Monthly Archives: January, 2012

“and then some…”

One of the coaches I follow is Todd Durkin. He coaches different Pro athletes and he is a strong believer in mental training as well. One of his key phrases is, “and then some”. He challenges people to do that little bit extra to get better. Today was a perfect day for me to remember …

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I asked for it!

John reminded me a couple of times this week that I asked for all of this… I hired a coach to push me and make me work hard. I did, didn’t I? These last week weeks have been tough – the workouts keep getting harder and harder and my body is getting tired and sore. …

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The Hardest Workout Ever…

I swear, it was. Although I have probably said that 100 times over the last few years. I remember when my first 30 Day Shred was the hardest ever… my first speed training session at the track training for my first 10K,,, maybe P90X… one of my many 20 milers training for the marathon… ok, …

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I love Sundays

Sunday is not a day of rest for me… it is the perfect day for one last long workout and tons of planning for the next week. I always like having the day to reflect on went well the past week and what didn’t. This week I think I had a good week, despite some …

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Second group ride and lessons learned

I was so excited to get my second invitation to ride with the wonderful group of cyclists I met last week. This time we were heading out to the country side of Bostic, NC. I didn’t even know this place existed. Wow – nice roads, beautiful scenery and lots of lovely, rolling hills. The ride …

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The Countdown Begins Again!

This week starts the next round of training… in 12 weeks I will have my first goal race of the year! It seems like I just finished training – it is funny to start all over again. And, to top it off it FEELS like I am starting all over again! In 12 weeks my …

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Happy Birthday to me!

Yesterday I celebrated my 43rd birthday. I had the BEST day and have never felt better. My 42nd year was fantastic with lots of goals attained and lots of new experiences. I am more excited than ever for this year! I have many new healthy challenges ahead of me… here is the line-up, so far, …

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