Triathlon Quick Tip: Chapstick- Don’t Cycle Without It

It seems so simple. Chapstick. But it is a lifesaver at about mile 60-75, when your chamois cream has worn away and you discover new seams in your riding shorts or cycling shoes that never before wreaked havoc with your skin. I have my favorite chamois cream- I make my own, actually. There are also... Continue Reading →

Cycling accidents and the Morel-Lavallée Lesion- don’t tough it out

If you're like me, you tough it out after a bike accident, if nothing seems broken at the time. If you're moving, your first worry is about your bike. Then you'll squirt you're water bottle over the blood draining down your leg, then climb back on the bike (assuming your helmet didn't hit). In my... Continue Reading →

No Repercussions!

Last night- no extra pain! Yay! It is all there- just dull. Totally looking forward to getting the physical therapist to assess it the end of this week. I managed to drop the excuses and get to the YMCA today for about 30 minutes of intervals on the elliptical. The rest of the day was... Continue Reading →

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