Balance, Healthy Living, IronGirl, Life

Iron Girl Journey: From a Different Perspective

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Writing about my week 3 Iron Girl Training has come with a lot of hesitation. Part of me feels like a failure, but the other half feels like a total bada**. So, this week, my Iron Girl journey comes from a different perspective – overcoming obstacles. Pushing Through This week I suffered terribly with bronchitis. Day 2 of taking medicine…

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Balance, Healthy Living, IronGirl, Life

Iron Girl Training – Week 2

Iron Girl

Iron Girl Training – Week 2 I was excited to get out and try my new borrowed bike from my in-laws. My father-in-law helped me adjust the seat, and gave me some pointers on the gears. I can get such better speed on this bike! I now have a mirror, lights, a bell, spare tire and air pump! Lucky for…

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Pineapple Clothing

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This post contains affiliate links and affiliate marketing designed to provide a means for us to earn fees for our website. Pineapple Clothing I ordered my first pair of leggings from Pineapple Clothing and I couldn’t be happier. After browsing their wide variety of leggings, sports bras and tops, I chose their Peacock Tone Ellie Performance Yoga Capri Leggings in…

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Balance, Healthy Living, IronGirl, Life

Iron Girl Training – Week 1

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I know a lot of women are intimidated by a triathlon – heck even I was. Which is why I love Iron Girl –  it’s about having fun, it’s about supporting each other, and striving for your personal best. While I do consider myself an athlete, I recognize I am an amateur. It doesn’t make me any less than anyone…

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Balance, Healthy Living, IronGirl

My IronGirl Journey

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This year will be my second year of doing the bike/run for the IronGirl Syracuse. My experience last year was fun, exciting and life changing. It was also my first attempt at any bike or run. I did not consider myself an athlete, or a runner, or a cyclist. Truth be told, I was talked into the race by my…

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Balance, Healthy Living, Life

5 Ways to Stay On Top of Your Fitness Game

We all know someone who started working out, who was super motivated, and then months later no closer to their goal. I myself was in a that boat a few times. Entering the fitness world can be overwhelming and discouraging at times. I set out on my current journey about two years ago. I am not the best at anything…

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Making Strides

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It has been two weeks since I last posted. I think I just needed to breathe and regroup. Having a schedule and goals works for me for the most part. But I needed to get back to where I was exercising for no other reason except for my enjoyment. I was tired and feeling myself getting cranky. It may have…

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No Goals

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This past week, I told myself – No goals. I was worn down. Not just physically, but mentally, too. I was doing too much and felt like I was going full speed on every aspect of my life. Last week, I was stressed and frazzled. I was forgetting appointments, I was exhausted and stressed. When life starts to get too off…

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Slowing Down is Not Failure

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  What a week! Daylight Savings time combined with a long and crazy work week, sure tested my perseverance. This week my fitness was slow. But, slowing down is not failure. Failure only comes when we give up. And, I am not one to give up. Monday FIT Class for one hour The day from hell…Okay it wasn’t that bad,…

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Fitness Progress – Week of March 5th

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International Women’s Day was this past Thursday. And, while I think it’s great to have a day to celebrate how awesome we are – I think it is the other 364 days of the year we need to focus on. So many women underestimate themselves and tear themselves down: I could never do that. I don’t look as good as…

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