How to do the Holidays right

LaurenNutrition, Workout

This time of year is always crazy. Historically, I personally push hard to stretch my season out through the end of November/early December. If I can stay 70% fit and avoid consuming too many pumpkin spice lattes then I can usually have 1 or 2 good races late in the year. It can be pretty tough to stay motivated and … Read More

Pump the Brakes

LaurenWorkout

A good training partner and friend of mine, Joanna Zeiger,  said to me on our long run last weekend ” The difference between a world champion and a wanna-be is not training harder but training smarter”. It is no surprise that most of us- triathletes- have uber Type A personalities.  Everyday is a competition; whether it is within ourselves or … Read More

Training Tuesday

LaurenWorkout

Another Tuesday in the books. Run 70 min total  15 min warm up 8x:30 at 5:50 pace with :30 rest in between 4X ( 0.5mi at 5:35, :20 rest, 0.25mi at 5:25, 3min rest) 3mi at 7:25 pace Swim 4300m 500 warm up 8×75 50 free/25 backstroke double arm 8×100 descend 1-4, 5-8 first 4 pull, second 4 swim 30 … Read More

Training Tuesday

LaurenWorkout

80 minute run -20 minute warm up -8x :30 pick ups to 5:45 pace -5x 2:00 at 5:35 pace R.I. 2min -3mi tempo Cool down to complete time 4500m swim session MS: 12×125 #3,6,9-12 125’s fast ; 7×100 at threshold 2hr 15min trainer session -20 min warm up -6x:30 build to 40k watts -4 rounds of: 5 min at 40k … Read More

Training Tuesday- in Boulder!

LaurenWorkout

Sorry everyone for not posting last week. I had just moved to Boulder and my training was not worthy of being posted. I think last Tuesday it was 14x1hr drive in the car from Tucson to Boulder. Thankfully, my mom flew out and did the drive for me (love you Mom!). My life would not be nearly as great as … Read More

Treadmill Workouts for Winter

LaurenWorkout

Here are a few of my favorite treadmill workouts to keep you busy while its snowy outside! Enjoy! Workout #1 10 min warm up 8x:30 @ 5k pace with :30 rest (stand on side of treadmill, keep the pace at 7min) 2x (2mile at half marathon pace- 3 min easy jog- 1 mi at 10k pace – 8 min jog … Read More