2016 Chicago Swim Run

I knew nothing about swimrun racing before I actually RACED the 2016 Chicago Swim Run.  I had seen some photos from the Otillo races overseas but wasn’t quite sure what the rules were or what the whole sport was about. A good friend of mine (who also was responsible for…

The 5 “Why” Exercise

In athletics, general fitness, and life, there are times when we can just feel 'stuck'. The hardest part about feeling stuck is trying to get unstuck. Hm, "hello Captain Obvious." How do we become unstuck without falling back into the same feelings or situations in the future? Understanding the 5…

Super Sweet Swedes

THE BACKGROUND AND TRIP TO STOCKHOLM Last winter my dad emailed me from Stockholm, Sweden, where he was spending several days working. He told me that his Ironman finish came up with Calle, one of his business associates there. Apparently it also came up that I am an endurance coach…