BibRave Pro · Bike · Product Review · Weekend

How Triathletes Can Help Save the Planet

Disclaimer: I received the Eagle Creek Pack-It Sport Active Set to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Happy belated Earth Day everyone!  I don’t think I really paid much attention to this holiday until… Continue reading How Triathletes Can Help Save the Planet

Bike · HIking · Living in Alaska · Weekend · Winter

Trying (and Failing At) Some Things

This weekend was a perfect spring weekend in Alaska. The sun was up longer than it was down, there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and the temperatures were in the 30s. It was the perfect weekend to get outside!  On Saturday I planned on laying around and being lazy, but my friend wanted to… Continue reading Trying (and Failing At) Some Things

Bike · HIking · Swim · Training · Triathlon

GNT Training Week 1: Just Keep Swimming

This week was my unofficial start of training for the Gold Nugget Triathlon, and like I mentioned before I’ve definitely got no official training plan that can fit my crazy life right now.  I can’t run yet, so my “running” training is coming from long hikes and from all the work I’m doing in PT until… Continue reading GNT Training Week 1: Just Keep Swimming

Bike · Swim · Triathlon

Spring Racing Plans

I’ve got some exciting news today!  It’s been a long time since I’ve done a race due to my SI joint injury, and I definitely miss the feeling of signing up for a race, training for something hard, and crossing the finish line.  I’m going to be starting a slow, supervised return to running in… Continue reading Spring Racing Plans

BibRave Pro · Bike · Product Review · Winter

Staying Visible in the Winter: Brilliant Reflective Review

Disclaimer: I received Brilliant Reflective Iron-On and Stick-On Reflective Strips to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  This weekend was the first weekend in a while where we stayed in town instead of… Continue reading Staying Visible in the Winter: Brilliant Reflective Review

Bike · HIking · Kayaking · Weekly Wrap

A Week of Favorites

Hi everyone!  It’s Monday again, and instead of thinking about a week of work ahead (blah) I’m thinking about my past week of workouts.  We had some pretty awesome fall weather here in Alaska, and I was able to spend lots of time outdoors doing my favorite things! Monday:  Off day Tuesday: My epic bike… Continue reading A Week of Favorites

BibRave Pro · Bike · Product Review

Five Things You Need in a Bike Helmet

Disclaimer: I received the Rudy Project Sterling helmet to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  It’s Friday, and time for another Friday Five with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney.  This week, I’m focusing on… Continue reading Five Things You Need in a Bike Helmet

Bike · Living in Alaska

My Tour Du Anchorage

Hi everyone!  We’ve been having some lovely fall weather here in Anchorage, and I’ve still got a few things on my bucket list before the snow falls at sea level.  So on Tuesday after work I decided that it was the perfect day to go on a biking adventure around Anchorage!  Ever since moving from… Continue reading My Tour Du Anchorage

Bike · HIking · Injury · Kayaking · Swim · Trail Running · Yoga

Fall Fitness Goals

Hi everyone!  Fall is almost officially here, and in Alaska that means a total change of daily life for those of us that live here.  It’s going to become a very dark place with lots of slippery outdoor conditions soon, and it always seems like the transition from summer to fall is a big change… Continue reading Fall Fitness Goals

Bike · Kayaking · Swim · Weekend

An Adventurous Long Weekend

Hi everyone!  I’m sad that Labor Day weekend is over, because it’s something I always look forward to.  My husband and I met on Labor Day weekend way back in sophomore year of college, and this year was our 10 year anniversary.  How crazy is that?! From 19 year olds at the University of Pittsburgh… Continue reading An Adventurous Long Weekend