Do Athletes Drink Soda?

  A question was recently asked to a group I was with: Do athletes drink soda or Coca-Cola? So, do athletes drink soda? While the average non-athlete would quickly answer that question with a “no” because it’s an unhealthy drink loaded with artificial ingredients, additives and sugar, my answer was “yes”. There are a lot of […]

Long Beach Island 18 Mile Run

  I have two favorite places in this world, Lake Placid, NY (aka LP) and Long Beach Island, NJ (aka LBI). Actually, let’s change that to three and add Hawaii to the list. Lake Placid and LBI are just a bit easier for me to get to 🙂 The Long Beach Island 18 Mile Run […]

Progressing in Triathlon and Running

    Progressing in triathlon and running takes planning and understanding of workouts, physiology, and the individual athlete. Have you ever done a workout or exercise and wondered “Why haven’t I done this before?” Some athletes have wondered why they weren’t doing the workouts or exercises they’re doing now when they started with the sport or […]

Ironman Village Review at Ironman Lake Placid

Ironman Village Review at Ironman Lake Placid Lake Placid (aka LP) is one of my absolutely favorite towns. Ironman weekend in this town is amazing. Summer is the busiest season there, and Ironman weekend is the busiest weekend of the year. If you’re from the east coast or the NY metro area, you’ll most likely run […]

Staying Fit While Traveling

    I’m writing this while sitting in a hotel room during a road trip, so staying fit while traveling has been on the front of my mind lately. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, it can sometimes be a challenge to stay at your current level of fitness. But with some planning, it […]

Castle Rock Mini Incline

I recently visited my favorite little loop of a trail in Colorado, the Castle Rock mini incline. If you want a fun and challenging workout, check out the Challenge Staircase in Castle Rock, CO. Also know as the Mini Incline, this is a great workout that starts with 200 steps going up the trail followed […]