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Kym's InstagramRunning 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.I feel like I’ve been shoveling nonstop for days ❄️❄️❄️😮💨💪🏽I loved shoveling at 9 months pregnant and I still do!
Tag Archives: challenge
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
Down the rabbit hole.
I feel unmotivated yet restless. I have a vague sense of athletic drive that is unmoved by the thought of swimming biking or running. It’s not to say I’m leaving triathlon. I totally want to do Beach2Battleship again. Nor have … Continue reading
The Next Goal
What’s next after last years big race? What would be a good challenge? Seeking type two fun is what make me an athlete, it’s who I am. I’m contemplating a couple races. Not another Iron Tri. Not yet. Maybe do … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged budgeting, challenge, goals, racing, running, triathlon, Type 2 Fun 1 Comment
We’re ready…. We’ve been towing weight around the track at the gym… I’ve towed 205lbs for a 1/2 mile. I’ve deadlifted 200lbs once. Now I feel somewhat prepared to haul Will out of the woods in an emergency. Although he’s … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures, Fitness Tagged camping, challenge, goals, training, winter camping 2 Comments
The Aftermath: B2B Race Epilogue
Oh sweet off-season. Beer and sleeping and sugar and wine and pajamas… It’s been seven weeks since my Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon finish. It was over four weeks before I could run pain free. It was over three weeks before … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, challenge, goals, iron distance triathlon, off-season, race report, triathlon, Type 2 Fun 3 Comments
The Last Three Miles: B2B race report part 3
“Why is she so happy?” A friend asked Will. “I’m on the run!” I told Will as I cruised by at an 8:00/mile pace. Generally friends and family would not be dismayed to see me smiling. They may have been less … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, challenge, finishing, first marathon, iron distance triathlon, racing, running, triathlon 6 Comments
Three reasons I feel like an athlete.
I’ve been second guessing myself. Who doesn’t? Ever since I did that crazy thing, paying an outlandish sum to do something even more outlandish. I’ve been wondering. How did I end up here? Do I belong here? This iron distance … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletes, athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, challenge, coaching, iron distance triathlon, kymsfavorite, racing, training, triathlon 7 Comments
A blister and a race.
To continue illustrate my dedication to Type 2 Fun I have two announcements. One, I have a blister. I think it started two weeks ago. When I biked 45min in too many pants because it was below zero and my … Continue reading
Again and again.
I am working on a new skill. I feel deeply out of my element. I often coach people to learn new skills such as swimming, or strength training, and now yoga. I tell people it’s ok if it feels unnatural, awkward, … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged athletics, challenge, goals, kymsfavorite, learning, meditation, Minnesota Zen Meditation Center, new skills, yoga Leave a comment