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Recovery Tools You Need for Traveling


If you’re a cyclist, runner or triathlete who ever travels for racing or training, or honestly, even on vacation or business in general, you know that recovering from a plane ride can be brutal, and recovering post-race when you have a flight the next …



7 Ways to Consistently Run While Traveling


Summer is officially here, and that means SUMMER VACATION! (Cue cheering noises here, and a countdown calendar for us to be done with Ironman so I can truly embrace the doing-whatever-I-want-for-training lifestyle again…) Anyway, for most of us, summer is a great time to …

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Watch Your Water Bottles: A Cyclist Traveler PSA


I wrote earlier this year about how I was swapping out my water bottle and coffee-buying habit at the airport for a Nalgene and a completely sealed thermos, but it’s time for a refresher as to why I fixated on that swap… Peter recently …



Summer Travel & Your Training


Summer travel & training. Yikes. This one stresses me out a lot right now. Our travel schedule—ironically, stacked with races, but for me, mostly races I’m doing talks at—makes it really hard to work in the hours needed for IM training. It’s been a …



Active Travel on a Budget: Clothing


I’ve been trying harder and harder lately to create a capsule-style wardrobe for active travel. It’s never easy, and it’s rare that there are trips with just one activity, or just one climate. Most of the time, there’s a blend of running, hiking, cycling, …



How to Find a Running Route When You’re Traveling


As someone who spends most of her time in unfamiliar spots, I’ve picked up a lot of tips over the years for how to find a spot to work out that’s safe, fun and efficient while on the road. Got a business trip coming …



Travel on a Budget: Space Savers & Organizational Lifesavers


When you’re traveling for more than a couple days, packing and dealing with life in general can get freaking crazy—and annoying. I hate when my stuff explodes everywhere in our rental/hotel/van, and Peter hates it even more. So, I’ve started to get (a little) …



Active Travel on a Budget: Food and Food Prep


In the past three months, I’ve been in 16 different spots. And even when we are settled for a few weeks, it’s never actually at home. So, we travel with a lot of food and food prep supplies when we can. It saves a …



A Month of Travel Writing—Roundup and Thoughts


I was stoked to test out this whole idea of picking a ‘buzzword’ for the month, and with 7 countries and 14 beds slept in during January, it seemed appropriate to start by writing a few pieces directed at TRAVEL. I decided to try the …



Surviving Travel, Staying Fit


I’ve been, as you may have guessed, traveling a lot this season. And the past two years. And the past decade. And with travel comes the constant struggle to stay somewhat in shape—or at least, not go too crazy on the frites on days …