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California May Stop School Physical Fitness Tests – That’s Great News

Included in Governor Newsom’s budget for next year is a 3-year suspension of physical fitness testing in schools. The only bad news here, is that it’s only a 3 year suspension. I first heard about this from Jenna T – … Continue reading

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Training Update – Not To Jinx It, But…

I hate to jinx it by saying anything, but my training has been going really well. As I  suspected, freeing myself from the pressures of the official IM time limits has allowed me to celebrate my workouts and my progress … Continue reading

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Training Update – Wednesday Is The Best Day!

My new training schedules embraces the fact that I don’t really enjoy running, biking, or swimming by giving me a chance to do some activities that I do enjoy. Wednesday’s workout is one of those. I would love to do … Continue reading

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Training Update: Here We Go, Again… Again

My neck is still a little twingey but we’ve agreed that if I keep traction-ing, icing, and PT-ing, I can get back to training. My goal is to get my IronFat event done by the end of May for several … Continue reading

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Finding the Funny in Triathlon

After a stilted attempt in 2010, I’ve been wanting to try comedy for a while now. And the amazing woman of Fatch – The Fat Sketch Comedy Group let me be a guest on their (sold out!) show New Year, … Continue reading

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4 Things You Should Never Say To A Fat Person At The Gym

It’s New Years, which means tons of people joining (or going back) to the gym. Of course, fitness, by any definition, is never an obligation or barometer of worthiness (running a marathon and watching a Netflix marathon are morally equivalent … Continue reading

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“Be Glad You Didn’t Race” and Other Reflections at the Beginning of Another Year of Triathlon Training

My coach texted me on his way back from IRONMAN Arizona (where he had a bunch of athletes racing) to joke with me – “Be glad you didn’t race” because the water was freezing and there was rain in the … Continue reading

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