Keeping his Competitive Edge: Harris Lemon

This post is part of a series of interviews showcasing the real-life experiences of age-group triathletes racing Barrelman triathlon on September 20. Check out my other interviews with Jana, Marc and Ethan! Some of you might recognize yourself in Harris Lemon, an energetic paramedic student who got into triathlon to satisfy his competitive edge after being very active on competitive… Read more →

Back for More: Marc Buklis

This post is part of a series of interviews showcasing the real-life experiences of age-group triathletes racing Barrelman triathlon on September 20. Check out my other interviews with Jana, Harris and Ethan! I first talked with Marc last year as he was preparing to take on his first half-iron distance triathlon at Barrelman 2014. He’s grown a lot as an… Read more →

Fueling for Ironman Muskoka 2015

Yesterday on Facebook, a friend training for Ironman Arizona asked a question about fueling and it turned into a great discussion about carbohydrate concentration, digestion rates and how much CarboPro you can fit into a Camelbak. (I have the most riveting conversations on Facebook. Really.) As an ultra-endurance event, Ironman triathlon has some really unique fueling needs. The length of… Read more →

Follow-Me: Saturday Edition

Thanks to Toronto runner and all-around fantastic blogger Carmy for kicking off Follow-Me Tuesday (or at least that’s what I’m calling it) with Sweat Pink Canada bloggers! Check out what everyone else did at the bottom of this post. Ever wonder what a typical long training day looks like? If you follow me on Instagram then you already got a… Read more →