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The Spandex Crowd

I originally wrote this for Facebook, but wanted to keep it easier to find here in my blog.  I am truly blessed to now live in a town that has patience and understanding for those who pedal, but I know this attitude doesn’t exist everywhere, and I know even in my cycling utopia, there are people who feel more anger and annoyance sadly. 556 more words


What Does “Strength Training” Mean to You?

The topic for discussion at the Santa Barbara Triathlon Club March meeting, hosted by club prez Aldous Pabon, was myth busting. Aldous brought together a panel of local coaches, Matt Trost, Jason Smith, John Abrami, and nutritionist in training Chris Latham, with yours truly, to try and separate the facts from the fiction from a list of triathlon training and racing myths. 1,404 more words


Perfect debut for ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi... so what next?

Swim caps and cycle helmets off to the people behind ITU’s debut in the Gulf with the triathlon in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, which proved to be a successful first outing. 446 more words


USA Triathlon Names 2014 Elite Triathletes of the Year

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — ITU World Champion Gwen Jorgensen headlines the 13 honorees selected as the 2014 Elite Triathletes of the Year, announced by USA Triathlon and selected by the National Governing Body’s Athlete Advisory Council (AAC). 786 more words


Reunited and It Feels So Good

Last year the bees buzzed with angst and restlessness. Their constant hum was of disapproval and disappointment was draining. I was so unsettled.

I allowed myself to be derailed in training. 577 more words

So many updates!

Dustin and I have been keeping busy with work, training, life, etc… so I thought since we haven’t blogged in a while, I’d sum it up in bullets what has been going on with each of us… Christmas – Dustin got me new tri cycling shoes… he knows the way to my heart (only to have to ship them back because they were the wrong size – better shoes than clothes ;)) – I got him new Newton’s and Wattie gear only to have him ask ‘where’s the big one at?’ – I let him know his custom Dash saddle was a one time deal and he shouldn’t have gotten used to it. 399 more words


Orange County, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach best Personal Trainer

Orange County’s best personal trainer and sports conditioning trainer Nanci Goedecker discusses her background as an endurance athlete and as a well seasoned coach for athletes. 117 more words

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