“Endurance sports changed the way I treat my body.” Amy was a dancer her entire life and competed seriously through college as a dance major. The environment was competitive – not only in terms of skill and ability but also in terms of dieting and body shape. Many of the women struggled with eating disorders […]
“It’s all downhill from here” is a duplicitous phrase. It connotes both easy coasting ahead and some sort of decline. If someone yells it during a run race it’s hard to know whether they mean there are no hills ahead—which they only say if it’s a lie— or a general platitude like “You’re almost there!” It insinuates […]
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted one of these, but today I want to share a story from my beautiful friend and fellow athlete Deirdre DeKock. Here she shares her story in her own words, about how triathlon has helped her face obstacles big and small.
Marilia Bocchetto has a successful career as a writer, editor, and producer for CNN. She is also a triathlete, having finished the NYC and Chicago Olympic triathlons as well as other sprint triathlons and running events. She has also had bariatric surgery and lost over 100 lbs in the process so far. In 2014 […]
Saturday night was the night before some of the biggest races of the year -Augusta, Chattanooga, Lake Lanier, Berlin and more. I was nervous, tense, and ready to push fast forward on the weekend. It felt like the night before my IRONMAN! But while many of my athletes and friends from Atlanta Tri Club, Energy Lab, […]