It’s March here in San Diego, which means the time has come for daylight saving time, open water swims (brrr), and the first race of the season! This weekend I’ll be racing the Superseal Sprint in Coronado, California. Superseal holds a special place in my heart since it was the first triathlon I ever did. … Continue reading Is it Race Week already?
We’ve talked about the most basic of basic swim tips- how to select and put on your swim cap- but what about getting in the water and starting to move? When I first started swimming I was super uncomfortable with the thought of putting my face in the water, not being able to see in … Continue reading Swimming and Breathing
Maybe you’re curious about triathlon. Maybe you have friends who race, but you don’t feel athletic enough to race with them. Maybe you just want a big scary goal to shake up your comfort zone. Whatever your reason for wanting to tri, we all have reasons for why we haven’t started yet. It took a … Continue reading What’s holding you back?
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?
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
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!
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!