11/26/15 Arizona Road R...

2015 was my third time competing in the Arizona Road Racers Thanksgiving Day Classic 10 Miler.  It’s a fun event, with pies for top finishers, and usually gets a good turn out of people because it offers both a 10-mile and a 5k.   After Austin 70.3, I took an entire week off, a week of...

Race Day Nutrition

Here is a breakdown of what I normally use for my race day nutrition.  Keep in mind that everyone has different needs.  I tend to need more calories than most. Always make sure you practice something new or different in training before ever using it during a race.   Pre-race...

Strength Training For T...

As an undergrad in the Kinesiology Department at TCU, I learned a lot about muscle physiology and different training methods lead to different physiological changes.  Importantly, I learned how strength training is important for EVERY type of athlete, no matter the sport, be it...

11/8/15 Ironman Austin ...

                        I raced Ironman Austin 70.3 for the second time on November 8, 2015.  In 2014, I finished as the 2nd amateur and 14th overall.  That was my first race longer than Olympic distance, and was surprised how...