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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.
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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
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
Bear with me – overflowing gratitude.
I have been celebrating my epic effort with equal (or greater) laziness. Four day road trip followed by two days in bed with the kitties and Netflix. Tomorrow the party of quiet fuzzy sloth has to come to an end. … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, gratitude, iron distance triathlon, strength training, thank you, training, triathlon 2 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
8 weeks to go. 5 weeks until taper. 4 key workouts. Is it time to panic now? We’ll drive 1350 miles, over 20 hours, in 3 days. So that I can race 140.6 miles in under 17 hours. I am … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, meal planning, planning, training, training plan, triathlon 2 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
More Energy Noms
Sadly I am out of the baked egg and cheese bites and the strawberry and cream sandwiches. Thankfully there are now raspberry mint rice bars and scallion pancakes in the freezer. Not only are these things great athletic fuel, … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Kym Cooked Tagged athletics, energy bars, Feed Zone Portables, healthy food, training, triathlon 1 Comment
The Reluctant Report
I raced last week, but I don’t really want to talk about it. I want my life back. Three more months until I get my life back. Well, my non-triathlon life anyway. Big goals can take a lot of … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Heart Of The Lakes Triathlon, race report, racing, training, triathlon, Type 2 Fun Leave a comment
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