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Heidi A.

Heidi A. Triathlete, future DPT, and spinning instructor. Join me in my ventures, as I haphazardly juggle Ironman training, PT school, and real life!
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New Chapter: Gut Check by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As age 35 is coming up quickly on the horizon, my priorities in life, triathlon, work have shifted. I have been putting "this" off for years and years... mostly for one race ... Read on »
Sick of HR Monitor Chaffing? by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A few months ago my husband and I celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary. Being a pretty active couple, our gifts to teach other are a little off the wall ranging from Rogue ... Read on »
Paleo Dessert? by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Over the past year I've discovered the next best thing to delicious fro-yo.... It's called Yo-nanas. After hearing about it on several podcasts and trying it officially at a ... Read on »
Functional Realizations of a Triathlete by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I've been participating in the sport of triathlon now long enough to come to a few realizations. When I   train for the longer distances (70.3 and beyond) a few things happe ... Read on »
Biohacking a Triathlon: CrossFit Style by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Although my husband and I met on the college track scene training for many of the same events in the early 2000s,  our styles of training have since diverged completely. ... Read on »
FL 70.3 Race Report by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Swim Pre-swim I caught up with Lisa Smelser and her husband Luke. I also was fortunate enough to catch up with my good friend Jocelyn Cornman. After that, Flex and Scott we ... Read on »
Gulf Coast 70.3 or 69.1: Sub 5 of Bust by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As I checked out the Panama City beach Friday afternoon after my pre-race workouts, I wasn't too optimistic about the swim happening. I visit Panama City frequently. Minus a ... Read on »
BFAS Race Report by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Usually the normal recovery for me for a 70.3 is 1-2 weeks. After the swim was cancelled last weekend at Gulf Coast, I felt shorted! I checked the weather forecast, made sur ... Read on »
Adult Spring Break : Triathlon Style by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon We spent Saturday rocking out a 63 mile ride at the Tour de Ranch with some solid rolling hills that included about 3000 feet of climbing. Not bad for Florida right? We ... Read on »
Tropical Trails by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Although my first "Florida winter" has been a little disappointing with lots of days below freezing-- over the past weekend I was lucky enough to head a few hours south to M ... Read on »
2013: Lessons Learned and What Lies Ahead by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I love as the year ends and we all get a little down time to reflect on the the good, the bad, and the ugly of the past 365 days. For me, some of my favorite highlights incl ... Read on »
2014 Plan by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Ragnar Ultra Relay Miami-Key West Gate River Run-March 15th  Wildman Triathlon-March 15th? Florida 70.3-April 13th  St. Anthony's Triathlon   Gulf Coast Tri ... Read on »
Rev3 FL:Going Out with a Bang by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Although I had a break hrough with my Olympic distance PR, 2013 has been a wash overall for high quality racing. From the start of the year I was plagued with sickness, job ... Read on »
Rev3 South Carolina Race Report by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I was fortunate enough to head up to beautiful Anderson, South Carolina a few weeks ago with my good friends Chloe , Kristen , Summer, Ryan Oilar and of course the Rev3 crew ... Read on »
Down for the Count: Injury Prevention 101 by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Over the past weekend I was fortunate enough to head to Pittsburgh to see the family and run one of my favorite road races: "the Great Race". With my mid-summer move, I back ... Read on »
Banana Salted Almond Smoothie by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As training vamps up for Rev3 South Carolina , Miami 70.3 and Rev3 Florida , I have had a hard time squeezing in enough calories.... Especially quality ones! With that said, ... Read on »
Race-cation by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Over the past weekend I headed west to the Gulf of Mexico in search of white sands, blue water, and sunny skies to celebrate my 8th anniversary, spend time with friends, and ... Read on »
Surprises by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Have you ever had one of those races that you went into thinking "I'm probably not in that good of shape-this could turn out ugly".....and somehow surprisingly you knock it ... Read on »
BFAST #1 and #2 Combo RR by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon   Race #1: Minus a 30 minute late start, the race overall went pretty well. I went out hard knowing that red-lining would be key to being successful. The swim was uneve ... Read on »
Florida Gal by Heidi A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's official I've finally made my move and can proudly say I am a Florida gal! Although I'm excited to be here, I am far from settled and very much missing my NOLA friends. ... Read on »