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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: triathlon
5 Handstand Lessons
Three years can seem like a long time to be on this weird Alice in Wonderland journey into the world of handstands. But really my acrobatic training age is barely out of it’s infancy. It stands in contrast to my … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged always learning, handstands, training, triathlon Leave a comment
Waiting for Tri Hunger
I will be celebrating my 20th year of triathlons at Heart Of the Lakes on July 16th. It’s a good time to remember how much I love swimming and running and biking. The world of triathlon has done so much … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged triathlon, triathlon bucket list goals, triathlon family, triathlon lessons, triathlon training 2 Comments
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
Team Velocikitty Snuggles
Team Velocikitty Snuggles – we’re fierce like Velociraptors but we play like kittens. Snuggly yet deceptively sharp and dangerous. I’ve missed several weeks of blogging but that’s been because I’ve been accumulating stories to tell you. Will and I went on our … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged dinosaurs, kitties, relay, Team Velocikitty Snuggles, triathlon, Winter Triathlon 3 Comments
5 Reflections. No Resolutions.
I don’t do New Years resolutions. Resolutions are just decisions that move you towards your goals. But every decision affects my future. And my goals are infinite; from the mundane and immediate to the eccentric and expansive. Heck, I put … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged 2016, 2017, goals, New Years, progress, reflections, resolutions, training, triathlon Leave a comment
A season of dinosaurs.
I always felt a bit like a lonely misfit in triathlon culture. I figured it was my outdated equipment, solo training, or playfulness in a disciplined sport. Little did I know the true cause. I was part dinosaur and just hadn’t … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged dinosaurs, finding your herd, Team Velocikitty Snuggles, training, triathlon, triathlon family 8 Comments
I’ve named my fear.
I have a stupid fear. It feels a little shameful. This really shouldn’t be a problem for me. See, I do triathlons that require me to train and race swimming in lakes. I teach a class on swimming in lakes … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, coaching, fears, fish, lake swimming, naming your fear, open water swimming, swimming, training, triathlon 4 Comments
Curiouser and Curiouser.
I’ve had a recurring dream. It’s very simple. I’ve had it for as long as I can remember. I’m sitting on the ground with my legs extended in front of me. Then gracefully I hinge forward. My belly lies atop … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, bodyweight training, dreams, flexibility, GMB Fitness, training, triathlon 6 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
I confess, I have had strange race dreams that I never disclosed here. They’ve made funny stories but I never thought much of them. Until one of them took on a life of it’s own. But let’s start with … Continue reading