Changing Your Mindset: Making the Transition from Off-Season to ON

10 Tips for Transitioning Back into Training and Making 2018 Your Greatest Year Yet!

Let’s face it – is the thought of sleeping in more appealing than your bike trainer at 5am on a Monday morning? I don’t blame you. This time of year, with the holidays behind us, and a looming race season ahead – It can be tough to make the transition from party mode back into training mode. … More Changing Your Mindset: Making the Transition from Off-Season to ON

My Journey to becoming an Ironman Pro Triathlete

On January 26, 2018, I had the incredible honor of being inducted into the Mid Maryland Tri Club (MMTC) Hall of Fame. This was my acceptance speech. My attempt to express in words the immeasurable depth of my gratitude to the group of caring individuals that have supported me, encouraged me, and made the dream of becoming a professional athlete possible. The best way, I concluded, to help them understand the pivotal role they had played in my life, would be to share my journey of becoming an Ironman athlete and the role that endurance sports has played in helping me to overcome the tragedy, struggle, injustice and heartache that is life. I would not be where I am today without this club. … More My Journey to becoming an Ironman Pro Triathlete

Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipe (Vegan/Paleo)

Hosting a holiday cookie swap? One-up the competition with these delicious sugar cookies made from my favorite vegan protein powder! Healthyskoop Secretly Healthy Holiday Cookies ¾ cup Healthyskoop Plant-Powered Boosted Protein in Vanilla ¾ cup almond flour ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. baking powder ¼ cup coconut sugar ½ cup coconut oil, melted 2 … More Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipe (Vegan/Paleo)

Should You Make Your Ironman A Destination Race Vacation?

As published on Coloradotriathlete.com on October 3, 2017. As fall arrives so does Kona, and the thought of racing in an exotic, tropical location may cross more than one triathlete’s mind. That said, is it really a good idea to make your next Ironman (or your first) a destination race vacation? Here is pro triathlete … More Should You Make Your Ironman A Destination Race Vacation?