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    • IMAZ Course Preview Weekend

      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 amaaaa...

      November 14, 2018
    • IMCA 70.3 Race Review – 2018

      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 m...

      August 01, 2018
    • What do you pack for a 545 mile bike ride? My ALC packing journey!

      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. Ea...

      May 16, 2018
    • 80 Day Obsession Week 4

      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 eat...

      February 05, 2018
    • Vegan Keto: Day 4

      Vegan Keto: Day 4

      so it’s been an interesting few days! The hardest part of this whole keto thing is mental. truly i crave pasta and chips and popcorn like 24/7. so this is really hard for me and i find myself constantly thinking “is this right for me? sho...

      December 08, 2017
    • Vegan Keto?!

      Vegan Keto?!

      I’ve decided to try it again. I’ve tried it before… kinda. But this time i’m really going to give it the good ol’ college try. And i’m not going to stress about it. I’m doing the one3one program from Chalene ...

      December 05, 2017
    • 3 Reasons to Surround Yourself with Like-minded People

      3 Reasons to Surround Yourself with Like-minded People

      Fresh off that beautiful thing i like to call a conference high. Conferences are so inspiring! invigorating! motivating! After a conference whether it’s about getting your life together, starting your own business, all the new things coming ou...

      July 23, 2016
    • Things I’ve Learned From Vegas

      Things I’ve Learned From Vegas

      I love the vegas. I first went to vegas in 1997 with my parents and I had just gone through a crazy experience: i fell down a mountain. But I was just scraped up. I’d survive… there was vegas to see!! I remember having to walk on the path...

      April 06, 2016
    • Boost your Immune System

      Boost your Immune System

      My recent bout with bronchitis and a sinus infection had me wondering about immune support… are there things I could be doing to better boost my immune system? I drink my shakeology every day, which definitely helps, but what else could i b...

      April 05, 2016


This Week’s Salad in a Jar

So i am really loving this whole salad in a jar thing. it’s so easy!! and there are so many stinking ways to make delicious salads and throw ’em in single serving jars that are ready to rock whenever i get hungry. This week I

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The Importance of Rest

  So if you know me you know my motto… can’t stop won’t stop! But this week i’ve had to stop. I’ve had this weird cough/cold thing for a few weeks now and haven’t slowed down a bit but monday it hit me.

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Comfort food

I’ve been under the weather the last couple weeks and fought it like crazy but I just can’t fight it any more. I have a bad cough and it won’t go away and it’s exhausting me! It wakes me up during the night and makes me

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What’s your power phrase?

I listened to Chalene johnson’s podcast “the Chalene show” this morning about power phrases and the importance of them and the difference between your power phrase and you’re mantra. My mantra, of course, is can’t

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Meal Planning

So far 2016 is off to a great start food-wise! I’ve tried a bunch of new recipes and have a new strategy to get my meals planned & make sure i’m sticking to a plan (and even making room for going out to eat!). The key is PLAN

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Should you add omega 3 supplements to your diet?

I feel like over the last decade a big fuss has been made about the importance of omega 3 oils and how you should get them by eating fish or supplementing with fish oil (hi there nasty fishy burps!). i personally never paid much attention to it, ...

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21 Day Fix: Vegan Style

Did you know there’s now a 21 Day Fix VEGAN PLAN?! Yep. More things moved over to the red column (so there are more options than just tofu, tempeh, and veggie burgers!) and now there are two types of yellows AND you get more yellow

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Simple Green Smoothies

so this month i’m doing an experiment… green smoothies every day! i was inspired by the ladies at Simple Green Smoothies. They have a program where you get recipes and shopping lists for a month of green smoothies! So far it’s

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Resolutions vs Goals

Did you make some 2016 resolutions? Already fall off the wagon? How about goals? did you set some goals? I bet they’re still in the works! This year I set some resolutions and made my list of 10 goals. To me a resolution is something like

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How to make your own (tempeh) bacon!

I love me some bacon! Tempeh bacon that is… For me tempeh was definitely an acquired taste so if you don’t fall in love with this bacon on the first shot it’s OK… there’s still hope for you! There are loads of other ...

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