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Workout Recovery

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Workout Recovery

Disclaimer: i’m not a doctor or dietician or sports nutritionist or anything… just someone that works out a lot and geeks out on nutrition research. Please consult your (nutrition savvy) doctor before making changes to your diet. Please and thanks! I’ve been thinking a lot about the best way to help my body recover after…

Welcome to TurboFitTuesdays!

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Welcome to TurboFitTuesdays!

Throwing out the first picture of myself i posted to this blog back in 2013! Is throwback tuesday a thing? Annnnyways WELCOME to TurboFitTuesdays!! I’m going to be hanging out here a bit more than I have been because i have been bursting with ideas and things i want to share but have legit struggled…

IMAZ: Race Recap

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IMAZ: Race Recap

I’ll do a full post of all the before/after/during details but this is just a race report of the actual race itself. My predictions for race day: I was super pumped with my finish time & all my events, really. I beat my predictions in everything! I was ready for anything to happen and was…

IMAZ Training: Race Week is Here!

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IMAZ Training: Race Week is Here!

I honestly can’t believe i haven’t been tracking this insane ironman training journey. probably because i’m always: Training Eating Sleeping Spacing out because i have no energy to do anything else! I am finally having some time in my life again this week & it’s weird… like… what did i used to do? did i…

IMAZ Course Preview Weekend

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IMAZ Course Preview Weekend

I wish I had been blogging this whole journey to my first ironman! Alas with three weeks to go I’ll start now. Better late than never? So… excel and beyond coaching hosted a fully supported bike course preview (support vehicles and amaaaaazing aid stations) so I had to check it out!! Originally I wanted to…

IMCA 70.3 Race Review – 2018

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IMCA 70.3 Race Review – 2018

Total Time: 7:28:00 Swim: 45:47 (2:25/100… but i did 200 extra so my actual time on my garmin is 1:58/100) T1:4:58 (thanks for my fastest T1 time ever, volunteers!) Bike: 3:49:13 (23.08kmph, 14.34mph) T2: 3:52 Run: 2:44:11 (7:05 min/km, 12:32 min/mi) If you want the details keep reading… if not you can just jump down…

What do you pack for a 545 mile bike ride? My ALC packing journey!

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What do you pack for a 545 mile bike ride? My ALC packing journey!

I’m so excited/nervous/terrified/pumped to embark on a 545 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles the first week of June. The full ride is 7 days and takes you down the coast of California to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS. Each of the more than 2,500 riders raises at least $3,000 and…

80 Day Obsession: Phase 3 Week 3

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80 Day Obsession: Phase 3 Week 3

whoa. it’s insane to think about how far i’ve come with 80 day obsession after finishing the first two phases & now getting towards the end of phase 3!! Just 2 more weeks of this phase and then peak week and i’m DONE! bananas! this is the first program in ages that i’ve stuck with,…

80 Day Obsession Week 4

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80 Day Obsession Week 4

It’s been a challenging first 21 days of adjusting to the higher demands of 80 day obsession- higher than any program i’ve ever tried before!! Not only are you doing super tough workouts but you’re also adjusting to a new way of eating. Trust the process. you get used to it!! My huge saving grace…

TurboFitHolidaze!

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TurboFitHolidaze!

Who wants to get fit with me this holiday season?! Let’s avoid the typical holiday weight gain (even though we know we’ll be going to parties & eating out like cray cray) and keep each other accountable!! Starting Monday, November 20 I’ll be kicking off 3 weeks of the 21 day fix: a fitness program…

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