CapTex Tri- finale of my 1 month of racing !

LaurenNews, Races

The 2nd round of the Lifetime Tri Series was in Austin, TX on Memorial Day. This race was my 4th race in 5 weeks so I knew going into it that the race was going to be both mentally and physically challenging. I also was in the middle moving to Tucson, so I was trying very hard to stay focused … Read More

Hurts so Bad- Kansas 5150

LaurenNews, Races

If you want to be successful in an endurance sport then you have to love pain. There is no secret to success. You have to suffer day in and day out and you have to welcome it with a smile. When you get to the professional level of any sport, especially triathlon, everyone trains hard, everyone eats right, and everyone … Read More

Food Diary Day #2

LaurenRaces, Recipe

Pre- workout ½ c of trader joes gluten free oats slow cooked in a pot with ½ banana, 1 spoon of cocoa, 1 spoon of cinnamon, pinch of salt 1 Nespresso with light soy milk 4 First Endurance Optygen HP pills, 2 First Endurance Multivitamins Workout 1 75min long run with 4miles hard in the middle. During Workout 6oz water … Read More

Food Diary Day #1

LaurenNews, Recipe

Pre- workout ½ c of trader joes gluten free oats slow cooked in a pot with ½ banana, 1 spoon of cocoa, 1 spoon of cinnamon, pinch of salt 1 Nespresso with light soy milk 4 First Endurance Optygen HP pills, 2 First Endurance Multivitamins Workout 1 2.5hr ride with short intervals above LT/ 3mi run off bike with 1mi … Read More

Racing in the cold and overcoming bad luck!

LaurenRaces

  The past 3 races I have competed in (Alcatraz, South Beach, St. Anthony’s) have been mediocre at best and after each race I sat down and wrote about every mistake I made and also about the positives from each race. To be quite honest, the past few weeks my mind has been wandering and I have not been able … Read More