Category Archives: Swimming

126 Hours with No Sweets (Recipe: Pistachio Crusted Asparagus)

I made it 126 hours with no sweets! From 3:30pm on August 3rd until 9:30pm on August 8th.  I can’t remember the last time I went that long without sweets.  Some days were harder than others!  And I broke the … Continue reading

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Your Body Running an Ultra (Recipe: Mushroom, Onion and Mozzarella Frittata)

Recipe for disaster?  Maybe not.  Evolutionary history suggests that it’s in our nature to run long distances.  But what happens to our body when we race these kinds of distances? Most ultra-marathoners run a 30-miler two times per month.  Some … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Has Begun! #NYCMarathon #16weekstogo (Recipe: Tomato Bread)

Marathon training has officially begun!  The NYC Marathon is 16 weeks away!  Well, 15.5 weeks if we are getting technical here.  And I am stoked! I am starting to feel stronger from my base training the last 6 weeks.  I … Continue reading

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INSANITY Day 2 & Endocannabinoids (Recipe: Brookies)

First, it’s really like Day 3 of INSANITY since I did a double workout yesterday. Second, two days of INSANITY in a row is HARD.  Really hard.  But Jessica (the instructor) was awesome and put the World Cup game on … Continue reading

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My Kind Of, Sort Of Unofficial Sprint Triathlon (Recipe: Cream Cheese and Chive Omelette)

750 meter swim.  12 mile bike ride.  3.1 mile run. That is what constitutes a sprint triathlon according to Wikipedia. Technically, I completed one yesterday.  It was not official by any means.  But after I posted about swimming, biking and … Continue reading

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Swim. Bike. Run. (Recipe: Pork and Cheddar Meatballs)

Well, my order was:  Swim.  Run.  Bike. Yep!  I did it, folks!  All three parts of a tri in the same day. I FINALLY went to the Optimist Park pool this morning at 5am.  50 meters!  The length of the … Continue reading

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A Brick Workout (Recipe: Raisin Cookies)

I did one of my first brick workouts yesterday! What is a “brick workout” you ask? Well, a brick workout refers to the stacking of two disciplines during the same workout, one after the other with minimal to no interruption … Continue reading

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