outdoor adventure, travel + healthy living

Category: Motivation




A Look at 32… In Training, Work, Travel + Life


I turned 32 last week, which means I am officially firmly planted ‘in my 30s.’ For the last few years, I’ve tended to do some kind of birthday post, because I usually try to use this time each year as a mid-year reflection point …



coping with a bad workout

How to Cope With (and Turn Around) a Bad Workout


Bad workouts are a fact of life/training. They’re impossible to avoid… and honestly, I try look at a crappy workout as a positive in a lot of ways. Feeling exhausted? That may be because you went super hard the day before, or maybe it …


Necessary Come-Down Periods in Training, Racing + Work

Necessary Come-Down Periods in Training, Racing + Work


For me, getting through my first race and the book launch has led to a pretty big come-down the last couple of weeks. While I’m still plugging away at work and training, I definitely needed the time at home just coming back to some …