Monthly Archives: January 2014

Whelp…I registered

  I’ll let the picture speak for itself. 

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Hello body. My name is Courtney.

As an athlete, you learn about your body in different ways. You learn to separate the pain of pushing harder and from the pain of an oncoming injury. You develop an awareness of when all cylinders are firing or when … Continue reading

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Courtney’s Levels of Bike Fitness

Since 2007, I have battled with the saddle. Sometimes I love the rush of speeding along the road and other times the bike is my personal torture device. The only thing consistent about my bike training is inconsistency. I definitely … Continue reading

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Friendly Competition

I’m lucky to have found such great training partners. My only regret is my crazy schedule preventing me from training consistently with them. This season, however, I’m committed to training as much as possible with them even if it’s not … Continue reading

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And my body goes “Like Whoa”

Whoa. What is this feeling? Soreness? Exhaustion? Generalized muscle fatigue? My body only vaguely remembers being pushed this hard. Saturday my group did a ride a little too late for me to get back in time for a nap before … Continue reading

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Why an Ironman?

Ironman represents the pinnacle of endurance sports for me. Ever since I became a triathlete I knew an Ironman was in my future. It was just a matter of time. And time is just one of the many things training … Continue reading

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