Weekly Workouts: 8/6 – 8/12

The countdown is on we are officially only 6 weeks until race day. I had one of my biggest training weekends thus far and can’t wait to see things come together these next couple of weeks [hopefully]. Monday 8/6: 3200 swim + Maintenance Monday 4 X 50 desc. pace 300 Drills of your choice 4…

Siesta Sprint Triathlon Recap

Another race in the books and the final race before toeing the line at Ironman Chattanooga in September for 144.6. The race was originally supposed to be a triathlon, but due to water quality in the Gulf and the Red Tide we ended up just doing a Duathlon. Kind of bummed because I’ve been really…

2 Month Countdown: Week 7/30-8/3

Well hello to another week of training and loving life. I hope you all are having a great summer and just living each day to it’s fullest. And of course crushing training and miles. Monday 7/30: 3250 yard swim + Maintenance Monday 4 x 50  300 drills 5 x 300 at T-pace  100 kick easy 5…

My July Recap

Hello August and we have only 2 months to go!!! WHOAAAA!!! I can hardly believe it.  July just flew by. For all you data people, here is a little recap of my July training! Swimming: Total Distance 14.33 mi Total Activity Time 8:20:12 h:m:s Activity Calories 3,486 Cycling: Total Distance 544.19 mi Total Activity Time…

9 Weeks and Counting

We are in the single digits for weeks to go. How can this be? I watched Ironman Lake Placid on last Sunday and got chills knowing that in 9 weeks I’ll be on the same journey to tackling my first full Ironman (and actually 144.6.) Monday 7/23: Rest Day + Maintenance Monday If you are…

New Shoe Day for Rama…10 Weeks To Go

Back to another big week of training and miles. Feeling good thus far coming off a relatively light week. Monday 7/16: 2500 yards swimming + 55 minutes yoga Tuesday 7/17: Orangetheory + 5.50 mile run 1 mile WarmUp 4 x 800 – 2 minute recoveries 1.5 mile CoolDown Wednesday 7/18: 1:30 bike + 20 minute…

Weekly Workouts 7/9 – 7/15

Almost to single digits which is kind of scary, but the volume is building and I’m getting excited. And yes, excited even after all the flats and this heat. I’m getting through it and am ready for yet another big week ahead. I’ll keep this short, but last week was light and I liked it….

A Century Kinda Weekend

Last weekend was such a big weekend of things that I can’t wait to talk about. Let’s start with Saturday…. Saturday was a rest day because we had our bike fitting at Aeropro Coaching & Performance in Tampa, FL. I got up and did 45 minutes of yoga and made a giant breakfast. We met with…

Holiday Week and July 4th Festivities

12 Weeks to go….and Hello July. First week of the month and it was definitely a busy one. Monday 7/2: 1 hour 20 minute bike Tuesday 7/3: Orangetheory + Core + 2850 yard swim Wednesday 7/4: Happy July 4th Started the day with an hour bike, 4 mile run and then a 2,012 yard open water…

Weekend Recap Back Home

Rewind to Friday…let’s weekend all over again. This past weekend I had the opportunity to travel back home to PA and MD and boy was it a BLAST. It was so great to see everyone and enjoy two days of rest.  I haven’t taken consecutive days off since Gulf Coast 70.3 in May so looking forward…