Exploring New Trails & New Shoes – 361 Degrees-Spire 3

See that cracked dry trail? Yes, it is the scorched earth that is otherwise known as "Austin, Texas in July." The forecast for the next week includes satanic temperatures of 105, 106 and 107 degree days. Well, hell, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, right? Might as well turn up the heat and make … Continue reading Exploring New Trails & New Shoes – 361 Degrees-Spire 3

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Austin Fit Magazine – July, 2018 – Going Further with Food

This article appears at Austin Fit Magazine Food affects everything from mood to performance. Whether you’re training for competition or working out to stay in shape, Monitoring what Goes into your body and when can help you perform to your best ability. Ever seen a bonk in action? For those who don’t know the term, … Continue reading Austin Fit Magazine – July, 2018 – Going Further with Food

Active.com – 7 Triathlon Nutrition Myths and Misconceptions

Perhaps you've seen a social media post from a friend touting the benefits of a ketogenic diet, or maybe you've skimmed a short article about the miraculous results of training in a fasted state. "Why not try it," you ask yourself. "If it worked for that person, it must be healthy!" People hold on to … Continue reading Active.com – 7 Triathlon Nutrition Myths and Misconceptions

Training with a Tailwind

In 2013, my husband and I, a couple of flatlanders from Austin, Texas, thought it would be fun to head to the mountains for the historic and adventurous Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. This 50-mile ride starts in Durango, Colorado and takes you up over two 10,000ft mountain passes and into Silverton while you (yeah, right) … Continue reading Training with a Tailwind

Austin Fit Magazine – June 2018 – Canyon Adventure Training

The original article can be found at Austin Fit Magazine Thousands of people descend and ascend the famous Bright Angel and South Kaibab Trails of the Grand Canyon annually. While it’s not easy, there is one unofficial trek reserved for the crazy: a one-day Rim-to-rim-to-rim Crossing. While it’s not an official event, conquering rim-to-rim-to-rim has … Continue reading Austin Fit Magazine – June 2018 – Canyon Adventure Training