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Looking for a Challenging Triathlon?

If you’re one of the many triathletes who wants something a little more challenging, then you should check out this WeRTriathletes webinar, “Looking for a Challenging Triathlon.” Here, I interview Scott Fricks of US Virgin Island Triathlon community. Scott and his partner Theresa Harper produced the Beauty & the Beast Triathlon. They will be organizing…

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St. Anthony’s Triathlon Race Review

St. Anthony’s Triathlon Race Review… but first a brief history of the triathlon… St. Anthony’s Triathlon began in 1984 as the Tampa Bay Triathlon and was part of the 10-city U.S. Triathlon Series. That year, 600 athletes completed the 1.5K (0.9 mi.) swim, 40K (24.8 mi.) bike and 10K (6.2 mi.) run at Fort DeSoto.…

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Venganza Soar Cycling Kit

When Gina Cornell and I met, it was under trying circumstances. As I discussed in a previous blog, my sister had just passed away from a stroke, and her best friend had a stroke. Both women were under 60. One day, when I was talking with Gina, I told her I saw a beautiful monarch…

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Triathlon for the Every Woman Review

Meredith Atwood, the author of the book, Triathlon for the Every Woman – You can be a Triathlete. Yes. You., is an amazingly inspirational person. She’s a mother of two and fellow blogger of Swim Bike Mom. I’ve been reading her blog for a while now and through her blog, I feel like I connected…

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How do I get Stronger on the Bike?

The bike is one of my struggles. No, I take that back, all three disciplines are hard for me and I don’t do any particularly well. However, I do love the sport of triathlon and constantly try to better myself. One of the questions that I often find myself asking myself is, “How do I…

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What is Metabolic Profiling?

Here’s a webinar where I talked with the Founder of MetPro, Anthony Poli. MetPro is a sponsor of this blog and they are also a WeRTriathletes team sponsor. I’ve been using their services for nearly six months and have gotten to goal weight. Everyone I have referred to them has also been successful on the…

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Women Empowerment in Cycling

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to make a video with my bike over my head for women empowerment in cycling to promote the new Colorado Classic Bike Race and one of the oldest triathlons, St. Anthony’s Triathlon in Florida. My daughter and son came home for the day. So, I asked them…

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What are the Best Recovery Shoes?

What are the best recovery shoes to wear after a long run? Isn’t that the $1,000 question? I find that after a long run, my achilles and my plantar fasciitis kicks in and it hurts to walk! There are so many different brands on the market that claim to do the same thing, yet, there’s…

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Workout Clothes to Keep You Motivated

If you’re looking for workout clothes to keep you motivated as the spring gets under way, then you may want to check out Marika. They have reasonably priced workout clothes, including running apparel, which will keep you motivated through the spring and summer months! Recently, the company sent me a sample of their hottest items…

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How to Recover from a hard workout?

As runners and triathletes, we work hard. We swim hard. We cycle hard and we run hard. But what do we do to recover? How do we keep going day in and day out? How can we recover from a hard workout? Jared Ward, an Olympian and an elite runner, tells us how to recover…

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A New Headsweats Ambassador

I’m a hat person. I love wearing hats and I think hats generally look good on me. Hats have been something I enjoyed wearing, even as a kid. So when Headsweats announced that I was going to be one of their ambassadors, I was psyched! Headsweats makes the coolest headwear! They sent me two caps.…

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Ever Hear of Tifosi Sunglasses?

What I love about Tifosi Sunglasses is that they are reasonably priced, look great and are light as a feather! They are perfect for running and cycling. Recently, the company asked if I would review two pairs – Swank SL and Svago. They have dozens of other pairs on their website too! I think you…

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What Happens After Ironman? By Lisa Moran

Here’s a story of a young woman who completed her first Ironman. Find out what happened after that… Lisa Moran….you are an Ironman.  These are the magical words I dreamt about for the one year leading up to Louisville Ironman 2018.  On the cold and wet evening of October 14, 2018 I in fact heard…

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Racing Heart by Kate Mihevc Edwards Review

I broke my toe. It hadn’t been diagnosed when I starting reading Racing Heart — A Runner’s Journey of Love, Loss and Perseverance by Kate Mihevc Edwards but right after I finished the book, I went to Urgent Care and found out it was officially broken. Feeling sorry for myself, as I was reading the…

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Motivation by Jeff Galloway

Almost every runner feels better after almost every run. But there are “those days” every year when the subconscious reflex brain is under a higher level of stress/pressure and will divert you away from thoughts about taking a run by sending messages like “there’s too much to do.” By taking conscious action, you can override…

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Zwift Tour: Emily’s Short Mix

If you have less than an hour to spend on Zwift, then consider checking out Emily’s Short Mix. This half-hour Zwift program will get you sweating and keep you there until the ride is finished. This ride was specifically intended for a woman rider, but anyone can take the challenge. And, let me tell you,…

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EventPower LI’s Riverhead Rocks 2019

Team Galloway Long Island set EventPower LI’s Riverhead Rocks as a “suggested” race for 2019. The timing was perfect. We scheduled the Bridgehampton Half Marathon in May as our goal race, so getting in the 10 miles at the end of March worked out well for us. Four of the Nassau County members — Ray,…

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What is the Ultimate Recovery Device?

Discount code available at the end of the blog post. I’ve tried almost every recovery device out there, and if you know me, you know that’s true. Recently, I had the opportunity to review a new product called, The Meteor, by MyoStorm. The Meteor is the ultimate recovery device because it combines pressure, heat and…

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It Could Always Be Much Worse!

I stubbed and broke my toe. When I went to the Urgent Care doctor, she told me to stay off it for six weeks. “No activity. No swimming. No cycling. And, no running!” she told me. It could always be worse. Depression set in immediately following the visit. What about all the races I have…

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New Podcasts Every Week on HTOA

Have you listened to our February Hilary Topper on Air (HTOA) podcasts? If not, here are a few of them for your listening pleasure. An Individualized Diet How to Lose Weight Through Metabolic Profiling – https://www.hilarytopperonair.com/episode/how-to-lose-weight-for-good/ Do you want to lose weight? Are you a serial dieter? Have you tried diet after diet and nothing…

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Are there Coincidences in Triathlons?

The strangest thing happened. Some would call it a coincidence in triathlons. Others may say, there are no such things as coincidences in triathlons or anywhere else for that matter. Nearly a year ago, a woman, named Gina, reached out to me requesting that I review her newly designed kit. She sent it to me…

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