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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

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The Tri Newbie Chronicles: What I Learned From My First Triathlon

Hi everyone!  Now that my very first triathlon is over, I wanted to share some things that I learned from finishing my first tri.  Doing a “first” of any type of race is hard, but my first triathlon was definitely my most challenging “first” because it had so many different parts to try to prepare… Continue reading The Tri Newbie Chronicles: What I Learned From My First Triathlon

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The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Before The Race!

Hi everyone!  My time as a tri newbie is coming to an end very soon because my first triathlon is THIS SUNDAY!  I have no idea where the last 2 months went, but I guess I’m ready for race day!  Well, almost.  This is the time in my training where I am putting together all… Continue reading The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Before The Race!

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GNT Training: Week 7 & Some New Gear

Disclaimer: I received the Zensah Well Rounded Shorts 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!  Week 7 of Gold Nugget Tri training is complete, which means that I only have one more… Continue reading GNT Training: Week 7 & Some New Gear

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GNT Training: Week 6 & New Hydration Gear

Disclaimer: I received an Orange Mud Single Barrel HydraQuiver 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!  Week 6 of Gold Nugget Triathlon training is complete, which means there’s only 2 more weeks until… Continue reading GNT Training: Week 6 & New Hydration Gear

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GNT Training: Week 5 & My New Favorite Shades

Disclaimer: I received a pair of XX2i Bermuda Sunglasses 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!  Another week of training for the Gold Nugget Tri is complete, and it was a pretty… Continue reading GNT Training: Week 5 & My New Favorite Shades

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The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Running 101

Hi everyone!  Tri training is halfway done, and I’m almost not a tri newbie anymore!  But since I’m still in the middle of training, it’s time for another edition of the Tri Newbie Chronicles.  Today, it’s all about the run!  I’m not going to talk about running in a brick workout yet because if you… Continue reading The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Running 101

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GNT Training: Week 4

Hi everyone!  I can’t believe that my very first triathlon is only 4 weeks away!  I’ve been training for the Gold Nugget Tri for 4 weeks now, and while I’m excited about all the progress that I’ve made, I’m also so nervous about how much I need to accomplish in the next month!  Here’s what… Continue reading GNT Training: Week 4

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The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Buying Your First Road Bike

Hi everyone!  It’s been two weeks since my last edition of the Tri Newbie Chronicles, but I have to be honest – last week I was planning on posting about the run portion of the tri, but after finding out that my injury had returned I was just not mentally able to do it.  I’m… Continue reading The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Buying Your First Road Bike

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GNT Training: Week 3

Hi everyone!  Week 3 of Gold Nugget Triathlon training was mentally tough because my injury is back.  Yep.  I’ve had a few breakdowns about what this means for the future of my running ability, and I’m just so ready for my doctor’s appointment later today.  But, as always, training must go on!  And luckily I… Continue reading GNT Training: Week 3