Nutrition and Cycling

For years, the mantra of many cyclist was about carbo loading, high carb meals, and carbs fuel your ride. But recently, with the popularity of low carb diets, some cyclists have begun to doubt the mindset that a high carb diet is the solution for them. Instead, they...

Living Outside the Box!

Liv and I both love to do CrossFit at our local box, Axistence Athletics. Of course, that doesn’t mean that is all that we do, and I’m sure you are the same way. Axistence Athletics believes that you don’t go to the gym just to get better at going to...

Getting back to 100%

Recently, I had rotator cuff surgery. It has been just over two months. The recovery is going well, but it will still be months before my shoulder is completely back to near normal. Lengthy recoveries can be challenging and I wrote a few tips that helped me get...

Now I Wear Shorts

In some ways, the ME of 4 years ago was quite different to the person I am today. To the casual observer, I was simply a woman walking down the street, lost in her own world, but to me, I was fiercely focused on walking.  I could hear the slight tap, thunk, tap,...

Shoulder recovery – 7 weeks out

On January 12th, I had rotator cuff surgery. I’m 45 and it was the first surgery I ever had. It’s been just over seven weeks since the surgery. I have come along way with my recovery but I still have a long way to go. I just have to keep following my...

CrossFit Open time!

Once again, it is time for the CrossFit Open season. It’s the annual 5 week competition around the world held at every CrossFit affiliate location. Each Thursday evening, a specific workout is posted by CrossFit HQ. Participants have until Monday to do the workout and...