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Announcing OTTER Tri Team

                             I am thrilled to announce the launch of the OTTER TRI Team!   Visit:  ottertriteam.com for the most up to date information.     After several … Continue reading

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TriKids Training

   TriKids Training in conjunction with the Houston Kids Triathlon is now at its half-way mark.    I am thrilled for the rest this weekend as we have time-off for Easter.  Upon return next week, there are four weeks before … Continue reading

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The Time Crunched Cyclist

  I recently spent an evening listening to Chris Carmichael, Olympic cycling coach, owner of CTS, and author of The Time-Crunched Cyclist, at Bike Barn in Houston.  He has recently published a new edition of the book, and it was interesting to hear his … Continue reading

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Run Fast, Eat Slow.

    THIS JUST ARRIVED!! I was introduced to this cookbook through a podcast by Another Mother Runner. I was impressed with the whole food choices. And after the podcast, ordered the book.   Run Fast, Eat Slow is an … Continue reading

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Considering Private Coaching?

After hearing the success stories of others who have completed their first road-race or triathlon, you want to compete in your first. Or you have no idea how to take your competition to the next level, competing in a longer … Continue reading

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Pedaling Technique Tips

Round and round, the wheels spin……. And the pedaled pushes, and pushes some more. But not really. We have this concept, perpetuated by many indoor cycling classes that the pedal stroke is just round and round. Participants bounce in the … Continue reading

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Hyponatremia— An Interview with a Survivor

Hyponatremia is defined by the Mayo Clinic as a condition that occurs when the level of sodium in your blood is abnormally low. Sodium is an electrolyte, and it helps regulate the amount of water that's in and around your … Continue reading

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And that’s a Wrap

Six weeks of camp. Six weeks of biking, running, swimming and bickering….. Yes, I said bickering. Camp. This is life. We had ten kids participate in the Triathlon Clinic at the Weekley YMCA this summer. We had four sets of … Continue reading

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Spa Girl Tri

On 1 October, I will be competing in the Spa Girl Triathlon, held in The Woodlands. I will be competing with two friends Mary and Amy. Amy has opted to train on her own, while I am actively coaching Mary. … Continue reading

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Summer Tri Camp

  I don't want you to miss out!   Beginning 20 June: Monday through Friday, 9am to 1pm. Runs through 29 July, with our triathlon on 30 July. All training held at the Weekley YMCA.   I look forward to … Continue reading

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