized School, The School of Schwinn, or The Giant School. Every biker is a student. 211 more words

Rounding First Base


Bear with me.  I’m not a baseball enthusiast, but it just occurred to me that there are three bases to round before hitting home base in baseball, which in my mind, correlate to the trimesters of gestation.   380 more words




I remember, when I was pregnant with my son Clark, I was overwhelmed by the amount of information I felt like I needed (or wanted) to consume, the research I needed to do about all sorts of baby-having-and-raising subjects, and the sheer number of products and technologies I was led to believe (or already believed) I simply “couldn’t live without.” 574 more words


mother's day yellowknife multisport club 5K race

Let me just say, I now have a first race under my belt. So that’s good. There will be fewer surprises next time.  I ran/walked the race and overall feel like I could have done better; like I am physically capable of more but sadly, mentally not so much.   808 more words