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Training to Survive

The Why Behind the Triathlon — I’ve been taking up space on the Internet, in your Twitter feeds, on your Facebook friends’ wall, talking about my workouts and progress toward this huge goal–my first triathlon. I’m taking up space here, … Continue reading

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Day 19

I now have proof that my cardiovascular fitness is improving. I did a 3 minute warm-up on the treadmill this morning at 3.3mph, then bumped it up to 3.5 for the rest of the 57 minutes of my workout. I … Continue reading

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Day 18

My 20-year-old Bianchi is still soldiering on, but she lost a kickstand right before the ride. Just..broke off into pieces. Now I’m concerned about other parts that might follow suit. Today’s 9 mile bike ride was a little tough. Need … Continue reading

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Day 17

Wow. What a difference NEW SHOES make! I let the pros at Marathon Sports in Cambridge help me find the right fit for my huge size 11’s. ┬áSaucony makes shoes that love my feet. 60-minutes on the treadmill at 3.3mph, … Continue reading

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Day 16

I did a timed workout today, fitting in a 30-minute walk with a 20-minute bike at the YMCA. I felt exhausted afterwards, but I think I didn’t eat well beforehand. The time has come to splurge for new shoes. I … Continue reading

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