Eating While Travelling

Eating While Travelling

I recently spent a week down in LA to attend a training camp and spend a few days just enjoying being somewhere where snow and cold does not exist (seriously, I came home to snow and -20 Celsius). One of the things that I personally find stressful while travelling is eating.  To give you some context (if you have not read any of my previous posts), I have digestive issues that I need to take into consideration.  There are certain foods I can’t eat without going into what can be described as a full blown gallbladder attack or make me

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Pain In the Saddle

One of the biggest complaints I hear from cyclists of all levels (specifically women) is pain the saddle.  For some it’s as simple as their butt gets numb and some experience pain so bad that they don’t want to continue cycling (which, quite frankly makes me sad). Ladies, I’m here to help and here to let you know that you can do something to make your time in the saddle much more enjoyable.  As someone who’s been cycling and racing both triathlon and road cycling for over ten years, I too have experienced some serious discomfort on the bike.  But,

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Why Strength Training is Crucial For Me

One of the things I love about with race season being over is getting back into strength training.  Let me be clear here, when I say strength training, I’m talking about lifting some heavy weights.  Before I met Dean, I did some lifting but I made the mistake of not pushing myself in the weight room.  I was doing the more “endurance” based weights with lighter weights and doing 2×15-20 reps of things.  I wasn’t deadlifting.  I wasn’t doing chin ups.  I wasn’t bench pressing with the bar.  I wasn’t hip thrusting with the bar (or at all).  I just

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