Author Archives: Corey

About Corey

I am a 30-something swim, bike, run addict married to my best friend and in love with my two schnoodle doggies.

USAT Nationals Week 9: Atlanta!

3 weeks until USAT Nationals I had to shift all my swimming and biking workouts to the front part of the week to prepare for a very special weekend in Atlanta. It made Monday – Thursday a bit heavy, but it … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Week 8: Tidewater Sprint

4 weeks until USAT Nationals The schedule called for a (rust-buster) sprint triathlon last week, but there was a local one that fit my schedule much better this week. I moved some things around to back of the volume and intensity … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Week 7: Building

5 weeks until USAT Nationals Technically this week was supposed to be a recovery week for swimming and biking, but since the week before last was a bit of a recovery week because of missed workouts, I decided to switch some … Continue reading

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Shout Out: Seacret Minerals from the Dead Sea

Way back in early February when we were still dealing with the frozen tundra of Chicago winter, we spent Super Bowl weekend snowed in at our friends, Eric and Shannon’s house. While we were there, Shannon and I talked about the new venture that … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Week 6: Best Week Yet!

7 weeks until USAT Nationals This week was almost the exact opposite of the previous week. I was able to get in all the workouts, including a legit (for me) long bike AND and open water swim! And maybe, just maybe I … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Week 5: Move Week #2 – Derailed

8 weeks until USAT Nationals The final week of the move was not nearly as successful (from a workout standpoint) as the first week. In fact, the week was so busy that I never even really got around to planning … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Week 4: Move Week #1

8 weeks until USAT Nationals The (first) big move week was last week. I knew it, would be interesting as far as my workouts went and wasn’t sure exactly how it would play out. I planned the days as I normally … Continue reading

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