Back in December I talked a little bit about planning for your 2017 season. But what about those of you who are just thinking about embarking on a triathlon journey? Where do you start? In the upcoming months here at The Anxious Triathlete, we’re going to get back to basics. If you’re someone who has … Continue reading How do you know if you’re ready to train for a triathlon?
Planning for 2017
It’s that time of the year- presents, cookies, and a deep desire to curl up in front of a fire and never move again. Which means it's also time to look ahead and plan next year’s tri season! So how do you go about picking your races for 2017? It all depends on your goals. Here’s … Continue reading Planning for 2017
Esprit de She: Race Review!
After the bizarre experience that was SUPERFROG, I was hesitant to end my triathlon racing season on such a weird note. I love this sport, and I really wanted to find my happy again. So with that in mind, and with my always down-to-race friend Jenna by my side, I made a last minute decision … Continue reading Esprit de She: Race Review!
Race Prep Routine!
By now I have this packing/ prepping thing down to a science (I told you that organizing is one of my favorite activities!), so today I'm sharing how I pack and prepare for race morning. I've also made you a gift: An Anxious Triathlete Gear Checklist! Click here to download: triathlon-gear-checklist It's so important to take the … Continue reading Race Prep Routine!
Does this Tri Kit make my butt look big?
I think the number one question I am asked- from both aspiring triathletes and people who are just curious- is “what do you wear???” I had the same question starting out- how do you go from swimming to biking to running when there’s no place to change out of your bathing suit and into your … Continue reading Does this Tri Kit make my butt look big?
You’re going to fall. Get it over with.
This blog has been all about the nitty gritty basics of triathlon- the fun, the embarrassing, and the painful. Today’s post includes all three, because today I’m going to tell you about my first time riding in clipless pedals. The name “clipless pedals” is a bit of a misnomer, since you clip the cleat of … Continue reading You’re going to fall. Get it over with.
Hey anxioustriathlete, where you been?
I have great hopes for this blog. I want it to be a place where people come to get all of their most embarrassing triathlon training questions answered without having to ask, where people are inspired to compete in their first triathlon or increase their race distance. I want to bring more fun to the … Continue reading Hey anxioustriathlete, where you been?
Cycling: Rules of the Road
Last weekend I took my fancy new bike down to my favorite cycling path for a little getting to know you jaunt. I love this path because it’s actually separated from the road, so you don’t have to worry about a car passing too close (unless that car happens to be careening off the road … Continue reading Cycling: Rules of the Road
Goal Setting and Cocktails
First, my apologies for the lapse in posts! I was overwhelmed by the response for my last post about poop and wasn't exactly sure how to top that... So, in the spirit of topping past accomplishments, I think it's the perfect time to talk about goal setting. I'm a big believer in reflecting on your past … Continue reading Goal Setting and Cocktails
Things No One Wants to Talk About
I’ve dedicated this blog to one truth: Providing you with the nitty gritty details of doing a triathlon so that you’re not surprised on race day. In the spirit of that truth, I think it’s time that we tackle the one subject no self respecting writer wants to talk about. Poop. Let’s face it- There’s … Continue reading Things No One Wants to Talk About