saltEgirl: Confessions of a Tri Junkie




Nutrition

Posted on April 08, 2015 by Lauren Stout
cycling , marathon , nutrition , running , swimming , triathlon

Nine miles into a long run, and I am unable to figure out why I am so beat.  I am not running particularly fast, I'm in fantastic shape, I'm not hungover, and there is no wind or hills, so 9 miles in I should feel like a rock star, not... [Details]


Spring

Posted on March 31, 2015 by Lauren Stout
bike , cycling , marathon , run , running , SPRING , swim , swimming , triathlon , women

SPRING “Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” ~Robin Williams The mercury in the thermometer has at last inched its way up to almost consistently stay above 32°, the snow on the boardwalk is a memory, the layer of ice on the lake has melted, and the smell of... [Details]



Winter

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Lauren Stout
cycling , marathon , running , swimming , triathlon

I am beginning to think I live in a frozen tundra. Driving to work this morning the thermometer in my car read -1 degree with a wind chill of -17 degrees--and I live in the southern part of the state. I find myself hugging the electric radiator in my office... [Details]





Shameless

Posted on January 05, 2015 by Lauren Stout
cycling , marathon , run , running , swim , swimming , triathlon , Uncategorized

“Shameless” Athletes are gross by nature. Wrestlers are famous for their cachectic frames and ringworm scattered over their bodies.  High school, college, and professional locker rooms are all breeding grounds for antibiotic-resistant bacteria like MRSA.  Then there is always jock itch and athlete’s foot.  Triathletes and endurance athletes of all... [Details]