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Kym's InstagramYou can run even if you don’t look like a “runner” and you can enjoy running even if you aren’t a “runner” and you can be a runner even if you don’t enjoy it all the time. #runasyouare #runningforanyone #IH❤️TErunningThis year feels SO DIFFERENT at my 5th #WCS2023 Women Coaches Symposium.Running when you can’t really run… I’ve been doing 10min “runs” in my basement. Normally the weekly track run is my one quality workout a week. So many times this morning I thought about not going or about quitting. Instead I ran with a much slower pace group and I’m so glad I did!Don’t confuse years with forever or never.
Tag Archives: biking
Identities – Part One
In this last year there are two identities that I’ve learned to claim. Biker, and Woman of Color. I don’t just bike. I am a Biker. It doesn’t matter what kind of bike, or how fast I am, or … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged Asian American, being a Biker, bike commuting, biking, Person of Color, racial identity, Woman of Color 1 Comment
What A Ride
Holy moley. What a ride it’s been. Eleven years ago I hated biking. I wanted to like it so much. I wouldn’t have admitted it back then, but I HATED it. Was terrified of it. Just getting on a bike made … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged Adventure Race, bike crash, biking, challenge, goals, Mt. Biking, Team Velocikitty Snuggles, triathlon, Type 2 Fun, winter biking 4 Comments
banana potato energy bars
I’m drafting more interesting blog posts, they’re just not ready yet. Or I’m not ready… But I can tell you it’s that exciting time of year where spring seems to feel more like a reality than a dream. It’s that time … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Kym Cooked Tagged banana, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, biking, energy bars, Feed Zone Portables, healthy food, potato, training, triathlon 2 Comments
Swim and Bike: B2B race report part 2
Saturday October 17th 2015 I was ready for my 4am alarm. I ate, stretched, and pooped – ahhhh – all the important stuff out of the way. Now to actually start the race. In the grand scheme of things, this part seems … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, biking, iron distance triathlon, race report, racing, swimming, triathlon 8 Comments
OMFG – Taper. Finally.
It’s been 5 grueling weeks since the bike crash. Today I ended my last “long” ride sobbing. I’m too spent to be witty. Here’s a recap of my rollercoaster. The week of the crash I did nothing. I’ve never done so much … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged Beach2Battleship Triathlon, bike crash, biking, training, Type 2 Fun 4 Comments
Bike Badge Earned.
I was in triage at an ER trying not to hyperventilate. My mom was saying “Yoga breaths. Take yoga breaths.” One kind nurse looked me in the eye and sternly told me to get my breathing under control. After assessing my vitals … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, biking, crash, injury, kymsfavorite, training, triathlon, wound 4 Comments
Not A Blister
Denial – had it so bad and I didn’t even know it. Because I was avoiding it. Sometimes there is nothing you can or should do. This was not the case. Remember way back in March when I said I had … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged biking, saddle sore, training, triathlon 4 Comments
Why did I not try this sooner? I have never really liked energy bars, gels, and chews. It’s just that sometimes you can’t just not eat. I get tired, and crabby, and then unfocused. That can be down right dangerous on … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Kym Cooked Tagged athletics, bars, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, biking, eggs, feed zone, food, fuel, training, triathlon 2 Comments
Made possible by napping
This post is brought to you by the power of naps. And kittens. And beer. Napping with kitties, then drinking beer.
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, biking, friends, napping, napping with kitties, training, triathlon 4 Comments
A Fun Upgrade: Training With Friends.
It would have been Type 2 Fun alone. Because I was with a friend it was more like 1.5 Fun. With a friend it’s more of an adventure when things don’t go as planned. I often train alone. I like the … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, biking, running, training, training with friends 1 Comment